There are any number of situations that the IMTel of the Panhuman Concord deems too dangerous for human troops. Admittedly the military shards of the C3 have some discretion to override the extremes of riskaversion that dominate the Concord’s civil shards, but even so, there are many reasons why some ventures must be undertaken by machines.
Drone commanders often lead formations comprising only other machines, or with only limited and carefully protected human elements. Other drone commanders lead ordinary formations of Strike troops or fulfil the same functions as human commanders.
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