The Alabaster Guard: Protectors of Elkinridge and honor guard to prince Lucious. The Alabaster guard represent the elite and devoted soldiers and men-at-arms of Compassion and indeed the entire princedom of Elkinridge. Heavily enchanted arms and armor adorn these impressive fighters, White plate-mail, tower shield , and short spear. They are trained to fight as units or alone, with magical support or without, they seldom meet with defeat. Each unit of five Guardsmen is captained by a more experienced fighter who has served with the guard for at least twenty years. Joining the guard is a ten year obligation available to experienced soldiers only. Intensive training and meditation, prayer and magical rituals are undertaken, some say this actually consumes a part of the soul of the guard to be.