- "Every war has its purpose - every end its own justification for its means."
- — Kaanon Gaiden
Kaanon Gaiden was the leader of Cadden Blackthorne's Special Operations unit, dubbed the Elite Guard. They were first formed upon Cadden's first reincarnation of Blackthorne Enterprises, in the Hoth System, and have followed Cadden loyally since.
Gaiden was amongst the Elite Guard casualties during the Battle of Mandalore.