Correction: The mercenary side was the truth, and the "Code of Honor" βμΓΓΣhiτ was the perception, until Karen Travesty bulldozed the idea and decided to turn them into great, misunderstood knights in shining armor of great honor and justice (this subsequently ruined the characters of both Jango and Boba Fett, incidentally).
"There is something going on in time and space, and beyond time and space, which, whether we like it or not, spells duty." -Winston Churchill
"For of all sad words of tongue or pen, The saddest are these: 'It might have been!'" -John Whittier
"Apathy is death." -Kreia