A faction in Krevborna
The Ring and Wand Society is a secretive cabal of scholars within Creedhall University that studies the fey. The Ring and Wand Society is mostly comprised of faculty from Creedhall University, but they do admit the occasional student who shows the right combination of promise and discretion.
The Society’s end goal is to endow themselves with the immortality of the fey. To arrive at this desired result, the Ring and Wand Society pays monster hunters to capture fey creatures for examination and dissection. They also abduct human victims to test their formulae upon in hopes of perfecting their methods without endangering themselves through self-experimentation.
To know the truth of life we must never die.
- Mortality is a fundamental flaw in the human condition.
- The fey hold many arcane secrets that should be the province of scholarly investigation.
- The strange immortality of the fey can be obtained by those who dare to explore fringe sciences and the supernatural world.
- Gain fey-like immortality to initiate the next phase of human advancement.
- Keep the workings of the Ring and Wand Society hidden from prying eyes.
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It's fairly easy to invent monster hunting factions that interact with undead, lycanthropes, etc. but it was an interesting prompt to come up with a faction that interacted with the fey in a way outside of the monster slayer synonym. The fey can be monstrous, but what would a faction possibly want from them?
The Ring and Wand Society is motivated by the immortality of the fey; it's a quality they'd like to have for themselves, of course. This makes them a sort of fantasy analog of transhumanists, but of course given the setting their path toward "evolution" is going to be a dark one.