Full Name: The Knights and Travellers of the Order of the Shining Path
Date founded: January 3, 2010
Founder: ShadowDarkFyre Erebus Olorin Arthur Pendragon Daeron the LordVengeance
Order-General: Xanthi Senara Guenivere Pendragon LachlanMor DarkFyre ni VoceDeConscienza, High Queen
Honorary members: None
Heraldry: A full moon superimposed atop a blazing sun in the center of a sky that is half starry night on the left, sky-blue daytime on the right, with the boundary of twilight-time inbetween: symbolizing how day and night are but opposite sides of the same coin, with twilight both separating and uniting them. Seven Binaries - representing North, South, East, West, Mind, Heart, and Spirit - situated underneath the sun and moon across the boundary. Below, a field of green rising up to meet the sky, terminating in green hills, and a winding path of silver running in the middle: flowing sometimes on the side of night, other times on the side of day. This symbolizes that journeys and places are there to be had by night or day.
Creed: "There Is Always A Way Home..."
(Heraldry of the former Order of the Silver Path: a full moon in the center of a starry-night sky. Seven Binaries - representing North,
South, East, West, Mind, Heart, and Spirit - situated underneath the moon. Below, a field of green rising up to meet the sky, terminating in green hills, and a winding path of silver running in the middle.)
(Heraldry of the former Order of the Untravelled Road: a full moon situated on the left, in a starry night sky. The sun blazing as it rises on
the right in a sky-blue daytime sky. Both sides separated by a multi-toned blue line: symbolizing twilight and how it separates the night and the day. Below, a field of green bisected by a two-lane highway running straight to the sun.)
Information: On January 3, 2010, the DarkFyre Imperium - seeing that both Orders worked towards similar goals - merged together the Orders of the Silver Path and the Untravelled Road to create the Shining Path, and thus meshing the duties and traits of the two Orders into one.
Knights of this Order are those who find themselves exploring road, byways, and paths that others have either forgotten or no longer believe exist. They are those who often travel such roads that lead them to places thought lost in antiquity, superstition, myth, and legend: whethere on this world or another. It is to them the task of maintaining the knowledge of such places: from as mundane as the fabled Route 66, to places as lost as Atlantis or Tir na Nog.
On those journeys on roads both mundane and magick can be found travellers often in need of help in getting on their ways: whether literal or otherwise. In this capacity are Shining Knights often to be good samaritains to the best of their abilities. There will always be someone who needs help on their journeys, and always those who need help finding their way home.
This is, subsequently , an Order of gatekeepers, explorers, travelers, wanderers, rovers, cartographers, discoverers.