10.5 years after ROTJ
The New Republic (NR) central government, exiled from Coruscant, situates itself in a mobile fleet. RS is transferred to their old Kaloth Cruiser Harmzuay.
Rogue Squadron fights the Imperials in a massive battle on the planet of Kenimpalii after peace talks between the NR and Empire fail. The Imperials destroy the capital city of Kenimpalii, and RS gets captured and sent to the Imperial prison camp Gremfeld.