I will make a brief personal announcement. My tenure as executor of the SPD Task Force has come to an end. It was a true honor to serve the State as alliance leader this past year. We accomplished much but I will not recite our victories here. Perhaps I shall write that memoir in the future.
When I joined the Protectorate I did not anticipate being involved in higher leadership. I expected something like a continuation of my Navy patrols. Instead I hoped to find a leader capable of organizing our frontier militia and enforcing better standards. When others could not, duty compelled me to step up.
Now I believe it compels me to move aside. SPD was always built to serve specific purposes, and its ends are not applicable to the current political battlefield of Calmil. The dissolution of the task force was amicable and we have left its future reorganization on the table if the Protectorate should require it.
This week Saitsuo has joined IRED. Taisho John Revenent has earned my undying respect as a fleet commander, as has the phlegmatic leadership of Hinkelmann-haan. The men and I feel at home with our stalwart allies in Ishuk-Raata and we look forward to working together as even closer partners.
Under IRED I shall focus on further increasing Saitsuo’s working swords and profit margins. We are growing our operations with new R&D and cryptology departments and we intend to expand aggressively into the Syndicate market.
I thank you for your attention.
For the State,
Henrik Suzaku, CEO Saitsuo Security