List of episodes in this story arc
- Anachronic Order: This story arc takes place before "Assassin" (3:07), "Evil Plans" (3:08), "Hostage Crisis" (1:22), and "Hunt for Ziro" (3:09).
- Creepy Souvenir: In "Cargo of Doom", Cad Bane takes Ahsoka's Padawan braid as a trophy that he hangs from his belt after capturing her. In "Children of the Force", she takes it back after the situation reverses.
- Knight of Cerebus: Cad Bane is one of the darkest villains featured in The Clone Wars.
- Smug Snake: Cad Bane is once again this. Although unlike most people that qualify for this trope, he can actually back up his smugness with skill.