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The Litany According to the Get of
Fenris Lan Man Dragon.
The Litany was developed to establish stability among the tribes.
This is a good thing. However, there are many ways in which the
words of the Litany are misunderstood. Some other tribes have
different ways of handling The Litany, as is their right. The Get of
Fenris try to make certain that the rules are followed carefully,
and that there is a means by which a Garou may attempt to prove his
innocence, should he be wrongly accused.
Do not litter your own den, especially in such a vulgar way. There
are enough metis already, but worse still, you bring shame upon our
tribe by showing that you cannot control your lust.
Despite what others believe, we do not take liberties with the
weaker female Garou we conquer. There is no honor in such actions,
only degradation to both parties. One Black Fury claimed that she
had been raped by a Get, and when her claim was proved, she was
permitted to take from the rapist the offending weapon. Do not
attempt to find loopholes within the Litany.
The standard punishment for breaching this part of the Litany is to
raise the child and teach him or her the ways of the Get. You must
care for your children in all cases, for even a metis have the right
to a family. If you choose not to care for your child, or if your
child should accidently come to harm, then you must dispose of the
evidence in the old ways. You must consume the flesh of your
offspring, allowing the child to live within you forever. That is
the formal punishment for mating with your own family and causing
harm to your own flesh.
Do not suffer a Wyrmling to live. Every creature that is touched by
the Wyrm has the potential to create more like itself. Destroy them.
If you find a nest of Wyrmlings, make certain the creatures and
their nest are destroyed. Cleanse the land of the Wyrm's foul taint,
or find someone who can. Never flee from a Wyrmling, no matter how
powerful. Better to die a hero than to live a coward, for Fenris
does not forgive. Nor do his Get.
If you find a place that suits your needs, and that you can defeat
the owner of this territory in a rightful combat, then, and only
then, may you claim the land as your own. These challenges must be
made publicly, and should your opponent refuse you the right of
challenge, you may not retaliate. We do not want only kill our own
kind over a few feet of land. We must not waste the blood of the
If your opponent has called for first blood, you may let him live.
If he has called you for a life-duel, you are honor bound to kill
him, regardless of his pleas. This is our way. Know also that
honorable surrender is impossible for those without honor. Kill all
Wyrmlings, even if formally challenged. In wartime, and against the
Wyrm's minions, this rule does not hold.
Never question a war leader's commands. Never insult those of higher
rank, unless you are willing to suffer the consequences.
Give the elders their due, or they will kill you. Do not take this
lightly. It has been known that pups have been torn limb from limb
for their stupidity.
The blood-lust is great within the Get of Fenris, and this may be
overlooked from time to time. Do not, however, leave any sign of
All are beneath us. Do not play with your food, and do not kill
without just reason. You may test other Garou, for that is one part
of our duty, but you must not insult the other tribes without
justifiable provocation. Do not falsely accuse another of a crime;
this is not the honorable way to provoke confrontation. You may
certainly challenge the heritage of another, butknow the facts
before you make a challenge.
If the humans see you change, you must stalk them and destroy them.
You must leave no evidence. Be aware of your surroundings, and avoid
changing shapes in public places. If the Crinos is your only resort,
make certain that any witnesses never have the chance to speak of
There are three honorable ways in which to grow old. You may barter
with pups for food and care in exchange for wisdom. You may
challenge your Jarl, knowing that you cannot win, and pray that he
is merciful. You may fight the Wyrm until you fall in battle.
Suicide is not acceptable, and brings dishonor to you and your tribe.
You may only challenge for leadership during formal moots. You may
challenge for renown at any time of peace.
Unless your leader is grossly incompetent, and you can prove the
accusation, do not argue during war or combat. Obey this rule at all
There is no forgiveness. You will be destroyed. Your name will be
unsung, and your deeds shall be unremembered. Your kinfolk will know
The Get of Fenris are the followers of Fenris. We do not turn away
from a fight. Ever. If a Garou insults your heritage and the insult
is not just, rip flesh and drink deep of your enemy's blood. That is
our way. But never turn from the true enemy to settle an insult
argument - if the Wyrm is near, kill the Wyrmling first, and then
destroy the bastard who insulted you.