Charter of Rights and Entitlement

Captured Document of the Black Banners


Be it so known that the bearers of this Charter of Rights and Entitlement are charged by the Swordlords of Brightwater, acting upon the greater good and authority vested within them by the Offices of the Mayor of Brightwater, has granted the right of exploration and travel within the wilderness regions of the known Mark. Exploration should be limited to an area no less than thirty-six miles east and west and sixty miles south of the the fastness known as Stonefist.

The Carriers of this Charter of Rights and Entitlement should also strive against banditry and other unlawful behaviour when encountered. The punishment for unrepentant banditry remains, as always, execution by sword or rope.

Upon deliverance of the Northern Reaches of The Mark from the scourge of banditry and having provided sufficiently detailed maps of the lay of the land as presently exists, and the culling of hostile monsters and indigenous hazards, they are hereby granted the Right of Entitlement. The nature and laws of these lands are theirs to define, provided all due diligence is given to the Goddesses and Gods of the Aether, and the well-being of this new nation is theirs to protect and nourish.

In accordance with provision for a stable nation-state east of the Realm of Cygnus, and allied to the forces of the Red Barony, a generous stipend of funds, support, and advice will be granted this nation as a token of both the City of Brightwater’s and the Barony of Redstone’s goodwill, such that future relations between kingdoms might be mutually beneficial.

So witnessed on this 30th of Savor, 1048 TR, under the watchful eyes of Lord Novaleski, Chancellor of the City of Brightwater, and Mage Barton, the Infamous of the Barony of Redstone.


Found among the belongings of the leader of The Black Banners, this document is a securely bound document detailing the rights and obligations of the holder to a region of land, believed to be Stonefist – Gateway to The Mark.

Charter of Rights and Entitlement

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