Tag: Ascendant Church

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  • The Inquisition

    1569-1579 ASF The Inquisition was a decade in Ackenzal where those who practiced Tuning outside of the purview of the Ascendant Church were brutally persecuted. Families in connection with them, and occasionally even the towns mages lived in were put …

  • Brother Donhuldur

    Brother Donhuldur was a hero within the Ascendant Church, famed for his exploits at [[Lychway]] during the rise of [[The Grave Robber]]. He subsequently became an expert on [[Revenant | revenants]], and wrote _Gravelight_, the go-to text among those who …

  • The Wainwright

    _"Give me that hammer so I can show you were to break me."_ -Last words of Torvald Wagner, during his Circumfixion The Wainwright, known as Torvald Wagner in life, was a torturer for the Church's early inquisitions in the colonies of [[Zapandi]]. …

  • Ascendant Orders

    The following is a list and brief description of some of the Ascendant Orders: Knightly Brothers of The Champion: Shield-Maidens of The Champion: Charitable Sorority of The Maiden: Repentant Sisters of The Dancer: Flagellant Monks of The Dancer: …

  • Revelatory Opuscule

    Revelatory Opuscules are unique texts produced by the saintly order of [[The Librarian]]. They are generally fantastical poetic works, the content of which is secondary to the illuminated nature of the books themselves. They are lavishly illustrated, and …

  • Alembroth

    Alembroth, also called "salt of wisdom", is a crystalline stimulant and disinfectant used by clerics of the Ascendant Church in some of their rituals, notably by [[The Inquisition | The Inquisition]] in their interrogations and exorcisms. Clerics use it …