Apailana was the Queen of Naboo during the Rise of the Galactic Empire, and was known as an Republic loyalist. After the end of the Clone Wars and the death of Padme Amidala, Apailana would soon discover that the Empire had killed the former Queen and, as a result began aiding any Jedi Knights and Masters that survived Order 66 by bringing them to Naboo. However, her betrayal would soon be discovered and the Empire would send 501st Stormtroopers to Naboo to assassinate Apailana and kill all of her allies, including her personal bodyguards and the Jedi who she allied herself with. Despite having an powerful military, led by former Jedi General no less, the Queen would be killed at the hands of an Imperial Scout Trooper during the Battle of Naboo.