Nayam Burl was a female Jedi youngling in the years prior to the Clone Wars, training at the same time as Harash Soru. The two became very close friends and formed a relationship with each other.
However, Nayam new that the relationship could not continue. Feeling that she would be unable to be around Hara if she could not be with him she left the Jedi Order and became a Bounty Hunter.
During the early months of the Dark Times Nayam travelled to Stewjon where she encountered the New Jedi Order. Overcome by joy Master Soru took his former love as his apprentice and retrained her as a Jedi whilst re-kindling their former relationship.