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Hunwald

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About Hunwald

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    Quis ut Deus?
  • Birthday 05/02/1998

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    New York State
  • Interests
    Scattered interest in history, literature, political theory, theology, and the intersection of all four

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    Beelzebub Basarab
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    Human

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  1. To the Lords Secular and Spiritual, the Burghers, Gentry, Grey Caps, and Cottage Lords of Adria, as well as all the Fair Citizens of the Imperium of Man, and Peoples Alien to Her, Greetings in the Lord, It is with His Grace the Duke Ratibor of Adria’s great pleasure to announce forthcoming that a DUCAL DUMA is to be held in the month of THE GRAND HARVEST, 1692 (Saturday, 12/1, 6:30 PM EST, 7 if scheduled warclaim runs long), in the city of BELVITZ, capital of Adria. The Representatives of the Duma, as defined and ratified in the Franciscan Articles, shall consist of the following Estates of Adria: From the Duchy, the Chancellor acts as the Duchy’s two representatives and heads the Duma itself. From the nobility, two representatives from every demesne within the Duchy are called forth. From the burghers, four representatives from the City of Belvitz are called forth. From the gentry, two representatives from the Lodge of Adria are called forth. From the clergy, two representatives from the Diocese of Villavi are called forth. The unlanded Peoples of Adria, as well as all Estates of the Imperium of Man, and Peoples Alien to Her, are also magnanimously invited by His Grace the Duke Ratibor of Adria to partake in the grand festivities which shall accompany the occasion of the DUCAL DUMA, which shall coincide, in the month of THE GRAND HARVEST, 1692 (Saturday, 12/1,6:30 PM EST, 7 if scheduled warclaim runs long), in the city of BELVITZ, capital city of Adria. Attached is a map towards BELVITZ. Proclaimed with the Illustrious Approval of His Grace the Duke Ratibor of Adria, Shield of Mt. Augustus 18th of Snow’s Maiden, 1692.
  2. From the pen of Ser Beelzebub Basarab, Historian of Adria. 14th of The Amber Cold, 1690. On a most frighteningly chilly winter evening, a meeting of Belvitz citizenry and government was held just recently at the town hall. Huddled closely together inside were councilmen, citizens, clergy, and nobility. The meeting itself was rather inconsequential I take liberty to remark, but these things happen – it is far better in my opinion that we Adrians have the opportunity to engage in these meetings than have them rarely if ever at all. We ought to be most grateful to our liege, His Grace the Duke Ratibor, for his active participation in the government of our realm. Not many can say the same as we, and Providence has not seen fit to bestow upon them the same such graces... The meeting began with a speech by His Eminence the Archbishop Humpfrey. In it was brought up the threat of the oncoming eternal blizzards which have beset our brethren Haensetians to the south. A murmur has arisen as of recent among the travelers from this region of the Empire, rumors abound – it’s been alleged that the snows travel northward, brought by the great supernatural gusts of the winds. Abominable! While I tolerate the cold and the dark (those who have seen the color of my skin might testify) I do so very delight to feel and see the changing of the seasons. I digress, but an eternal blizzard would certainly do great harm to our realm. Archbishop Humpfrey had comforting words for those townsfolk who have been consumed by fear of these rumors. The archbishop sermonized at length that our Lord’s caring providence will see to it that we are delivered from harm, and on this point I am bound by faith to believe him. Hard times are ahead, but take comfort in the sacred hearth and temple... In response to Archbishop Humpfrey’s appeal, Guildmaster Mr. Bruce Rogers, Justice Mr. Albert Brussels, and Magistrate Ms. Artumee all announced that the town would be at their beneficence should the blizzards come round and try their luck at us. The former two offered up their inventories and wealth, and the last offered warm rations to any needy citizen. Might we all seek to emulate these three in their charity! Love for our fellow man is a preeminent virtue, and one to be praised with fervor til the end of days should come. After the speeches by the above four members, His Grace the Duke Ratibor took liberty to hold the floor, and continue on towards the matters of his concern. He began with a speech, which I have faithfully as possible rendered with some grammatical amendments below: Many of you might know the tale of the Savoyard and the Raevir, though with many new faces about humble Belvitzia, and with the passing of time, it seems prudent to reflect upon this. A long time ago in a world known as Felsen, there did exist two kinds of men: the Raevmen, and the Savoyard. The Savoyard encompassed the basest of we sons of the loving God; decadence unparalleled, elf-slaying for the sake of blood lust – puffed up with pride, an unquenchable thirst to place his Savoyard self above all others. Many loved to be Savoyard, but not many did love the Savoyard. Then there lived the Raevmen, the strelesy of old. Behold: Old Raev, with the love of God and Man in their hearts, they did give their love with much freedom, humble in their hovels, knowing mother Raev was of and for the strelesy. I shan’t go into the long dead history, but I tell these tales of the Savoyard and the Raevmen to you, for it seems the Savoyard has returned into our midst. I hear most concerning tales of plots, accosting one another