In truth, the original gloves upon which these were modeled where the Hands of Order, stolen ironically from a long dead god of Law. The touch of the glove would remove chaos from that touched, taking them from unorganized and primitive to ordered. The touch is especially baneful to beings of chaos and entrophy, but nothing is unscathed by prolonged contact.
Might be a pc history, though it would then have that orphaned parent cliche. Though instead they could simply be scattered, as they are the grand children and it was their grandparents who met their ends. Go to Comment