The Dragon's Scales Rank/Title in Scarterra | World Anvil

The Dragon's Scales

The Dragon's Scales is arguably the most important appointment the Queen of Swynfaredia.  The Dragon Scales is part bodyguard, part spymaster, and part confidante.   The Dragon's Scales is responsible with the magical protection of the crown of Swynfaredia.  The Dragon's Scale's is responsible for not only the queen's bodily safety but also her secrets which means protecting her from magical scrying spells and detecting hostile magics.

Qualifications

The Dragon's Scales must be highly skilled in Abjuration magic.  Divination and Enchantment are also valued.  Combat skill is also valued.  Wise counsel is also valued.  Leadership skills are valued.  The Dragon's Scales often have to wear many hats indeed.       Above all, the queen's trust is what is needed because the Dragon's Scales is spends more time alone with the queen than anyone else.

Duties

Protect the queen from harm and espionage.

Benefits

Money, lots of prestige, and the ear of the queen.

Accoutrements & Equipment

A badge with a representation of dragon scales on it.

Grounds for Removal/Dismissal

They can be dismissed at anytime by the current queen.
Type
Magical, Honorific
Form of Address
Great Aegis
Length of Term
at the pleasure of the king or queen, but usually for life. An ex-Dragon's Scales can be a very dangerous thing.
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Cover image: Symbol of the Nine by Pendrake

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