for fact of womanhood and elfblood, of knives in the dark aiming to strike down not the Raevman of yore, but an Adrian. Henceforth I make these declarations true, which all should take unto heart and accept as Adrian law: The office of Seneschal, headed by Claudius Bracchus, is hereafter disbanded and named defunct. The Judiciary of the Magistrate is hereafter released as an independent entity, beholden to the Duke of Adria, and most especially to the rule of peace and law. The rights of Adrians shall hereafter be drafted and presented to the next assembly of the Duma, to be ratified. Insomuch they shall contain the base rights of all who come to Adria, guaranteeing safety even to the non-human stranger, and rights to due process for all people of good will. The Franciscan Articles shall too be amended, to clarify the rights of nobility and voting. Adria’s future shall be of its own making, and not beholden to the old tenets of the Savoyards or the Raevmen! There was a great cheer within the crowded hall at this, fanfare all around. Oh, to have such a loving and abiding Duke – blessed be God in the highest, for such an abundance of His graces! Following the Duke’s speech, minor matters were attended to. Town elections shall be held after the next Duma, two years hence. The question regarding a town wall, brought about by motion at our recent assembly of the Duma, was adjourned by ten-to-four vote and shall be discussed instead at a later date. At this, the town meeting was ended – how luckily so for me, because my pen hand still aches most heartily from the soreness of last Duma’s minutes.
  3. A long time member of LotC with honest character and family values. Give him what he deserves.
  4. From the pen of Ser Beelzebub Basarab, Historian of Adria. 19th of The Grand Harvest, 1690. On a quaint and beautiful autumn morning, noble, clergyman, and commoner alike filed into Belvitz to partake in the deliberations and festivities of Duke Ratibor’s duma. The assembly ran quite long, for nearly two and a half hours time. Prior to political deliberations, His Grace Ratibor led a grand toast in which he introduced various characters all around the hall, I included; however, much more importantly than myself, the Duke presented to the assembly his betrothed Alexandria Horen – wonderful! It’s been said that they are to be wed very soon. Let us all pray them the best. The attendees feasted heartily on His Grace Ratibor’s favored dish, steamed babalouche, a long-favored Raevir delicacy. The feasters liberally partook of drink as well, with endless glasses of Carrion Black at their disposal. Crown Prince Augustus and Princess Helen together made their presence at our duma. Her Imperial Highness is a fair lady indeed, and I certainly represent all our realm when I write that we were grateful for their attendance! Our duma itself, which began as the feasting subsided, can be divided into two parts. The proceedings of the first half of the session were unfortunately discarded, as Seneschal Claudius Bracchus instituted liberum veto. Any member of the assembled duma may use this power, which declares all official proceedings prior to it null and void. After this veto, Duke Ratibor began the session anew. I am most happy to publish the minutes of the ADRIAN DUMA OF 1690 below. The session began with declarations from the office of His Grace the Duke Ratibor. Armand de Sarkozy is named Marshal of Adria. May he serve as a shield of our realm! Beelzebub Basarab is named Historian of Adria. Might my inkwells never run dry. Ostrobor, brother to His Grace, is hereafter granted the baronial title of Giza, and the comital title of Susa. Aldermen to represent the burghers of Belvitz, as provided for by right of the Franciscan Articles, were selected by His Grace Ratibor. Their names are written below. Mr. Griffith von Roke Mr. Albert Brussels Mr. Aleksei Nikolajev Mr. Aden Firebourne A motion to repeal the Belvitz Church Act, proposed by Fr. Humphrey. There was debate about this, but it all had occurred in the session which was vetoed, and therefore cannot be printed here. The motion was defeated, by an eight-to-six vote. A motion to establish to a rule which prevents motions concerning a member of the assembled duma from being vetoed by the member concerned, proposed by Mr. Armand de Sarkozy. The motion passed without opposition, with fourteen yay votes. Prudent, although a bit late! A motion to defenesrate Seneschal Claudius Bracchus, proposed by Count Ostrobor. The motion was a tie, seven-to-seven. It shall be returned to three years hence. I find the practice to be rather rude. A motion to construct a wall around the city of Belvitz, proposed by Mr. de Sarkozy. There was a great deal of discussion surrounding this proposal, with advocates and opponents aplenty. In his great wisdom, Duke Ratibor ended the debate by tabling the motion until a review by the townspeople themselves is completed. It too shall be returned to three years hence. A motion to nominate Seneschal Bracchus as Diocesan Vicar, proposed by Mr. Brussels. This motion was the subject of great controversy between Seneschal Bracchus and Fr. Humphrey, with each delivering a polemic against their adversary. Humphrey alleges Bracchus to have pocketed five-hundred cold coins out of the diocesan treasure – scandal! The motion was defeated by a seven-to-five vote. A motion to defenstrate Mr. Antanios Rutledge, proposed by Mr. de Sarkozy. Pitiful display. I’ve come to see these motions as mere distraction! The motion passed, eight-to-six, but Mr. Firebourne most nobly nominated himself to be the object of ritual defenstration in place of Rutledge. What an honorable young conscript he is. A motion to end the session, proposed by myself. The motion passed nine-to-three. Oh, thank the Lord, my writing hand finally finds respite!
  5. Hunwald

