Shawn Talon is the brother of Jack Talon and the primary protagonist of the Silent Void series. Shawn is a commander in the Alliance Navy and a certified field medic in the same faction. Shawn is a by the books military officer who focuses most of his time on forwarding his career. He comes from a long line of naval strategists and his father is currently an Admiral in the navy. Shawn looks down on criminal acts and is known for treating criminals extremely harshly, which often puts him at odds with his brother. Despite their differences, Jack and Shawn are very close. Shawn is a veteran of the Alliance Crusades and is still haunted internally by the events that took place during those times.