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== Known uses of the Right of Annulment ==
 
== Known uses of the Right of Annulment ==
* 9:30 Dragon: The [[Circle Tower|Circle of Magi]] in [[Ferelden]] (during [[Broken Circle]]). Knight-Commander [[Greagoir]] sends a request to the Grand Cleric of [[Denerim]] but depending on [[the Warden]]'s actions, it can be called off before it is authorized.
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* 9:30 Dragon: The [[Circle Tower|Circle of Magi]] in [[Ferelden]] (during [[Broken Circle]]). Knight-Commander [[Greagoir]] sends a request to [[Grand Cleric Elemena]] but depending on [[the Warden]]'s actions, it can be called off before it is authorized.
 
* 9:37 Dragon: The [[Gallows|Circle of Magi]] in [[Kirkwall]] (during the [[Kirkwall Rebellion]])
 
* 9:37 Dragon: The [[Gallows|Circle of Magi]] in [[Kirkwall]] (during the [[Kirkwall Rebellion]])
 
* 9:40 Dragon: The Cicle of Magi in Dairsmuid, [[Rivain]]<ref>''[[Dragon Age: Asunder]].'' Chapter 22. p. 406</ref><ref>{{cite wot|102}}</ref>
 
* 9:40 Dragon: The Cicle of Magi in Dairsmuid, [[Rivain]]<ref>''[[Dragon Age: Asunder]].'' Chapter 22. p. 406</ref><ref>{{cite wot|102}}</ref>

Revision as of 15:13, January 3, 2014

The Right of Annulment is the right of the templars to kill all mages in a Circle of Magi used as a last resort to restore order.[1]

Divine Galatea granted the Right of Annulment to all the Grand Clerics of the Chantry in 2:83 Glory after an abomination slaughtered all mages and templars in Nevarran Circle.[2][3] Normally, the Right can only be invoked by a Grand Cleric or a de facto successor (Revered Mother); if there is no access to a Grand Cleric or Revered Mother, then Knight-Commanders of the Templar Order have legal authority to invoke the Right.[4] Depending on the exact circumstances and how long it takes the relevant Grand Cleric to respond, the Right can be invoked but not carried out.

By the beginning of the Fifth Blight, the Right has been invoked 17 times. The Right was requested three more times between 9:30 and 9:40 Dragon, and was carried out in at least two of these instances.

According to Fenris, the Imperial templars also possess the Right of Annulment, but the line that mages must cross for it to be invoked is "elsewhere".

Known uses of the Right of Annulment

See also

Ico codex entry Codex entry: The Right of Annulment

References

  1. Dragon Age logo - new Dragon Age: The World of Thedas, vol. 1, p. 181
  2. Codex entry: The Right of Annulment
  3. Dragon Age logo - new Dragon Age: The World of Thedas, vol. 1, p. 81
  4. David Gaider's Forum posts 1 and Forum posts 2
  5. Dragon Age: Asunder. Chapter 22. p. 406
  6. Dragon Age logo - new Dragon Age: The World of Thedas, vol. 1, p. 102
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