Saul Potter is Admiral Sharpe's most trusted confidant and aide during and after the war. Saul was born to a wealthy family on Sihnon, who disowned him when he joined the Independent Faction. He was a minor bureaurat in the Londinium Naval Office when Sharpe retired. Certain he would lose his position with the reorganization of the naval forces he join the independents when war broke out. Saul accepted the role of aide-de-camp to Sharpe. Over the years, Potter became a very capable agent, protecting Sharpe and helping to foment resistance against the Alliance. He fantically loyal to Sharpe and is willing to sacrifice his life to save him. Saul is a man in his fifties with an upper class air. He wears a dress jacket and carries a revolver.