Yat Balam arranged for the sharpest eyes and most calculating Astrologers to chart the future, and predict the Fifth Sun, upon a great round stone. A reminder of their cause, Yat Balam seeks to extend the Fourth Sun as long as possible. The four spiritual pillars of Mexica society will sift through their inititates, sending only the finest to Teotihacan.
Modeled off of the 6 Viziers system in the FATE Toolkit (p. 90) reduce Refresh by 1. Affiliation with one of the 4 pillars grants a Virtue (an Aspect that can be tagged ), a Vice (an Aspect that can be compelled), and Domains. When using Skills listed in the Domains, the effects are magical. You also get two of the associated Blessings. I'll elaborate on those later.
Domains: Athletics, Decieve, Investigation
The King of Bats' immortal harem, they now speak for him in his transcendence with unquestioned authority. None knew his desires or his secrets as well as his multitude of lovers, knowledge they now use to manipulate the Great Cities. Pursuing their own agenda, no affiliation carries as much power or suspicion as the Black Brides.
Domains: Provoke, Resources, Stealth
In the Age of the Fourth Sun death and the afterlife are a judicial bureaucracy. Demises are appraised, arged, and uploaded to their just reward. Reliant on Third Sun technology to maintain the uplink, the Ministry seeks a Third Sun wonder - Tapac-yauri, the Golden Staff. Believed to lie south of Green Hell, they have invested heavily in expeditions to the region especially because the waters continue to rise and the land bridge may soon be submerged.
Domains: Shoot, Lore, Empathy
Robbed of existence the spiritual echoes of previous Suns rage in Shadow at their lot and will not be kept silent. Bearing their Voice the War Lodges advocate a conservative course for the future, supporting further efforts to scavenge Third Sun technologies. Incidentally the Lodges possess the largest stockpiles of Third Sun technologies, many courtiers fear the War Lodges may lead coups against the decadent nobility of the Great Cities.
Domains: Fight, Rapport, Notice