Society of the Seventh Dawn
The Society of the Seventh Dawn was/is a secret cult based in the city of Chiendalar. They were drawn together due to their interest in the occult. Their interest over-rode their survival instincts and it led to 9 of them becoming possessed by Repheim who devoured their souls. Their bodies deteriorate a bit faster than the normal wear and tear of an average lifespan quickly and the only way to stave of the deterioration is to feed on the souls and magic of those who have who have a talent for magic through an Ehoshim ancestor. They only need to feed in this way about once every five years, but when they feed on someone it also gives them an intense high they find delicious, so they have no issue "eating" sooner.