The Celestial responsible for creating the Earth. Also known in select supernatural circles by, Aligon, his true name. Known in more popular mythos as any variation of God, Allah, Buddha, etc. Aligon is a Creator Celestial.
A derogatory term most often used by Fledgling vampires when referring to a Paladin.
A term used mainly in reference to vampires over 1,000 years of age.
A set of rules most Ancient vampires abide by, in regard to personal and political conduct in modern nights.
A term used to describe the change process that begins when a Paladin/Harbinger first realizes supernatural creatures exist, and ends when they’ve earned their Creator Blade.
Heavenly bodies often referred to as “Gods”. There are five types of Celestials: Creator, Light, Dark, Reaver, and Shadow.
A devastating blade, rumored to be crafted by Aligon, bestowed upon each Paladin upon accepting their place as a “protector of humanity”. It’s rumored that wounds inflicted by a Creator Blade cannot be healed by supernaturals.
A term most often used by an Ancient vampire when referring to a Paladin. This term can be a compliment or a slur, depending on context.
A term used mainly in reference to vampires between 100 - 1,000 years of age.
A prestigious group of Elders (and sometimes Ancients) that represent their vampiric family in a given city. For example, Torren Hollis is the Mystic Elder Councilor in Chicago. Most modern cities that have a Lord also have an Elder Council – but not all. Elder Councilors tend to have access to the Lord of a city above everyone else, aside from the Head of Enforcement.
Usually a group of two to five vampires, chosen and led by the Head of Enforcement, to assist in enforcing the rules of a given city. See Head of Enforcement.
A term used mainly in reference to vampires under 100 years of age.
A vampiric bloodline spawned by one of the Originals. Golden Guild is the term of choice used by Ancients. Generals is the term used by Elders. Trumps is the term used by Fledglings.
Trumps are best known for their nearly infallible ability to bend and manipulate the unsuspecting masses, human and supernatural alike.
A Paladin who turns their back on protecting humanity.
Head of Enforcement
Created by the Lord of a city, this title is extended to the vampire chosen to enforce the Lord’s rules. The Head of Enforcement also carries out any necessary punishments handed down by the Lord. Most Lords also employ an Enforcement Team, chosen and led by the Head of Enforcement.
A term most often used by Paladins in reference to humans.
A derogatory term most often used by Paladins when referring to a vampire.
The Celestial responsible for creating Were-creatures. Also known in vampire lore as the Shadow, Father to the Children of Shadow. Known in more popular mythos as any variation of Satan. Levanael is a Dark Celestial.
The title bestowed upon any vampire who claims, and has the power to hold, a modern city as their own. For example: Lord Christian Locke of Chicago or Lord Kerestyan of New York. This title is also claimed by a handful of infamous Ancients whose power, both personally and politically, is irrefutable.
A vampiric bloodline spawned by one of the Originals. Memory Guild is the term of choice used by Ancients. Memories is the term used by Elders. Dolls is the term used by Fledglings.
Dolls are known for their uncanny ability to influence almost every social aspect of human and vampiric society.
A vampiric bloodline spawned by one of the Originals. Mystic Guild is the Ancient term of choice. Mystics is the Elder term. Witches is the Fledgling term.
Mystics are renowned for their near mastery of blood based magics and rituals. More than any other vampiric family, it's never safe to assume what an individual Mystic can or cannot do.
A term used to reference one, or all, of the six original vampires, created by the curses levied by Semeliel and Levanael. The Originals are the most powerful vampires in existence.
A human chosen “once a generation” by Aligon to protect humanity from the supernatural races.
A derogatory, slang term most often used by a Fledgling vampire in reference to a vampire’s servant. See Servio.
The Celestial responsible for creating vampires. Also known in Were lore as Mother Earth, Mother to the Children of Dawn. Known in more popular mythos as any variation of Mother Nature. Semeliel is a Light Celestial.
The proper term for a vampire’s servant.
A vampiric bloodline spawned by one of the Originals. Shadow Guild is the Ancient term of choice. Shadows is the Elder term. Shades is the Fledgling term.
Shades are known for controlling two very different but equally as deadly elements: Shadows and Souls.
A legendary group comprised of the eldest living Were creatures from each of the six tribes. The Tribal Council serves as the Weres one and only governing body.
This is the one and only law all supernaturals (with the exception of ghosts) have begrudgingly agreed to live by. No supernatural should act in a way that causes humans to question the existence of Celestials, Vampires, Shifters, Paladins, Harbingers or any other supernatural creature out there.
A vampiric bloodline spawned by one of the Originals. Warrior Guild is the term of choice used by Ancients. Warriors is the term used by Elders. Thugs is the term used by Fledglings.
Without question, Warriors are best known for their...emotional intensity. They take everything personally, and in doing so their persuasion strategy tends to lean more towards "physical coercion" than any kind of social or political manipulation.
Watcher Guild, Watchers, Techs
A vampiric bloodline spawned by one of the Originals. Watcher Guild is the Ancient term of choice. Watchers in the Elder term. Techs is the Fledgling term.
Not only are Techs renowned for their ability to collect information, but they're also known for selling their "knowledge" to the highest bidder.