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Bene Gesserit

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Bene Gesserit


The Bene Gesserit are a key social, religious, and political force. The group is described as an exclusive sisterhood whose members train their bodies and minds through years of physical and mental conditioning to obtain superhuman powers and abilities that can seem magical to outsiders. Acolytes who have acquired the breadth of Bene Gesserit abilities are called Reverend Mothers within the organization's ranks The Bene Gesserit are a powerful and ancient order of women whose objectives and actions formed a critical element in the evolution of humanity and many of the major plot developments. Sometimes called "witches" due to their secretive nature and misunderstood powers, the Bene Gesserit are loyal only to themselves. However, to attain their goals and avoid outside interference, they often screen themselves with the illusion of being loyal to other groups or individuals. Their every move is calculated toward an end result. As the skills of a Bene Gesserit are as desirable as an alliance with the Sisterhood itself, they are able to charge a fee to school the females from Great Houses, and install some of their initiates as wives and concubines to their advantage

Bene Gesserit History


Origin

The origins of the Bene Gesserit are not widely known. What is clear is that the Bene Gesserit arose in the political turmoil that followed the Butlerian Jihad, and quickly established themselves as an influential political force. However, during the Butlerian Jihad, the Bene Gesserit already had a Mother Superior, which seem to show that their hierarchical structure had already formed. The other memories that are made available to Reverend Mothers of the Bene Gesserit provided a wealth of knowledge that reaches far back into Humanity's past, to the days when Humans were bound to Earth. Some physical remnants, such as a surviving painting by Van Gogh, also support this connection and provide an anchor point to the distant past.

History

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Bene Gesserit


Mother Superior: Reverend Mother Lucan Rowinda Nathifa
Kwisatz Mother: Reverend Mother Caius Roanne Toshya
Proctor Superior: Reverend Mother Rayna Anastasia Ghazala
Reverend Mother: Reverend Mother Leaena Magdalene Remeleen
Reverend Mother: Reverend Mother Challita Renae Serilda
Bene Gesserit Sister: Sister Louanne
Bene Gesserit Initiate: Serilda
Bene Gesserit Initiate: Fanchon