The Imperial Titles of the Synod

At the end of the Summer Solstice, 379 YE, the Imperial Titles in the Synod were held by:

Virtue Cardinal Gatekeeper / Conscience
Ambition Bishop Olek of the League Seraiah Armand of the Suns of Couros, Highguard
Courage Asher of Felix's Watch in Highguard Agnieszka Katrinova Prochnost of Varushka
Loyalty Jared of the Suns of Courous, Highguard Oberon Caeli Rezia di Tassato of the League
Pride Elka Nadyanova Gremani of Varushka Lady Josephine Novarion of Dawn
Prosperity Edythe Dunne of Wintermark Wilhemina Maryenkovich Poltova of Varushka
Vigilance Silas of the Suns of Couros, Highguard Nikolovich Drakov of Varushka
Wisdom Agnetha De Rondell of Dawn Livia Cascade of Urizen
The Way Beodun Snowlock of Wintermark Lisabetta Giacomi von Holberg of the League

Other Synod-Appointed Titles

Title Held By Appointed By Renews
High Exorcist Solas of Urizen Assembly of Nine Winter Solstice
Auditor of Senatorial Accountability Sargon of Felix's Watch, Highguard Assembly of Nine Until death, revocation or abdication
Imperial Inquisitor Severin Teyhard von Holberg of the League Assembly of Nine Summer Solstice
Custodian of the Imperial War Memorial Ira of Felix's Watch, Highguard Assembly of Nine Sinecure; until death, revocation or abdication
Imperial Chaplain Consular Hywel Summercrow, Navarr Cardinal of The Way Spring Equinox

Appointments

At the Summit, the following appointments were made by the Virtue Assemblies of the Synod:


Appointment of the Cardinal of Courage

Candidate Votes Received Outcome
Asher of Highguard 70 votes Appointed as Cardinal
Esphelo of the League 60 votes -
Cardinal Asher retained Agnieszka Katrinova Prochnost of Varushka as Gatekeeper - -

Appointment of the Cardinal of Wisdom

Candidate Votes Received Outcome
Agnetha of Dawn 84 votes Appointed as Cardinal
Palladius of Urizen 30 votes -
Ana-Marina of the League 10 votes -
Benedict of the League 0 votes -
Cardinal Agnetha retained Livia Cascade as Gatekeeper - -

Appointment of the Imperial Inquisitor

Candidate Votes Received Outcome
Severin of the League 5 votes Appointed as Imperial Inquisitor
Yarrick Ursan of Wintermark 2 votes -
Arkady of Varushka 1 votes -


Synod Judgments

At the Summit, the following judgments were made by the Assemblies of the Synod:

Number Assembly Judgment Raised By Outcome
1 Courage Appointment of the Cardinal The Civil Service Asher of Highguard was reappointed
2 Wisdom Appointment of the Cardinal The Civil Service Agnetha of Dawn was reappointed
3 The Nine Appointment of the Imperial Inquisitor The Civil Service Severin of the League was reappointed
4 General Veto of the Senate motion importing white granite from the Asavean Archipelago. Hector de Rondell Withdrawn by raising priest 150 - 42
6 General Inquisition of Rossalyn Jordan, the senator for Holberg. She has proposed to the Senate a motion to build a dock to receive white granite at a low cost, knowing it to be quarried and transported by slaves and sold to the Empire. We question the Virtue of her decision. We nominate 8pm on Saturday at the Hub. All are welcome who have Right of Witness. Hembeneth NightHaven Upheld 472 - 70
7 Wintermark Veto the Senate motion to relinquish Skarsind. (Note: The Senate motion specified that the Wintermark National Assembly could veto this motion.) Ylmiska Ferbow Not upheld 10 - 114
8 Loyalty Recognition of Cora Holdfast as an Exemplar of Loyalty. Cerwynn Brackensong Upheld 160 - 0 Greater Majority achieved
8E General Escalation of recognition of Cora Holdfast as an Exemplar of Loyalty. Cerwynn Brackensong Upheld 426 - 32
9 Highguard Revocation of Senator Adamah of Necropolis for being drunk in the Senate last summit. Asher of Felix's Watch Not upheld 180 - 202
10 Navarr Inquisition of Darmac for his lack of Wisdom in his actions after a joint trip to Varushka during the Spring Equinox. It involved the destruction of a potentially valuable artefact. Inquisition to happen at Autumn Equinox. Ranulf the Wanderer Upheld 40 - 0
11 General Rewarding of 40 Thrones to Hywel Summercrow on behalf of Assembly of Nine to fund the construction of an embassy to the Sumaah Republic, in accordance with a Senate motion passed at the Spring Equinox. Hywel Summercrow Upheld 602 - 32
12 The Nine Inquisition of Lisabetta Giacomi von Holberg to assess her virtuous worth as a candidate for the Throne. Beodun Snowlock Upheld 3 - 0
13 General Condemnation of Lady Barkhart for blasphemy as she has been promoting the False Virtue of Freedom and calling for the return of the False Exemplar of Freedom, Mikkal. In doing this she is also burning mana sites. Rodric Dieter Upheld 572 - 10
14 General Recognition of Ratibor of Temeschwar as a truly virtuous man and Exemplar of Ambition. Escalation from Spring Equinox. Regina Caeli Upheld 226 - 166 .
16 Wisdom Recognition of Mani of the Scions of Atun as an Exemplar of Wisdom. Mani gave us liao, a cornerstone of our faith. Edward Watcher Upheld 136 - 10 Greater Majority achieved
16E Wisdom Escalation of recognition of Mani of the Scions of Atun as an Exemplar of Wisdom Ed Watcher Upheld 232 - 28
18 General Change of Doctrine with the addition of The Doctrine of Liao Ceremonies. "Some humans can consume liao and perform ceremonies in order to create auras. These auras change the perception or behaviour of humans and orcs. Priests of The Way create auras which reflect the Virtue that they are dedicated to, though some practitioners of False Virtues can create malign auras reflecting their False Virtue. Ceremonies can also be used to remove curses and malign spiritual auras, and the rite of exorcism is most commonly used to perform this task." Noah of Cantiarch's Hold Not Upheld 194 - 152 Greater Majority not achieved.
20 General Rewarding of 20 thrones to the Order of the Shuttered Lantern as recompense for their vigilant acts in scrying military zones and enemy territory to support the Imperial armies, and I support the further use of such rituals in the future. Serrusto Upheld 154 - 56 but nothing remained in Virtue Fund when this judgment passed.
21 General Rewarding of 5 thrones to Heilyn Linkforge of Bronwen's Rest in recognition of his efforts in arranging the Wand and Blade tournament. This reward will allow him to continue to teach our warriors lessons of skill and Virtue for a full year. Marcus Drommond Not upheld 84 - 118
23 General Rewarding of 5 Thrones for the payment of informants for Courage inquisitorial duties. Lady Eleanor de Rondell Not upheld 68 - 74
24 The Way Inquisition of Parsi i Ezmara i Erigo who has been negligent in his parental duties and so directly led to the loss of an imperial soul to Murit, Eternal of Night. Inquisition to occur 2pm Sunday. Lucifaro Figlio del Mattino Upheld 104 - 0
29 Imperial Orc Inquisition of Stormcrow Gogg, military adjutant, in order to address accusations of disloyalty and lack of Wisdom in taking charge in battles and skirmishes past. Chaplain Atla Not upheld 0 - 20

