Djinn General
Duke of the War

Corporeal Forces -- 6Strength 12Agility 12
Ethereal Forces -- 5Intelligence 8Precision 12
Celestial Forces -- 6Will 12Perception 12
Vessels: Human/6 (Arab male), Monster/6, Warhorse/4
Skills: Climbing/3, Dodge/4, Driving/1, Fighting/6, Knowledge (Baal's organization/6, Gehanna/5, Military/6), Languages (Arabic/6, Assyrian/2, English/4, French/5, German/2, Greek/2, Latin/3, Portuguese/3, Turkish/3), Large Weapon (Axe/4, Lance/5, Spear/6, Sword/6), Move Silently/3, Ranged Weapon (Bow/6, Pistol/4, Rifle/5), Running/2, Savoir-Faire/1, Small Weapon (Dagger/6, Shortsword/5), Survival (Desert/6, Mountains/4), Swimming/2, Tactics/6, Throwing/6, Tracking/5
Songs: Acid/6, Attraction (Corporeal/2, Celestial/5), Battle (Corporeal/6), Barbs/3, Calling (Corporeal/5, Celestial/4), Charm (Corporeal/6), Claws/6, Direction (all/3), Fangs/4, Form (Corporeal/6, Ethereal/2, Celestial/2), Healing (Corporeal/2, Celestial/2), Horns/6, Location (Corporeal/6, Celestial/6), Might (Corporeal/6, Celestial/6), Motion (Celestial/6), Plates/5, Nimbus (all/6), Shields (Corporeal/6, Ethereal/6), Spines/2, Thunder/6, Tongues (Corporeal/2, Ethereal/3, Celestial/2), War (Corporeal/4, Ethereal/6, Celestial/1), Wings/2
Artifacts: Unholy Pistol/6

Attunements: Balseraph of the War, Djinn of the War, Habbalite of the War, Art of Combat, State of Ophis, To The Death, Weak Link, Duke of the War (and all lesser Distinctions)

Special Attunement: Baal has given Iblis the ability to attune himself to any number of Servitors of the War, who do not count against the Djinn's total attunements.

Special Rites: All of Baal's advanced Rites

Iblis is Baal's aide-de-camp, effectively his highest-ranking Servitor. Some of Baal's other Generals possess more personal power than Iblis, but none have more authority. Iblis is as loyal as he is fearless. He obeys Baal unquestioningly without being a bootlicker. He speaks for Baal, and while he does not technically outrank other Generals -- every General of the War is empowered to speak for their Prince -- Iblis is the one Baal sends to give orders to them.

Iblis has been a Servitor of Baal since before the Fall. Swayed by pride during the Eden experiment, he could not believe God was going to make the angels cede the Earth to mankind. As Lucifer and Baal began plotting, Iblis was an early recruit, and he was Baal's right-hand man when the Rebellion began. He stood at his Superior's side during the worst of the fighting, was severely wounded in battle with Archangel David, but held Baal's banner high even as he plummeted to Hell with the other Fallen.

Baal has no special affection for Iblis. He relies upon him, he appreciates his competence, he even trusts him (as much as a Balseraph Prince can trust anyone), but if Iblis were ever to show the least sign of insubordination, he would be obliterated as quickly as any other disobedient Servitor. Iblis knows this, and only he knows whether his loyalty to Baal is genuine, or simply self-preservation married to desire for power.

In the Final Battle, Iblis will carry Baal's banner again. Until then, his presence is rarely needed on the battlefield. Sometimes he attends Baal personally, and sometimes Baal sends him to supervise others, in Hell and on Earth. Iblis is not Word-bound precisely because the Prince of the War wants him to remain flexible, his perceptions not filtered by any Word but Baal's. Iblis never carries out missions himself; he is a strategic-level supervisor who drops in on the headquarters of Hell's most important Earthly operations. Usually he visits Tethers of the War, but since Baal has jurisdiction over all theaters of the War, Iblis may show up to check on vital operations run by other Princes as well. Needless to say, no overseer likes a surprise inspection by Baal's second, but few have enough clout to turn him away.

Iblis is proud and polite, rigidly formal and obsessive about maintaining appearances. When he does get in a fight, he is a bloodthirsty horror -- those who wonder why he enjoys Baal's highest favor have never seen this side of him.

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