Manly Erectus was the CEO of the Supah Al-Fareek Synerplex on the planet Aurora . His industrial interests included military hardware, construction and engineering services, interactive entertainment, consumer financing and snack foods. When the Pathfinder Ship Pegasus recharted Aurora, TyroCommander Goneril Lear presented him with a demonstration of the ship's weapons, as part of her plan to secure an alliance with the Government of Aurora. (Book 05: Aurora )