Godfather or Godmother was the highest rank in Faction Paradox's hierarchy.
The title was reserved for the heads of the Faction's several departments, including the Military and Bioresearch Wings, (PROSE: The Book of the War) the Ministry of Insinuation, Bankside, (PROSE: Weapons Grade Snake Oil) and the Boulevard of Alternate Brutalities. (PROSE: Library Pictures)
During the War in Heaven, Godparents rarely left the Eleven-Day Empire. One would always perform the duty of Acting Speaker in the Parliament, since the Speaker's Chair was always left vacant for the Grandfather. (PROSE: The Book of the War)
Specific Godparents Edit
The original Godfathers were Grandfather Paradox's four "Godfather-lieutenants". One Godfather-lieutenant arranged the Gregorian Compact with the court of King George II in January 1752. (PROSE: The Book of the War)
Godfather Morlock, head of the Bioresearch Wing, was Acting Speaker when the Seventy-Ninth Sontaran Assault Corps invaded the Eleven-Day Empire; at the same time, Sabbath was head of the Military Wing, and Quelch was in charge of initiations of new members. (AUDIO: The Eleven Day Empire) Godmother Antigone led the Ministry of Insinuation, and Godfather Christèmas led the Bankside division. (PROSE: Weapons Grade Snake Oil)
Godfather Kobold initiated Cousin Dysgenia into the Faction and manipulated her life so she would find the Peace. (PROSE: A Story of the Peace) Godfather Starch initiated Cousin Ceol into Faction Paradox. (PROSE: Now or Thereabouts)
Godmother Jezebel was Acting Speaker of the Rump Parliament in AF 189. After Godfather Avatar died in the Civil War, Godparent Pinocchio became head of the Rump Parliament. Godfather Lo was also retired and replaced with Godfather Sabbath. Godfather Zeitgeist fed the victims of the War in Heaven in Umbra. (PROSE: A Hundred Words from a Civil War)