The Knights of the Flame's support network takes two forms: chapter-houses, and granges. A chapter-house is a small fortress or keep filled with trained warriors of various ranks, from footmen to squires and knights, all dedicated to supporting the call of a paladin when needed, and defending the granges within their aegis. A grange is a martial chapel in a village or town, where the faithful among the villagers and townsfolk are trained to defend their friends and family. In Sunpyrion's view, an honourable duel in his name is as sincere a prayer as time spent before his altar, and more likely to allow the faithful to defend the innocent.   Part of the paladins' duties are to found new granges where there is need and converts can be found. Messages sent to the nearest chapters when a suitable location is found result in grizzled retired warriors, strong in their faith and their sword-arms, who volunteer to move into the area. The new Grange-Sergeants take over the training of the locals once the paladin is called to move on to the next place in need. Members of the grange are drilled in unit combat and how to defend themselves should their homesteading be attacked before they can be reinforced.


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