Elkin is fairly secretive about his origins and where he came by most of his skills.    However he is all praise for Fosco Marchant and Xandy who helped him get back on his feet, after a difficult time.

He has agreed to give Midmarch a try as merchant advisor, business manager, and business partner to Cass Mordane and The Refinement Group.. Elkin is the business manager for Cass Mordane. He is currently in Ringbridge overseeing the Symphony of Swans.