|Nicknames:||The Antler Crown, the Emerald Court, the Court of Desire|
|Heraldry Colors:||Bright blue and green|
The Spring Court is one of the four main courts found in Changeling: The Lost. The changelings of the Spring Court seek to forget the horrors they once endured in the realm of Faerie by immersing themselves in humanity and the pleasures therein. Of the four main courts, they can be considered the most optimistic, but are far from the flighty would-be humans many other changelings assume them to be; most of their number are still wracked by the guilt and shame their time among the Fae caused them.
The founder of the Spring Court is said to be Mother Susan, a changeling who desired to have a child more than anything else. Rendered infertile by her time in Faerie, she made a number of deals with other entities that, in the end, allowed her to bear one. However, she felt she could not keep it and gave it away, some say to Spring herself, to forge the pact that created a court in Spring's honor.
The members of the Spring Court seek to not only forget their past, but to also add grace and beauty to everything they do. To become a full-fledged member of the court means one must live a literally beautiful life, and members that cannot do so are made to feel outcast. Members are not only allowed to fulfill their own desires, but must help other Spring Court members in their pursuit of desire.
One of the most famous rituals the Spring Court holds is the Spring Revel, performed when winter officially passes into spring. The ritual is famous not only among members of the Antler Crown, but among all changeling courts; all secretly desire an invitation because they also know that the members of the Spring Court will attempt, in the course of the Revel, to make one of their desires come true. Another popular gathering is the Homecoming, a hedonistic festival celebrating the anniversary of the current Monarch of Spring's escape from Faerie; occasionally, other Spring Court members can be honored as well.
Associated Powers Edit
- The Contract of Fleeting Spring allows the user to manipulate desire in a target or targets.
- The Contract of Eternal Spring holds the powers of growth and rejuvination.