City Of Shadow
The Countess Is the hereditary title of the ruler of the City State of Resk. It is passed down the female line from eldest daughter to eldest daughter. The Countess is head of state and commander of the city guard although the latter title is largely ceremonial with the main duties of overseeing the Resk’s security belonging to The Lord Justice.
Traditionally the Countess is advised by the Council of 6although she is under no obligation to take their advice when enacting new legislation.
The current Countess is The Lady Esmerelda Von Cathsteinwho assumed the position after her Mothers suicide 10 years ago.