Born into Capellan nobility, Aigou gathered through luck, connections, and the right political decisions, wealth. At the beginning of the Jihad, he took action to build a unit using only his own money. The unit saw heavy fighting, and the elite survivors were given over to the Chancellor as Guards to the Throne. The Capellan Confederation Armed Forces accepted the new unit and called it House Tsang Xiao and its founder, Aiguo, became the patron of the house.
- Masters and Minions p. 55