He was connected by birth to at least two thirds of the Charisian aristocracy. Although he seemed remotely aware of that fact, he gave no sign of it. It did, however, grant him a certain comfort level when dealing with superior officers.
In the Year of God 892, he served as Admiral Rock Point's flag lieutenant aboard the war galleon HMS Destroyer. (BSRA) He still served in this position when Rock Point became the new High Admiral after the Battle of the Gulf of Tarot, but was due for promotion to Lieutenant Commander and his own command.