In the Classical Period, members of the political faction upholding the rights of the empress (Lesterra of the Blessed Isles), opposing the arbitrary power of the emperor, and holding with the elective nature of the office of emperor. The salts are an alliance of the greater nobles, the democratically-minded burghers of the chartered cities, sentimentalists, and people with a progressive attitude to the status of women.

The political opponents of the Salts are the Lubbers, who have a stranglehold on power at the national level. The most hated enemy of the Salts is Jasper of Suvein, the polemarkh.

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