    The problem with the Empire

    Having been here for a long time with interspersed breaks, I can tell you for certain that I also have residual nostalgia for previous epochs of human leadership. It’s actually been a rather diverse history for what it’s worth. I’m making a generalized claim here and it’s valid to attack me on specifics, but I think that human history on LotC (especially after the advent of an empire as an organizational method) has actually been the most dynamic of all the races. I concede that there have been radical changes in the forms of government that the other races utilize, but the sheer change that humanity has gone through in both organizational methods and faction control, spurred on typically by crisis, is far more complex than a Mogroka or Rhys calling the shots all the time. It might be easy contemporarily to see the imperial method as a stagnant one. I thought the same and eagerly championed that notion when the last empire’s government collapsed by rebellious coalition. But time and time again these collapses (of which there are many, remember) have proven to be utterly disastrous for both a) activity and b) efficiency of human roleplay. The collapses tend to not do what they are intended to do. I respect the aims of someone like a Vegetarianism, these leaders evidently want to spice things up – but in practice, it simply does not come around perfectly. The empire collapses into petty kingdoms as it always has, these petty kingdoms toy with one another until a leader with enough popularity and strength collects them back into the fold. This has not always been a Mog or a Rhys, although they’ve both had their fair share of leadership. Should we forget Cracker, or Sarlare? Didn’t Knox at one time prevent the potential collapse of (kingdom) Oren? Acknowledging the typical “GoT roleplay" trope that has been shot at human RP for the last five or six years, I absolutely disagree. It cannot be denied that human RP on LotC has been the most consistently dynamic and attractive of all the races, and this is why humanity (and Oren) consistently ranks above others when tested. I’ve played a human character on LotC at least since the First Empire in Asulon, and I think it’s a severe error to claim that human RP has been monolithically the same since then. The diversity of cultures and factions which imperial organization conglomerates into one nation is astounding. Remember how the first empire came to be dominated by Kaedreni culture – crowned supreme in a devastating civil war with the Hansetians. The Raevir achieved ascendency after the Exodus, which was supplanted by Haensetian (?) and Adrian cliques, which then did battle with the Savoyards. All of these groups represented different factions, different cliques, different leadership styles. Yet they all had the force of will to maintain their supremacy! They utilized the imperial system to their advantage. I recognize yours and others intents to spice things up, and I respect that. But this is a question that simply cannot be ruled on and changed at a whim. The imperial system of human government has time and time again proven to be the most efficient organizational method under which human RP can operate. I reiterate that I respect the motivations of a consistent reformer like Vegetarianism, but it ultimately remains on him and his compatriots to change the system by force of will. If the majority of contemporary human RPers are content with the system, then the system will be upheld. There is nothing barring the Norland faction from becoming the next Kaedrenis or Raevir but themselves. Recalling history (and I might be wrong) Norland has in the past been victorious in a civil war, but their intent was deliberately aimed at keeping themselves from power. The intent was to break up the Empire, not to implement their own changes to it. They wanted nobody to hold the crown, and they got what they wanted. And then someone with a higher mandate of will took back the crown. What this evidently breaks down to is sheer force of character, and the reformers/enemies of the imperial system have not yet been able to succeed.
