The Two Authorities
✾Highest Ranking: #73 in Adventure: 12/07/17✾
✾Highest Ranking: #514 in Fantasy: 11/30/17✾
After humans nearly went extinct at the end of the thirtieth century - and almost took Earth along with them, they were devastated. Fearful.
What should have been the start of their demise became proof of their legacy. Instead of being abandoned by the planet they were on the verge of killing, the entity at its core gave the remaining few a task and with it a gift of the four natural elements.
They were to rebuild what they destroyed and redeem their ancestors for their volatile mistakes. Now, six hundred years later the Guild Association was created to maintain balance among what was now called Vita. Only those with the greatest influence and power were recognized as guilds. They harbored the purest form of quintessence, but only two were delegated as overseers of the planet.
The Light Heathens Guild and their cursed counterpart, the Nightmares Guild.
Their guildsmen reaped prestige and nobility, but not Aegis. Despite being heir to the Light Heathens Guild, Aegis is hidden and grows up in solitude with her younger brother, Somnus, on a mountaintop. If not for her adoptive brother belonging to the opposite authority, the Nightmares Guild, perhaps they could have wasted away together. But the recklessness of their caretaker leads them to the very place they're forbidden.
The capital of the Two Authorities.