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Lycanthropy and its Spread Lycanthropy is a horrifying disease to many – a way of life for a few outcasts. It is spread through the bite and saliva of a mature werewolf – though such a bite often incurs extremely painful death before the lycanthropy has a chance to lodge itself in the victim. There are stories of people who […]

The Lycanthropic Crime Prevention Initiative (LCPI)

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The Lycanthropic Crime Prevention Initiative is a cross-conflux subdivision of the Guardian Order, and a controversial one at that. The initiative was founded and funded by Regulator Romanov who issued the executive order to form the initiative. The purpose of the LCPI is to combat crime committed by werewolves, and they are notorious for employing extreme methods towards this aim. […]

Rosencrantz Order

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Motto: Defend and Detain Area of expertise: Conflux Law and Runic Magic One of the largest Orders is the Rosencrantz Order, also known as the Order of the Golden Rose. Founded by Dame Charlott Rosencrantz in the 14th century, it remains a nod to the time where Knights were appointed to uphold magical law. In her time, Charlott was one of the […]

Nightingale Order

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Motto: Heal and Hunt Area of expertise: Potions and Blood Magic ‘The Lady with the Lamp’, Florence Nightingale, broke the Tradition of Word by practicing magic in front of Mundanes while paving the way for the nurse profession in training medics in the Crimean War (1853-56). One of her specialties was potions, and many of their active ingredients remain in commonly practiced […]

Le Fay Order

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Motto: Balance and Bind Area of Expertise: Enchantment and Rituals The origins of the Le Fay Order are shrouded in mystery and controversy. Owing perhaps to being one of the oldest Orders still in existence, no living witchard, nor any reliable written source, seems able to accurately account for where or when it was founded, but legend that it was by the […]

Pickingill Order

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Area of expertise: Beastology Motto: Care and Command Named for its founder, English witchard George Pickingill, the Pickingill Order is famed for its members’ unparallelled expertise in matters relating to beasts both magical and mundane. George Pickingill practiced and perfected his craft in 19th century England, where his unnatural aptitude for animal husbandry came to the attention of even the mundane population, […]

Artemis Order

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Motto: Shape and Shatter Area of expertise: Technomancy & Divination (Chronomancy) Newest among the orders is Artemis, named after the technomancer Gereon Artemis, who pioneered the combination of magic and modern technology. A few years after the founding of the Order, its founder was shunned for his “progressive experiments” with non-human subjects; as a result, Gereon went into exile. It is rumoured […]

The Lander Rebellion

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When talking of werewolves, one cannot help but talk of German werewolves. For many years werewolves have been desperately trying to reach out to witchards and make amends with the old Königsberger Universität. They want a chance at a good life, a job and respect from their neighbors. Though once reviled as monsters and brutes, many werewolves have for centuries […]