Even an elite, advanced society as Romas's had technical difficulties.
Their recruits came from the elite class, while the regular army came from the poor.
Members of the elite federal government and military personnel darted between greencars and buildings, the buzz of radios and shouts adding to the compound's chaos.
The PMF—Poor Man's Front—had started as a protest during the war against the elite that ultimately won and divided the American society between those who lived comfortably—and everyone else.
It was not likely for the paths of a soldier and a member of the political elite to cross paths, but he was the closest thing she had ever had to a friend since leaving her home at the age of four.
"Are these the troops?" a blond woman asked, dressed in tactical clothing and sporting advanced weaponry that reminded Brady just how elite the positions in the special protective service were considered.
A look of incredulity crossed her features, and he doubted any army-type had ever threatened one of the elite class member forces.
Nothing in the town would be standing, because the elite hoarded power and anything that would give them influence.
Brady couldn't help but hope not all elite security forces were as high-maintenance as this one.
This is, apparently, a shortened form of the French elite, elected.
Neither of these two parties was strong enough to crush the other, owing to the apathy and continual desertions of the gentlemen-cavaliers who formed the elite of the Protestant army and the insufficient numbers of the Catholic forces.