Age of Treason
Echoes of Eden
Echoes of Eden has stood since time immemorial as a direct answer against the Brotherhood of the Serpent. Where the humans that rule the Brotherhood draw their strength from their wealth and strong breeding backgrounds, EoE takes those supernatural beings that have reason to operate outside of the boundaries of their respective cultures. Notable members have been exiled mages, to disgraced werewolves, but all had some reason to work with supernaturals other than their own.
The Echoes work with the blessings of the Furies, and draw their strength from the angels’ own dedication to stopping the Brotherhood. The Echoes are not a generational institution. There have been centuries between two groups forming, but each time a group forms, it’s always to stand up against some evil the Brotherhood has perpetrated. The Echoes stood at the gates of Babylon, assaulting it with an army of supernaturals as the Brotherhood tried to repel them. They were the rebel force that helped end the Inquisition, and they were standing over Hitler as the man took his last ragged breaths. The current Echoes have found themselves unprepared for the magnitude of the Brotherhood’s plans, and they bonded directly with the angels, losing a piece of their own humanity to gain the power necessary to end the threat.
The Echoes are notable in that they do not play into the politics of the various supernatural factions. They are not movers and shakers in their own societies. Some of the Echoes, such as Joachim Magnus Teague Tempor, have managed to keep up appearances and appear normal, but generally, the Echoes lead lonely lives, apart from those they’ve ceremonially bonded themselves to.