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  • Theosophy

    Theosophy is a doctrine of religious philosophy and metaphysics. Theosophy holds that all religions are attempts by the Spiritual Hierarchy to help humanity in evolving to greater perfection, and that each religion therefore has a portion of the truth. …

  • Bonehunters

    The Bonehunters are not quite a [[Cabal|cabal]], yet more than a network of acquaintances. They are perhaps best described as a political action group among [[Mage|mage]] society, much more recent and much less powerful than the five established [[Orders …

  • Exarchs

    Legendary [[Mage]] Kings of [[Atlantis]], who built a golden ladder to reach the [[Supernal World]] in body. There they established themselves as gods over the [[Mundane World]], fighting off their brethren who sought to deny them such total power over …

  • Consilium

    In [[Mage|mage]] society, the ruling body of an area. It is usually made of a [[High Council]] featuring the most senior member of each of the five [[Orders]]. The most senior of these High Councillors is the [[Hierarch]], and acts as chairman. Below …

  • Orders

    The five Orders of [[Mage|mage]] society form the primary political and philosophical divisions. An Order is somewhere between a political party, a fraternity, and a religion. The choice of Order says a great deal about a mage's outlook, view of magic, …

  • The Free Council

    Until 1899, the Free Council did not, as such, exist. What existed was a loose network of [[Apostates]], unaffiliated [[Mage|mages]] …

  • Mages of the Pentacle

    This is the group of [[Mage|mages]] who belong to one of the five [[Orders]] and trace their lineage back to the mages who fought the [[Exarchs]] at the fall of [[Atlantis]]. Their grand goal is to remove the [[Quiescence]] from the [[Mundane World]] in …

  • Mages of the Diamond

    This is the group of four [[Orders]] that trace their lineage and history back to [[Atlantis]]. With the joining of the [[The Free Council|Free Council]], they became the [[Mages of the Pentacle]], but the older name is still sometimes used to refer to …

  • Cabal

    When a [[Mage|mage]] [[Awakening|Awakens]], his [[Soul|soul]] chooses his [[Watchtowers|Watchtower]]. During his apprenticeship, his mind and outlook choose his [[Orders|Order]]. His [[Consilium]] is chosen by his geographic location. But his heart …

  • Seers of the Throne

    The Seers of the Throne are a society of [[Mage|mages]] who have pledged their service to the [[Exarchs]], working to broaden the [[Abyss]], deepen the [[Quiescence]], and keep the [[Sleepers]] asleep. They are deadly foes of the [[Mages of the Pentacle …

  • Oracles

    The Oracles are five legendary [[Mage|mages]] from [[Atlantis]] who ascended to the [[Supernal World]] in order to do battle with the [[Exarchs]]. While many Atlantean mages are said to have done this, these five somehow managed to survive the battle and …

  • The Mysterium

    In [[Atlantis]], the Mysterium was called the Alae Draconis (Wings of the Dragon). They saw the value of worldly power and martial might, …

  • The Silver Ladder

    Once, the Silver Ladder, known then as the Vox Draconis (Voice of the Dragon), ruled [[Atlantis]], and thereby the world. They were …

  • Puritans

    A Puritan of 16th and 17th-century England was an associate of any number of religious groups advocating for more purity of worship and doctrine, as …

  • Quaker

    The Religious Society of Friends is a religious movement, whose members are known as Friends or Quakers. The roots of this movement are with …

  • Church of Christ Scientist

    The Church of Christ, Scientist was founded in 1879 in [[Boston]] by Mary Baker Eddy, author of the book _Science and Health with Key to the …

  • Boston Brahmins

    [[Boston]] Brahmins, also called the First Families of Boston and cold roast Boston, are the New England families which claim hereditary and cultural descent from the [[Puritans|English Protestants]] who founded the city of Boston, Massachusetts, and …

  • Freemasons

    The Freemasons are a fraternal secret society, devoted to philanthropy and the spiritual development of its members. It is also a recruiting …

  • The Golden Dawn

    Like the [[Freemasons]], the Order of the Golden Dawn is a secret society dominated by the [[Emerald Scroll]]. It is a far more mystic order, …

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