Let it be known, throughout all the realms of Urth, that His Imperial Majesty, the Resplendent Emperor Maximillian III, Absolute Ruler of the Eternal Empire of Koth, declares the establishment of the Imperial Guild of Foresters.
The Guild of Foresters shall henceforth have dominion over all flora and fauna, natural or magical. This domain is all things born of beast, grown from Urth, or seized from the wilds.
The Guild of Foresters is charged with the preservation and expansion, the maintenance and guardianship of the fields and forests throughout His Majesty’s Eternal Empire.
This duty is the regulation of hunting, trapping, livestock and cultivation, maintaining the vitality of His Majesty’s game and harvests throughout the seasons.
This responsibility is the advancement of skill and learning within the arts of flora and fauna, the identification and codification of all plant and animal species and of all natural phenomena.
This obligation is the guidance of hunters, alchemists, farmers, animal handlers, scouts, guides, foresters and craftsmen in their endeavors for the greater glory of The Empire.
This commitment is the safety of The Emperor, His lands, His subjects, and His interests.
His Imperial Majesty grants the Guild of Foresters the right and privilege to establish new protectorates, explore new territories, process and manufacture items of flora and fauna, investigate and produce alchemical substances with the exception of the poisons of Enslavement, Death, and Forget. Granted are the rights and privileges to recognize the skill of foresters and craftsmen, to purchase and trade all things of flora and fauna and the materials needed to create them. Beware, for trade and commerce beyond the territory of this Guild House is the dominion of the Guild of Merchants, and violates this Charter.
His Imperial Majesty gifts the Guild of Foresters with the establishment of the Order of the Chimera within the Imperial Army. This Order shall serve as the Guild’s sword and shield, enforcing this Charter, and defending the interests of the Guild.
It is the solemn commitment of the Guild of Foresters to provide services, support and resources deemed necessary to The Emperor and His representatives, to uphold the laws of The Empire and to pay taxes amounting to 20% of the profit from the sale of all goods, offices and services to The Emperor or His representatives.