SnakeMittens wrote:- From the CFO of the Gauntlet Military Corporation
I must concur with the Bavarians. Weaponry may be a better way to back up your currency. What is a precious metal but one people want? If you have more gold than iron on your planet, iron would become a precious metal. The GMC prefers to deal with things of more utilitarian value than aesthetic or perceived value. Additionally, what better way to get rid of pirates than to hire them as your employees?
Plus it makes a nation's economy dangerous in more ways than one.