Master at Arms

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Master at Arms (MAA)—The Master at Arms is the chief administrative officer of the Dark Council. With responsibilities that govern member and position administration throughout the Brotherhood, an active Master at Arms has a wide affect on the progress of the club. The primary responsibility of the Master at Arms is to enforce the standards and procedures for requests and changes within the Brotherhood. Among these are requests for promotions, medals, transfers, appointments, and removals. The Master at Arms carries responsibilities in ensuring the correct administration of competitions including approving creation and placements and maintaining parity between reward and effort. The Master at Arms also provides oversight for infringements in name policies.

The current Master at Arms is Howlader.

See Also: List of MAA Policies.


General Duties

  • Administration of promotions and medals
  • Approval and processing of transfer requests, appointments, removals, and path / order changes
  • Oversight of member names
  • Administration of competitions
  • Development and maintenance of standards covering all aspects of the office

Specific Duties


  • Develops and maintains standards for promotions within the rank structure of the Brotherhood
  • Ensures promotional parity throughout the Clans and Dark Council
  • Develops and maintains policies and procedures for promotion recommendations
  • Approves promotion recommendations


  • Develops and maintains standards for awarding medals throughout the Brotherhood
  • Ensures medal parity throughout the Clans and the Dark Council
  • Develops and maintains policies and procedures for medal recommendations
  • Approves medal recommendations
  • Ensures that members are not rewarded twice for activities

Appointments, Removals

  • Develops and maintains polices and procedures on the appointment of members to positions
  • Administers changes to member positions as requested by Leaders of the Brotherhood
  • Develops and maintains policies and procedures regarding AWOL members

New Members


  • Approves member transfers between Clans and to and from the rogues
  • Develops and maintains the policy on transfers during Vendetta events with the Deputy Grand Master
  • Monitors the transfer queue for questionable or problematic transfers and actions them as required
  • Develops and maintains the policy on recruiting between Clans
  • Develops and maintains the policy on recruiting from the Rogues


  • Develops and maintains the policy on valid names within the Brotherhood
  • Approves name changes according to the policies dictating valid names
  • Oversees the Clan Title system and records changes


  • Develops and maintains policies and procedures on competition approval with the Herald, Voice, and Fist of the Brotherhood
  • Approves competitions according to policy
  • Ensures that medals awarded for competitions match those that were submitted with the request or that changes to medals are made appropriately
  • Ensures competitions are properly completed

Fictional Role

The Master At Arms serves as the Grand Master’s top adjutant as the head of administrative bureaucracy. They are responsible for tracking the service records and day-to-day statistics of personnel within the Brotherhood as well as handling any and all administrative bureaucracy. The MAA oversees the delivery and ceremony of awarding members with rank promotions and merit medals, but also issue letters to the families of deceased members and are responsible for handling death, burial, and the last will and testaments of those that serve the Brotherhood.

See: Organizational Chart

Position Roster

Master at Arms of the Brotherhood
Name Service Dates
Kreeayt Havok ?? - ??
Mahel ?? - ??
Crona ?? - ??
Yoni ?? - ??
Zach ?? - ??
Justinian Khyron ?? - ??
Thedek ?? - ??
Nighthawk ?? - ??
Depriest ?? - ??
Kamjin "Maverick" Lap'lamiz June, 2000 - November, 2000
Shotgun November 22, 2000 - December 15, 2001
Corran Force December 16, 2001 - February 9, 2005
Khan Kunar February 15, 2005 - February 17, 2006
Syn Kaek February 18, 2006 - November 8, 2006
Halcyon Rokir November 12, 2006 - March 3, 2007
Kravel Novir March 6, 2007 - March 16, 2008
Syn Kaek March 29, 2008 - February 5, 2010
Korras February 5, 2010 - September 27, 2013
Kalen Aquillarum September 27, 2013 - July 25, 2014
Aabsdu Dupar/Zanet Xox July 25, 2014 - January 17, 2017
Howlader January 17, 2017 -
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