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Kanth Tawmerik

Kanth Tawmerik enjoyed one of the longest reigns of any emperor. Kanth was one of the relatively few survivors of Sedren’s viscious rule. Fortunately for the Imperium, Kanth does not appear to have been blessed with Sedren’s paranoia. He was, however, blessed with an astute sense of the financial well-being of the Tawmerik household. The vast majority of his reign was spent forging and enforcing newly-forged laws with the Hagurin Character Set and using its flexibility to extend the reach of the Tawmeriks and their business allies. It may not have appeared that way at first, since some of his first actions included negotiating the service of the Cathian Navy, but, in the end, he appeared to have little other interest in the progress of the Imperium.

To one extent or another, this expansion was rivaled by the shipping power of the Imudring and the financial backing of the Perez Family. Fortunately for Kanth, Imudring factionalism and inter-clan conflict prevented them from ever reaching the point of true contention. Only at the conclusion of Kanth’s reign would Wecing Doozium manage to bind the Imudring together, and at that only for a short time. However, it was this competition than would lay the groundwork for Gawdain Tawmerik to take make a bid for power through the Parthas Class Vessels.

Kanth had a son Lendth, who would succeed him, and two daughters Azia and Russa. His second son Cezan would die in childhood. The Empress Zophia constantly pushed him for a greater role in governing the Imperium, as well as for a larger role for religious authority. Eventually her frustration would cause her to leave and form the Zophian Sisterhood. It is often mentioned that her lack of faith in politics lead to some of the anti-political tenets of that order.

  1. Perez Family
  2. Parthas Class Vessels
  3. Gawdain Tawmerik
  4. Imperium Edition Index
  5. Cathian Navy
  6. Hagurin Character Set
  7. Wecing Doozium
  8. Zophian Sisterhood
  9. Sedren’S
  10. Imudring