Den lediga platsen var Krennic's, enligt (canon) novell Helt fungerande . Direktören kunde inte delta på grund av ett litet fall av dödlighet.
Krennic had shoved his chair aside, standing up and beating a fist on the table. Tagge, two seats down, had both admired the man’s passion for the battle station and been disgusted by the childish way in which he presented it.
In the end, Krennic got what he’d wanted. Another test fire, a larger one. Now the seat two chairs down from Tagge’s was empty.