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Ceremonies Avalible  to all tlhInganmey
Weapons Dedication When you are the anvil, be patient. When you are the hammer, strike. The hammer shatters glass but forges steel. This ceremony is used for the inspection and dedication of a newly created or captured physical weapon. veSwI’pu do not normally carry a weapon which has not been dedicated to noble purpose. RETURN
Remembrance Mere life is not victory; Mere death is not defeat. The final tribute to a brother warrior is the remembrance of their life and death. Gathering among one house and honored comrades to offer a last salute to the fallen is a supreme honor. RETURN
Precinct of Locality The end of the time of small countries draws near, The age of the empire is at hand. Gathering with likeminded individuals to form a cohesive unit is what brought our Ancient Order into being. This practice is now seen as how individuals near to each other form a more local section of our Order. RETURN
Ordination of a meycha Climb high, climb far, your goal the sky, your aim, the naked stars. The ordained leaders of the Order are the meycha. The meycha are the governing body of the Order. To achieve this level, you should be a leader of leaders. It is from this rank that all rules are issued, ceremonies conducted, promotions are made. Promotion to meycha is only by nomination by a senior meycha and unanimous consent of all other meychapu. RETURN
Bonding of Two as Mates The heart has reason which reason does not know. The qaptaQ do not subscribe to the practice of consortship, but instead practice the lifelong bonding of a male and female warrior as a mated couple. This ceremony is one of the oldest tlhIngan wedding ceremonies and in fact predates many more popular recent events. RETURN
Child Naming Let the fine deeds of the ancestor be observed by his children and grandchildren and let the virtue of the forebear reward his offspring with a good life. The naming of a tlhIngan child is the first in an important line of ceremonies. Names represent not only who a tlhIngan is but also what house he is from, and as such identifies one to their friends and enemies. RETURN
Entrance into Combat When living the great game of Klin Zha, Always assume that the other player is an enemy, and that the next move is a trap. This ceremony is used not only prior to a specific battle or contest, but may also be used as a general daily ceremony, as each new day brings with it new battles to be won. RETURN
Discommendation There is only one kind of wound that is to be feared, and that is when the mind is wounded by giving consent to dishonor. The meycha do not willingly conduct this ritual, a vile punishment reserved for the rare oath breakers among our most noble race.  With this ritual, horrifying in itself, The meycha condemns the transgressor to the deep labyrinthine realm of the desolate plains of ghe’’or to be hunted by the veqlargh who pursues the one for what seems like forever, until he finally devours the vile offender. RETURN
Instalation of a charghem Under a good commander, there are no bad warriors. When a Precinct of Locality is formed a veSwI’ is named as charghem. This charghem leads the precinct in all non ceremonial ways and guides its members along the way of the warrior. In this way they serve as first among brothers. RETURN
Elevation of a veSwI' It is not enough to destroy your enemies. You must understand them as well. The next logical step is the elevation to veSwI’, he that conceives of war. The veSwI’pu are the lifeblood of the Order. It is at this level that one truly sees what is meant by the way of the warrior. RETURN
Entrance into the Order Honor and glory are prime, death before dishonor. The first step on the way of the warrior is the entrance into our most ancient order. It is by this that tlhInganmey first become tlhInganpu. This is the formal start of the kinship of warriors that is the qaptaQ. RETURN
Ceremonies Avalible  only to tlhInganpu