"Far away, outside the Five Galaxies," he said.
Every ship and weapon in the Five Galaxies is made from it.
All the spaceships, computers, and weapons within the Five Galaxies were made from ore from Anshan mines-- even the swords, the only weapons sanctioned by the Planetary Council as fair and appropriate for man-to-man combat.
What's important is that you're here, and here-- in the Five Galaxies-- is where you'll stay?
Given his experience and lauding as one of the most capable strategic battle planners in the Five Galaxies-- the only reason he hadn't been driven out by the Yirkin despite his tiny army-- he found himself learning a tidbit here and there.