The Luskani are a strict military and fiercly loyal people who believe in law above all things. They believe the Telman Empire was forsaken by the gods, and that they are the rightful heirs of the Telman state. While they have remained fairly quiet in the previous centuries, Emperor Xathis has been growing the Legions with an influx of exiled Orcs and they have been making expansionist fronts into both Vevonne and the Jade Crown.
The military is divided into Legions, where each Legion is tasked with different actions. Ultimately all legions report to the Emperor, but in all but Legion IV report through a chain of command.
The active legions:
Within Luskani, Mortuus Vivens are considered an acceptable form of servitude. They are not referred to as undead, but are instead referred to as the "animated deceased," and having an Mortuus Vivens servant is considered to be a requisite of higher society and social status. Mortuus Vivens do cost more than a simple slave (which is also acceptable in Luskani), however they are more obedient and can last indefinitely.
Many slaves are converted to Mortuus Vivens, if they die at an early age are are still whole at the time of their death. The option even exists for a debtor to become an Mortuus Vivens and all of his debt is relinquished, with approval from the local Praetor.
Notes about the Mortuus Vivens:
The Mortuus Vivens Magnus is the same as an Mortuus Vivens, plus: