Well done mate!!!!! good to see some positive in this oh so negative world. Good luck with it man!! A door has opened for you so lets hope it either permits a great alliance or opens the path to multitudes of other doors.
At least you are doing what you want to do, unlike me, being a Surveyor just isnt fun anymore.
"A Darkness at Sethanon", a book I aspire to model some of the charcters and scenes