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 Slavers.
The Guild of Slavers shall henceforth have dominion over all procurement and trade of slaves. This domain shall include of all the creatures of Urth and other realms save nobles of Koth. Free from this dominion are lawful citizens and residents of The Empire, creatures owned by an individual or group, and beasts under the protection of the Foresters Guild.
The Guild of Slavers is charged with the administration of slave sentences both bonded and permanent, the appropriate marking of slaves, the maintenance of slave trade and markets throughout His Majesty’s Eternal Empire.
This duty is the regulation and control of slave labor and population by means magical, alchemical, natural or mundane, and the taming and training of slaves.
This responsibility is the recovery of wayward slaves, maintaining the slave population and the enhancement of luxury for His Majesty, His lands, and His subjects.
This obligation is the instruction of slave owners and slaves both bonded and permanent in their rights and responsibilities as owners and slaves 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 Slavers the right and privilege to conduct public and private auctions, to research and use methods to control and confine of magical, alchemical, or mundane means. The Guild of Slavers shall have exclusive right to use, produce or sell the alchemy and magics of Enslavement. The Guild of Slavers is granted the privilege of buying and selling alchemy with the exception of the poisons of Death. Granted is the right and privilege to recognize the skill of Slavers, and to trade only slaves beyond the territory of this Guild House.
His Imperial Majesty gifts the Guild of Slavers with the privilege to establish the Order of the Chain within the Imperial Legions. 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 Slavers 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.