  6. To the Lords Secular and Spiritual, the Burghers, Gentry, Grey Caps, and Cottage Lords of Adria, as well as all the Fair Citizens of the Imperium of Man, and Peoples Alien to Her, Greetings in the Lord, It is with His Grace the Duke Ratibor of Adria’s great pleasure to announce forthcoming that a DUCAL DUMA is to be held in the month of THE GRAND HARVEST, 1690 (Saturday, 11/17, 6 PM EST), in the city of BELVITZ, capital of Adria. The Representatives of the Duma, as defined and ratified in the Franciscan Articles, shall consist of the following Estates of Adria: From the Duchy, the Chancellor acts as the Duchy’s two representatives and heads the Duma itself. From the nobility, two representatives from every demesne within the Duchy are called forth. From the burghers, four representatives from the City of Belvitz are called forth. From the gentry, two representatives from the Lodge of Adria are called forth. From the clergy, two representatives from the Diocese of Villavi, as well as His Holiness Siegmund, are called forth. The unlanded Peoples of Adria, as well as all Estates of the Imperium of Man, and Peoples Alien to Her, are also magnanimously invited by His Grace the Duke Ratibor of Adria to partake in the grand festivities which shall accompany the occasion of the DUCAL DUMA, which shall coincide, in the month of THE GRAND HARVEST, 1690 (Saturday, 11/17, 6 PM EST), in the city of BELVITZ, capital city of Adria. Attached is a map towards BELVITZ. Proclaimed with the Illustrious Approval of His Grace the Duke Ratibor of Adria, Shield of Mt. Augustus 16th of The Deep Cold, 1689.
  7. did you find a wife?

    1. devvy

      devvy

      he has twitter gfs now

  8. Hunwald

    [Denied] Grool's [Builder] Application

    Nice builder
  9. Land charter (cart) or Sea charter (boat): Land charter Island: Tahn Point A: Ponce Exact co-ordinates of Point A: XYZ: 2518/73/240 Point B: Mardon Exact co-ordinates of Point B: XYZ: 1470/64/290
  10. Hunwald

    The Order of Saint Humbert

    (OOC) MC Name: ETDEUMPURITAS Skype Name: firestar2555 (RP) Name: Boniface Diocese of Baptism: Metz Experience in the Canon if Any: Private study Outside Experiences if Any: X
  11. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dark_Enlightenment

     

    This is what you are. A neo-reactionary.

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    2. Space

      Space

      the problem is he genuinely believes in 'white genocide'....

    3. xxx

      xxx

      is mineman roleplayer a valid political ideology

    4. Hunwald

      Hunwald

      please exit my profile, mineman is one of the most forced words lotc has ever seen

  12. wherever i go

    i must also lock interesting topics

    -fm proverb

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    2. magister

      magister

      think you need to go reread what you originally wrote, step off your horse, and calm down. 

    3. Space

      Space

      Obviously I am not serious these are all absurd arguments to make. Poes law I guess

    4. HurferDurfer1
  13. bungo got a big heart

  14. need my blood sucked affectionately by a qt vampire gf right now

    1. Harrison

      Harrison

      frost witches can do the job better

    2. overlord2305

      overlord2305

      *putts oogley eyes on a needle*

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