- "Of course. I haven't heard of Grand Admiral Thrawn, either. Certainly not in connection with the Chimaera. Or with some intriguing information raids on several systems in the Paonnid/Obroa-skai region, either."
- ―Talon Karrde
The Paonnid were a sentient species from the known galaxy. In 9 ABY, while wandering on a marketplace on the planet of Bimmisaari, the New Republic hero Han Solo spotted a being who looked like a Paonnid among the crowd.
They produced extrassa art similar to that of the Saffa and the pre-Em Vaathkree.
- Heir to the Empire (First mentioned)