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Upon this date, 331.470.

M31, I, Lord Commander Roboute Guilliman, Lord of Ultramar, Primarch of the Ultra Marines Legion of the Adeptus Astartes, by the Will of the Emperor and the Rights and Powers granted to me as a Member of the Senatorum Imperialis, do grant to the Esteemed Joviah Pendragon, of House Pendragon this Warrant of Trade, with the Full Privilege and Rank inherent therein. The full body of this text, and all rulings by the Adeptus Arbites, shall be available to a Rogue Trader upon request to that Noble Adepta. This Warrant of Trade shall grant to the aforementioned-Henceforth known as a Rogue Trader- the Rights and Privileges enumerated below: 1. The Rogue Trader may found a Dynasty a. This Dynasty may be founded for the purpose of Passing On this Warrant of Trade to a Worthy Successor and to create a Logistical Network to manage the Rogue Traders resources, so they may better serve the Emperor. 2. The Rogue Trader may travel as they wish within Imperial Space, provided that their Presence be made known to the Imperial Navy Command for that Segmentum, excepting Segmentum Solar. a. Entry to Segmentum Solar shall be Granted solely by the Authority of Battlefleet Solar, or superseding that, the Senatorum Imperialis. b. The Rogue Trader shall never, on pain of Forfeiture of this Warrant of Trade and the Extinguishing of their Line, engage in Rebellion, Sedition, Treason, or Commit to any Hostile Action against the Imperium of Man. c. The Rogue Trader Dynasty may have, in its employ, any number of Ships for the Purpose of Conveying Goods from one World to Another. d. The Rogue Trader Dynasty may have, in its employ and number of Ships of War, provided that they shall Answer any Call to Arms issued from an Imperial Battlefleet, and make Haste to Defend the Imperium, its Holdings, and People. e. The Rogue Trader is Duly Authorized to engage in Commerce anywhere within the Imperium. 3. The Rogue Trader may travel as they wish beyond the bounds of Imperial Space. In doing so a Rogue Trader shall be Tasked with the following Obligations. a. The Rogue Trader shall never, on pain of Forfeiture of this Warrant of Trade and the Extinguishing of their Line, consort with the Enemies of Man to bring Harm to the Imperium. b. The Rogue Trader shall assess the Potential Threat of any and all Xenos Species so encountered in their Travels. i. Should the Xenos Species in Question be deemed to pose a Grave Threat to the Imperium, its Holdings, or Military, the Rogue Trader shall endeavor to Eliminate them if possible, or Report their Findings to the Nearest Imperial Commander with All Due Haste. ii. Should the Xenos Species in Question be Openly Hostile to the Rogue Trader, the Dynasty to which They are Attached or any Imperial Citizen or Citizens, the Rogue Trader is Authorized to Eliminate the Xenos Species on Sight, and Shall Report their Findings to the Nearest Imperial Commander with All Due Haste. iii. Should the Xenos Species in Question be deemed an Indeterminate Threat-one which the Rogue Trader can not Accurately Judge-Then this Warrant of Trade shall Grant the Rogue Trader the Authority to Speak with the Xenos Species in Question in order to Gather sufficient Information to form a Correct Assessment

of Threat. iv. Should the Xenos Species in Question be deemed a Non-Threat, then the Rogue Trader is Duly Authorised by this Warrant of Trade to engage in Commerce with the Xenos Species in Question. The Goods received from this Xenos Species shall be Examined Closely and Thoroughly by an Ordained Priest of the Adeptus Mechanicus prior to Use. This Information shall be Compiled for Use against the Xenos Species in Question should the Imperium of Man Actively engage in Hostilities with said Species. c. The Rogue Trader is Authorized to engage in Resource Acquisition as they see fit. i. Should these Resources prove to be a threat to the Imperium, its Holdings or Military, they shall, on pain of Forfeiture of this Warrant, be Disposed of. d. The Rogue Trader is Authorized to found Colonies on behalf of the Imperium of Man. These Colonies shall adhere to the following Rules: i. These Colonies shall be populated solely by Human Beings as accepted by the Lex Imperialis. ii. These Colonies shall Obey all Laws of Tithing laid down within the Lex Imperialis, and as Requested by the Adeptus Terra. iii. These Colonies shall have no Dealings with Xenos, nor with Agents of the Archenemy. iv. These Colonies shall be Ruled by the Rogue Trader, the Dynasty thereof, or their Appointed Agents, or Operatives until such a time as the Adeptus Terra appoints an Imperial Commander for said World. 1. The Rogue Trader may, in Accordance with the Lex Imperialis, petition the Adeptus Terra to Appoint a specific Person as the Imperial Commander. 4. The Rogue Trader is Authorized to, with the assistance of the Navis Nobilite, plot new Routes of Travel through the Immaterium. a. It shall be the Right of the Navis Nobilite to dispense Knowledge of these Routes as laid down within the Lex Imperialis. 5. The Rogue Trader shall honor all Treaties, Compacts, Oaths, and Agreements made with the Adeptus Mechanicus, and They shall Reciprocate. 6. The Rogue Trader, although a Peer of the Realm, shall have No Authority over the Adeptus Astartes, the Imperial Navy, Imperial Guard or other such Military or Governmental Functions, save as granted by the Commander of said Body. Above all else, Honor Him, Roboute Guilliman