Statements of Principle

The Imperial Synod made the following Statements of Principle:

Number Assembly Statement of Principle Priest Outcome
4 General To declare the exorcism of the Great Pits of Ennerlund in Holberg, and I name Ozren de Orzel of Dawn as the exorcist. Niccolo dos Tassatos Upheld 706 - 70
15 General The Synod endorses the following qualities of an exemplary throne, as determined by the children of the Academy. 1 - Citizen of the Empire, 2 - Support of 2/3rds of the Senate, 3 - Good Listener; understands what people mean, 4 - Logical Mind, 5 - Very, very wise, 6 - Not Greedy, 7 - Willing to do the job, 8- Aged 10+, 9 - Must love all Imperial Citizens, 10- Must account for the whole Empire in their decisions. Benedict Pacelli Von Holberg Upheld 254 - 188
17 Urizen The Urizen national assembly would not find it unvirtuous if Imperial authorities endanger or sacrifice the lives of those children currently held hostage by the Grendel if the measure doing so will save more Imperial lives of any age. Tarquinius Upheld 60 - 10
19 Nine The Assembly of Nine support the creation of the Inquisitorial Court as described in the since named Senate motion. Silas Upheld 8 - 0
22 Prosperity The Assembly of Prosperity support the construction of a missionary structure in Segura to preach Prosperity and sell priestly services to any visiting traders. Soratio Upheld 88 - 0
25 General The inquisition of Axehind in regards to the death of General Tyrus was not only incomplete but relied heavily on highly biased half-truths. It should be considered "open" until an actual inquisition can be completed. Sivar Upheld 150 - 138
26 General An inquisition is to decide on matters of virtue, of that which is unvirtuous or lacking in virtue, not of criminal guilt or innocence. That is for the militia and magistrates to decide. Irada Von Temeschwar Upheld 340 - 42
27 General Rossalyn Jordan, senator for Holberg has said she is "willing to do anything in [her] power to end slavery in Asavea" We the Synod support her her goal. Arkady Maryankovich Zverokaz Upheld 214 - 30
28 Imperial Orc Virtue guides the souls of orcs over the Howling Abyss. Gik Upheld 20 - 0
30 Highguard Following the personal testimony of Empress Britta, we believe that the grave goods and body of Britta needs to be re-united in Wintermark so that her soul can return to the Labyrinth. Naomi Upheld 320 - 60
31 The Nine The Assembly of Nine wish the Silent Bell to investigate the labyrinth spirit called the Eater of Hope. Jared Upheld 5 - 0


The Imperial Synod upheld all Statements of Principle raised at the Summer Solstice, 379 YE.


Synod Funds

The following represents the Virtue Fund of the Synod:

Starting Value 0 Thrones / 0 Crowns / 0 Rings
Income 40 Thrones The price paid in the Bourse Auction for the dose of True Liao
1 Crown Donation as a result of fine.
1 Throne / 5 Crowns Donation returned by Hywel Summercrow.
Rewards 40 Thrones Rewarding made to Hywel Summercrow to fund the construction of an embassy to the Sumaah Republic.
Closing Value 1 Throne / 6 Crowns / 0 Rings

The Civil Service understands that Hywel Summercrow passed on funds to Serrusto in recognition of the passing of judgment 20 calling for the rewarding of the Shuttered Lantern. At the time the judgment passed the Virtue Fund was empty.

Visionaries

The following individuals received visions of their past lives:

  • Igraine Novarion, Dawn
  • Eriktho Auricspire, Urizen
  • Gabriel Barossa, the League
  • Yael of Felix's Watch, Highguard
  • Marad of House Ogudai, Faraden