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- "For every job, there's a perfect tool. This galaxy is made of tools; whenever you need one, you simply need the right stimulant to work it in your favor. Everything can be harnessed and everything can be controlled. That is the secret to human progress. The Syndicate has created order where there was chaos, forged power where there was only weakness. We need to maintain that order and power by any means necessary or everything we've worked so hard to build up will crumble in the blink of an eye."
- ―Helen Powell to Tatiana Onegin
Helen Powell was a powerful crime lord and the head of the Syndicate network that dominated organized crime throughout the galaxy following the end of the . Groomed to lead the organization by her father, Helen seized control of the Syndicate shortly before the end of the war. Under her leadership, the organization spread its reach throughout not only human territory but the territories of former Covenant races as well.