High Seat was a colony of the United States and the United Kingdom in one of the few joint efforts of the first expanse. During the colonies war, High Seat was one of the colonies that chose to sever ties with Earth: They destroyed their [mouth gate], deeming that they could not fight in such a war with a divided populace. Capitalism and a common language joined both sides of High Seat, and in this environment, the child of capitalism grew. Corporations are now as good as the government. It is said that the only reason Corporations did not take the reigns outright was because they wanted to maintain appearances of objectivity. Regardless of whether or not this is true, The Peoples Parliament is little more then a puppet government where the political savvy go to gain favor from their respective corporations.