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For the outdated Road with the same name, see Road of Chivalry
Name: Via Equitum, Tariq el-Harb
Translation: Path of Chivalry
Nickname: Paladins
Parent Road: Via Regalis
Virtues: Conscience, Self-Control

Via Equitum, commonly called as the Path of Chivalry, is one of the paths in the Road of Kings (Via Regalis). The Muslim version of this path is called Tariq el-Harb. Followers of Via Equitum are sometimes called Paladins.

OverviewEdit

Those who choose to follow the Path of Chivalry have taken the medieval codes of chivalry to heart in order to quiet their Beast, following rules of honor, truth, and valor. Although Cainites on this Path still feel superior to mortals, they also feel that with the power they have gained is a responsibility to guide and protect the weak.

Among the Paths available to those on the Road of Kings, Via Equitum is the most organized. The Paladins have their own orders of knights and squires, where those new to the ideas of chivalry may be trained and those experienced can easily guide them. Classical knightly pursuits, such as tournaments, are favorite activities of the Paladins, but any opportunity to uphold their knightly duties and oaths will be taken. The ideas of nobility and honor also strongly appeal to the Toreador and Ventrue clans, both of which can be found on this Path in large numbers.

Hierarchy Of SinsEdit

Path of Chivalry
Rating Moral Guideline
10 Neglecting your duty for any reason.
9 Dishonorable acts (ambush, deceit, etc).
8 Treating another with disrespect.
7 Behaving in an unjust manner.
6 Behaving shamefully before your peers.
5 Failing to come to the aid of those in need.
4 Treating a superior with disrespect.
3 Failing to answer a challenge to your honor.
2 Breaking your word.
1 Breaking a sworn oath.

ReferencesEdit


Dark Ages: Vampire Roads and Paths
Road of the Beast Path of the Grey Hunter · Path of the Hunter · Path of the Nomad · Path of the Savage · Road of the Slain · Road of the Yasa
Road of Heaven Path of the Archangel · Path of Christ · Path of Divinity · Path of Life · Path of Penitence · Path of the Prophet · Path of the Pure · Path of Retribution · Path of Tears
Road of Humanity Path of Breath · Path of Community · Path of Illumination · Path of Vigor
Road of Kings Path of Chivalry · Path of Daena · Path of Devaraja · Path of the Merchant · Path of the Tyrant · Path of the Vizier
Road of Lilith Path of Making · Path of Thorns · Path of Veils
Road of Sin Path of Cruelty · Path of Pleasure · Path of Screams · Path of the Devil · Path of the Eightfold Wheel · Path of Watchful Gods
Other Roads Code of Samiel · Road of Blood · Road of Bones · Road of Metamorphosis · Road of Night · Road of Paradox · Road of Service · Road of Set (Path of Apep) · Road of the Abyss · Road of the Hive · Road of the Serpent