Chapter 239: Centuries of Strategic Planning (Two)
In that moment, Lampard's words were like a cold, threatening edge of a blade that traveled into the ears of all archdukes.
"A long time ago, Constellation established a qualification examination to stipulate that only certain kinds of people can become either specific government officials, or the king's arms.
"They used feudal nobility prerogatives, status, and honor to solicit the minor nobility class who were once from humble society, or civilians who could not advance into nobility. They entrusted authority into these impoverished government officials and even allowed them to enter restricted areas that only allowed those of the kingdom's royal bloodline and their families.
Lampard's voice was like an anvil at work, striking the archdukes in their hearts. "Just like that, there were thousands upon thousands of professional government officials from different backgrounds, with distinct duties and a clear-cut division of labor. Together, they formed a stiflingly