In order to keep their identities secret, due to the nature of their missions and the objects they collect, the Acquisitioners are only ever referred to by their callsigns -- numbers One through Six. They've operated under these rules for long enough that some of them are thought to have forgotten their original names.
The Gifts from the Sky
, seven otherworldly artifacts that are thought to have existed since long before the gods themselves. Some theorists even believe the gifts to be the items that actually caused
the creation of the gods; an idea that has not fallen on deaf ears within the certain portions of the Legion.
Currently three 'Gifts' are known of by name, each bit of information painstakingly collected by agents of the Regiment for Humanity
: the Errant Thoughtseed
, the Dreamshare Shard
, and the Waxweep Rock
Before she vanished from the public eye, Dr. Evingston was an exceptional member of the Legion -- head of Legion Intelligence long before she ever assumed command of the Acquisitioners.
It was through her relentless pursuit of power that she climbed the ranks, and it was through her insatiable lust for knowledge on what came before
that the discovery of the 'Gifts' was ever made in the first place.