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The largest of the five main empires, the Amarr Empire is a sprawling patchwork of feudal-like provinces held together by the might of the Emperor. spanning 40% of the inhabited solar systems. Religion has always played a big part in Amarrian politics and the Amarrians believe they are the rightful masters of the universe, souring their relations with their neighbours. Another source of ill-feeling on the part of the other empires is the fact that the Amarrians embrace slavery. The Amarr Emperor is the head of a ritualistic, authoritarian imperial state, and below him are the Five Heirs, the heads of the five royal families from which a new emperor is chosen. The Emperor’s authority is unquestioned and absolute, but the archaic and bureaucratic system of government makes it difficult for him to exert his rule unless directly in person. Otherwise, the Five Heirs rule in his name, dividing the huge empire between them. The Emperor and the Five Heirs can expect to live for at least 500 years. Extensive cyber-implants keep their frail bodies alive, even when their organs begin to fail. These cyber enhancements date back many millennia, and have become a symbol of royal divinity in the eyes of the Amarrians. Full Story