As Silas Deane continues to build exert his control over Mercury and the Ticonderoga settlement, he focuses on security. Taking queues from the mistakes of the Jovian System, he's done much to prevent similar circumstances. In order to eliminate potential disrespect and disregard, the Captain has replaced many of his original soldiers with new men and younger recruits.Appealing to Hendry Jackson, Silas requested Ares Elite. In a twist, Jackson provided his old friend with two men who had served under Justin Brand in the Jovian wars. Mercury, it seems, will be cast as redemption for more than just one man. Meanwhile, Efim Abken continues his rebellious consideration.