Brotherhood of the Amber Crescent
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A black shield with an amber crescent down left and a black stripe bearing the phrase "Amber Crescent" accompanying the shield.
The Brotherhood's leader. He holds the scepter entitling him to full rights and powers within the Brotherhood. He is responsible for the Brotherhood's proper functioning and has three votes. He has the right to circumvent prescribed procedures.
He(They) is(are) named the First Brother's successor(s). As long as the First Brother is alive, the seater(s) enjoy(s) the rights and powers of the Circle of Trust. After the First Brother's death, the scepter passes to the Second Brother(s) granting them full rights and powers within the Brotherhood. There can be no more than two Second Brothers at the same time; if necessary, the scepter can be reproduced in order to be handed to both successors.
Circle of Trust
The Circle of Trust is consisted of reputable Brothers who have proven merit, loyalty and devotion. Upon initiation, new members of the Circle of Trust swear an oath of absolute devotion and receive an Amber Crescent ring, symbol of the oath taken to protect and serve the Brotherhood before any personal or realm interests. Members of the Circle of Trust are granted with the rights to invite and initiate new members, vote, plan and debate. They have two votes each.
Order of the Amber Crescent
Once in a while, Brothers of the Order of the Black Cape are evaluated and with the Circle's consent are admitted to the Order of the Amber Crescent. Upon initiation, new members of the Order of the Amber Crescent swear an oath of blood, that breaks only if 2/3 of the senior members' votes are in favor, and receive the Amber Crescent earing, symbol of the oath taken to loyal service. The earing can only be granted by elder members. Members of this Order are granted with the rights to vote, plan and debate. They have one vote each.
Order of the Black Cape
Upon initiation, the Brotherhood's aspirant members swear an oath of secrecy and receive the Black Cape, symbol of the oath taken to never reveal information relative to their initiation and the Brotherhood's existence, place, members, plans and actions. The Black Cape grants access to the Guild's hideouts and can only be granted by elder members.
The Brotherhood of the Amber Crescent gets occupied with almost everything happening in the Colonies. Actions can be summarized to:
- Bringing knights, lords and rulers up and down the hierarchy.
- Shaping political and religious borders.
- Supporting members' personal interests.
- Influencing internal and external diplomacy.
- Expanding the Brotherhood's influence.
- Everything. Really, everything.
You may see the accomplishments here!
Members are recruited through personal invitation and they are initiated in one of the Brotherhood's hideouts after a small ceremony.
Check the members!
The Brotherhood's origin and hideout locations remain secret.
- Read the generic Oaths. An example of how the Brotherhood functions.