Grigori are the
class of Guardians between the Uthra and the Taubri.
Although they have free will, they are expected to be
completely subordinate to the Taubri. Still, they are
given responsibilities far higher than any common
Uthra and are trusted to make decisions on their own
if it comes to that. These are the earth-bound angels,
meaning that they only have physical forms.
Grigori is the only class that will accept "indentured
guardians," or will temporarily "adopt" mortals for a
period of time. This is because Grigori, unlike the
Uthra cannot simply be "renewed," and if for some
reason one is destroyed or falls, they cannot be
Name Origin: The
Grigori are named after the class of angels Grigori,
which were the "watcher" angels.
The Cairn, as most
know, is the caste that Gabe belongs to. They are the
interceders, the ones that are sent to sort out mortal
problems before they become potential large-scale,
icky problems that might need true divine
intervention. (namely wars, rebellion, and such.) This
caste is composed mostly of indentured Guardians,
since they have the most tolerance and compassion for
Derived from the word "carn," a pile of stones used as
a landmark to help find one's way.
The Lailah are the
true guardian angels. They are sent to protect or
mentor a particular person who either is fated to have
an important part in history, or is simply favored by
a higher being.
Named after the "lailah", a caste of guardian
The Vrelil are
purely the subordinates of the Pemuel. They are the
true watchers of the Grigori, never interrupting in
the flow of events-- simply wandering, watching, and
recording everything they see and reporting to the
Derived from the name "Vretil," an angelic
The Saud are the
diplomats. They are used to speak for a god or Taubri
when a Nahdel is inappropriate. They are also used to
speak on behalf of a higher being to mortals when that
being is too lazy/busy to see them themselves. The
Saud do not accept indentured Guardians.
Derived from the name Sadriel, the angel of
The Naekur are the
Guardians who judge the souls of mortals, mainly to
see whether or not they are to be used as indentured
Guardians. This caste does not accept indentured
Derived from the name Nekir, an Arabic angel who was
believed to interrogate souls of the dead.
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