Referenced in Hadvarian Heist, the limiting law by the Council of Andel-ce Hevra forbids the practice of nature-based magics within the confines of the empire.
The Green Law
By order of His Excellence, Senator Antonus Ignatius, with the support and approval of the Council of Andel-ce Hevra and the Priests of Haven, it is hereby decreed that any practice of magic outside that sanctioned and sanctified by the Pantheon Supreme is forbidden across the City of Andel-ce Hevra, the Holy Settlement of Haven, and their Empire.
The punishments for practitioners of such unholy magics are as follows:
For those practicing witchcraft and other magics of the spirit: a life sentence of service and subjugation to the priests of the Holy Settlement of Haven, and the ongoing sanctification that the servitors of the Pantheon Supreme see fit.
For those aiding and abetting witches: following a guilty verdict by the Council of Andel-ce Hevra, life imprisonment and servitude to either Andel-ce Hevra, Haven, or an outpost of their Empire. Alternatively, such persons seeking penance and forgiveness may submit themselves to the mercy of the Council in pursuit of inclusion and initiation into the ranks of the City Watch.
For those practicing the unholy druidic magic of the Vanquished Empress or any magic that seeks to overthrow the power of the Council for that of the earth: execution, the manner and timing of which remains at the discretion of the Council of Andel-ce Hevra and the needs of the City.
For those aiding and abetting enemies of the Empire who revive the unholy magic of the druids and the Vanquished Empress: banishment from the City of Andel-ce Hevra and Holy Settlement of Haven, and a lifetime’s servitude to an outpost of their Empire or, given pardon on behalf of the Council, inclusion and initiation into the ranks of the City Watch, as outlined above.
Loyal citizens of the City, the Holy Settlement, and outposts across their Empire should immediately report any suspicious magical practice to the City Watch or Council.
The City of Andel-ce Hevra, the Holy Settlement of Haven, and their Empire remain under the protection of and in service to the Pantheon Supreme. We remember the blessings of our gods and honor them and them alone.
More about The Green Law
Several characters in Hadvarian Heist warn Persephonie about the dangers of ignoring The Green Law… But of course, she’s not necessarily one to always follow the rules.
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