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Kether Rock is a training facility for solar exalted run by the [[Cult of the Illuminated]]. It is detailed in ''Cult of the Illuminated'' (ISBN 1-58846-682-5), pp 81-89.
 
Kether Rock is a training facility for solar exalted run by the [[Cult of the Illuminated]]. It is detailed in ''Cult of the Illuminated'' (ISBN 1-58846-682-5), pp 81-89.
  
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*[[Maduka Shin]]: Master
 
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*[[Michael]]: Warmaster
 
*[[Michael]]: Warmaster
*[[Obsidian Scream]]: Oathmaster
 
 
*[[Hammer in the Woods]]
 
*[[Hammer in the Woods]]
*[[Tepet Surla]]: Air-Dragon trainer
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*[[Sesus Alon Wira]]: Earth-Dragon trainer
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== Trainers ==
*[[Cathak Garel Gaton]]: Fire-Dragon trainer
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*[[Iselsi Takva]]: Water-Dragon trainer
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=== Obsidian Scream ===
*[[Ivory Manacle]]: Wood-Dragon trainer
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=== Tepet Surla ===
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=== Sesus Alon Wira ===
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=== Cathak Garel Gaton ===
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=== Iselsi Takva ===
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=== Ivory Manacle ===
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== Graduates ==
 
== Graduates ==

Revision as of 05:59, 21 March 2006

Kether Rock is a training facility for solar exalted run by the Cult of the Illuminated. It is detailed in Cult of the Illuminated (ISBN 1-58846-682-5), pp 81-89.

Recently, a small number of Kether Rock’s graduates have been given the task of convincing several monks of the Immaculate Order to abandon their faith and become trainers in the Immaculate Martial Arts styles. While success is rare, the Cult now boasts trainers in all of the Immaculate styles, though only one of them is a master.

Staff[edit]

Trainers[edit]

Obsidian Scream[edit]

An powerful eclipse caste solar who sanctifies important oaths at Kether Rock. He also teaches sorcery and various diplomatic charms. He knows a handful of lunar, spirit and dragon-blooded charms as well.

Of average build, he has black hair, green eyes and dresses in simple, but elegant, finery. He comes across as energetic, logical and pious. He is fanatically loyal to the Unconquered Sun, and prays and sacrifices to him daily.


Tepet Surla[edit]

To all appearances an air-aspect terrestrial, “Tepet Surla” is actually a mid level gold-faction sidereal who is infiltrates the Immaculate Order for the Cult of the Illuminated. She knows most of the Air-Dragon style, and is presently in Kether Rock to teach it to solars there.

She has Asian features, with black hair and blue eyes. She tends to be friendly but silent.


Sesus Alon Wira[edit]

An earth-aspected terrestrial, Wira formerly claimed allegiance to the Immaculate Order, but now trains cadets at Kether Rock. A group of solar graduates of the camp engineered the crisis of faith that caused Wira to abandon the Order. Staging an elaborate ruse involving a perceived betrayal, a rescue by an obvious solar, the actual deaths of Wira’s wife and daughter at the hands of the Order and Wira’s subsequent vengeance against the perpetrators, the solars left Wira with little, and joining the Cult of the Illuminated as his best choice.

Wira has very dark skin and is quite tall, with brown hair and blue eyes. He is sedentary, to the point of appearing lazy, and is somewhat vengeful.


Cathak Garel Gaton[edit]

A master of Fire-Dragon martial arts, Gaton couldn’t have been happier to abandon the Immaculate Order to help train the Cult of the Illuminated at Kether Rock. Gaton has a seething hatred of everyone in his extended family, who forced him into the order. Once there, he quickly realized what he needed to do to gain training in the highest levels of martial arts. Once trained, he abandoned decades of pretense and left the Order for good.

Gaton has a noticable red tint to his skin, with black hair and brown eyes. He comes across as affectionate, self-confident and trustworthy, though he is anything but.


Iselsi Takva[edit]

Born into the exile into which her house was forced, Takva grew up hating the Empire in general and the Empress in particular. Her grandfather had been a master in Water-Dragon style for the Immaculate Order prior to exile, and he taught her quite a bit of it before being mysteriously killed. A group of solar graduates of Kether Rock found her in the brig of a captured Imperial ship, evidently charged with piracy. She now teaches at the camp.

A small woman, Takva has a slight bluish tint to her otherwise well-tanned skin, which contrasts attractively with her blonde hair and blue eyes. She comes across as generous and humble, but shows a marked sadistic streak during combat.


Ivory Manacle[edit]

One of the first Immaculate trainers at Kether Rock was a drug addicted, half-sane practitioner of the Wood-Dragon style who had been cut loose by the Immaculate Order and was wandering the deserts around Kether Rock. Ivory Manacle was his first student and, after learning all he could from him, was ordered to kill him, as the leadership of the camp was never convinced that he wasn’t a spy. Rare for a twilight caste solar, Ivory Manacle doesn’t know sorcery, but is well versed at fighting and interacting with spirits and a master bowman.

He is tall and somewhat willowy, and has obvious mixed heritage with blonde hair and brown eyes. He tends to be vain, but tactful.


Graduates[edit]

Others[edit]