Marran Code

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Much like the Jedi and Sith the Marran teach a code to their Squires. The Code guides a Marran upon their journeys.

There is no peace, there is only vigilance.
There is no hatred, there is only righteousness.
Through righteousness, I embrace fury.
There is no mercy, there is only redemption.
There is no Shadow, there is only the Flames.

The meaning of the Code

Much like the Jedi code, the Marran code has been debated for many centuries. Dragoon spoke the mantra similar to the Jedi and their's. This is mostly because Dragoon was a jedi as were all Marran before their split from the Order centuries after their formation.

There is no peace, there is only vigilance.
This is often mistaken for assuming that the Marran were violent in nature. While quicker to resort to violence than most jedi the Marran were not violent by nature. Rather they accepted it as simply a reality when it came to confronting the dark side. What most Marran scholars agreed upon is that this is simply a statement of readiness. The Marran believed that to ensure peace they must constantly be ready for war.

There is no hatred, there is only righteousness.
While the Marran spend their lives guarding against, hunting down, and destroying the dark side where ever it's found. They don't hate it or those that wield it or become corrupted by it. To destroy the dark side is their duty and their burden. To be able to do this so often for their entire adult lives they must believe in their cause. The Marran embrace their duty because they know that it is right. That single, unwavering belief in their righteousness helps them maintain focus and hope in even the darkest of times.

Through righteousness, I embrace fury.
Because their stance against the dark side is righteous the Marran can take outrage at the effects they see from the dark side's influence. Rage is mearly a reaction. An emotion. Emotions in and of themselves are not a bad thing. It is how one reacts to them. Embracing their outrage and channeling it against the Shadow allows a Marran to enter what is called Righteous Fury. It is this tenant the Jedi Council disapproved of and led to the eventual split.

There is no mercy, there is only redemption.
This does not mean a Marran is a remorseless, merciless destroyer of all things dark side. A Marran will strive to end the corruption of the dark side where ever they find it. Through debate, teachings, and all else failing, destruction. Whatever it may be. A location will be cleansed, a relic cleansed or destroyed, a Sith redeemed to the light or destroyed. To a Marran the dark side is an abomination. There is no place for it and so it must face redemption or destruction.

There is no Shadow, there is only the Flames.
In their war with the Shadow as they call it. It is inevitable that a Marran will feel the icy grip of the dark side upon their very heart and soul. No one is immune to it's influence, not even the Marran. When a Marran feels themselves being taken down the dark path or see another Marran in such a situation. They must embrace the Flames. Dragoon's Flames cleanse not only the Shadow around a Marran but also from within the Marran themselves. No Marran willingly allows themselves to fall to the darkness. They will be engulfed by their own Flames before such could happen, and do so happily.