His Majesty's Government of the Grand Emirate of Raphania
The government of the Grand Emirate of Raphania is ruled as a neo-absolute monarchy led by the Grand Emir (Feminized as Grand Emira). In addition, at the whim of the monarch, the position of Prime Minister acts as a senior adviser to the throne, consulting the Grand Emir on the many facets of state and assisting in governing the realm in the monarch's absence.
All judicial power within the nation is held by the monarch and it (along with all other governmental powers) can be devolved to other representatives such as judges, legislatures, military officers, bureaucrats, etc. at the monarch's whim.
His Majesty's Royal Office, Royal Compound, Raphania
The Royal Council of Raphania (known as the "Tamenparli" in Raphanian English) is the de facto legislative and administrative body of the nation made up of individuals (known as Councilors or General Councilors if not serving a specific role) that are appointed by the Grand Emir for their loyalty, knowledge, experience and work both in Raphania and abroad.
- Grand Emir Charles I - Grand Emir/Speaker of the Council/Councilor for Diplomacy
- Tony, Bey of Garretsburg - Prime Minister/Councilor for War
- James Panton - Councilor for Public Health
- Princess Sarahann of Goree - Councilor for Infrastructure
General Tony, Bey of Garretsburg
SEAL OF THE RAPHANIAN ROYAL CORPS OF DISCOVERY
Defense, security and policing within the Grand Emirate of Raphania is conducted by the Raphanian Royal Corps of Discovery (abbreviated to RRCD). This organization is headed by the Grand Emir as Commander-in-Chief and the current commanding General is His Excellency, the Prime Minister.
Military service is open to Raphanian volunteers between the ages of 16-35 and select foreign volunteers between the ages of 18-40.
The standard weapons of the RRCD include the Chiappa Survival Rifle, the SIG Sauer P320 and various survival knives.
The Corps of Discovery are currently based out of their primary barracks in the Garretsburg, Raphania .
Rendering of British Spitfire in RRCD Livery