Background Edit

One of the richest and most influential families in Human Space. Their money was mature when old money was being minted, they were buying and selling politicians before graft had a bad name and they have several of their ancestors were Popes back before they gave up their armies.

They were involved in drug trafficking but lost a lot of money after the fall of Unity in the Jump Universe. The family fled to Greenfield and started over.


  • Henry Smythe-Peterwald VIII: By his time their money had gone from obscene to merely plentiful until he Invested early in the Interstellar Net, was able get a lock on the hardware, bought up all the software and invested in several planets just opening up.