Jobs and ResponsibilitiesEdit
Cêpan have many different and varied jobs and responsibilities involved with running Lorien. Apart from an elect group who are chosen to Mentor Garde, Cêpan are usually Maintenance workers, Miners, Farmers, Business People, Shopkeepers and Teachers. Escpecially gifted Cêpan can also be identified and recruited into roles with the Lorien Defense Council.
Mentor Cêpan are elected into their roles, presumably by the Lorien Defense Council, and trained at institutions like the Defense Academy. After their graduation, Mentor Cêpan are assigned to a young Garde; their first meeting is considered an important event as the bond between Garde and their Cêpan is considered sacred, almost as strong as the bond between parent and child, and lasts a lifetime.
At the age of eleven, Garde leave their grandparents and train with their Mentor in institutions similar to the Lorien Defense Academy, which trains Garde with the highest potential.
Lorien had an active workforce of twenty Engineers and fifteen technicians and a training program consisting of two trainees at a time. Engineer Cêpan work on Defense related projects such as maintenance to the Grid defense system.
Cêpan who teach in institutions of different levels; From Lorien Academy, University or Defense Academy level.
The Munis are the "custodial corps" of Capital City's workforce, Cêpan who perform maintenance work.
Most Capital citizens are placed in a lottery and are chosen at random for Munis service for year long terms, no more than twice in thier lifetime. The Munis also offer apprenticeships leading to permenant jobs with the service.
Lorien's communal Kabaraks are an important part of it's culture and essential for keeping the planet running smoothly. Located out in the country, the labour force of Cêpan who work on Kabaraks take part in Loralite Mining, Chimæra husbandry and farming.
Last of the CêpanEdit
During the Mogadorian Invasion of Lorien, and the slaughter of the Loric, the Cêpan assigned to the chosen Garde travelled to earth with them. Once on the planet, they separated with their Garde child and set out on their mission to protect and train them.
- See: Hilde
- See: Conrad Hoyle
- See: Three's Cêpan
- See: Henri
The Cêpan of Number Four. After the death of Number Three, Henri panicked and brought Four to Paradise in hopes to find Malcolm Goode. He was later killed during the Battle of Paradise High School by a Mogadorian blaster. The letter he left Four explains the true role of the Garde who escaped to Earth.
- See: Rey
- See: Katarina
Number Six's Cêpan. After responding to the blogpost of Number Two, the Mogadorians soon caught up with them and took them to the mountain base in West Virginia. Katarina was tortured and killed in front of Six.
- See: Adelina
The assigned Cêpan of Number Seven (Marina). After arriving on Earth she travelled with Marina through Europe, trading their precious Loric gems simply for hot meals, until she eventually found refuge at a convent in Santa Teresa. Adelina eventually lost hope in the return of Lorien and found faith in the Bible. When the Mogadorians tracked Marina to the convent, she was killed whilst finally attempting to defend her Garde.
- See: Reynolds
Number Eight's Cêpan. Reynolds travelled to India with Eight and fell in love with a human named Lola. Lola was in league with the Mogadorians and led Reynolds and Eight into a Mogadorian ambush during which, Reynolds and Lola were both killed.
- See: Sandor
Initally an Engineer Cêpan, Sandor became the Cêpan of Number Nine when his original Mentor Cêpan, Daxin, is killed in the first wave of Mogadorian missiles on Lorien (Indirectly Sandor's fault). Sandor learns of the Evacuation Protocol and risks his life to collect Nine. On Earth, Sandor sets up a home in the John Hancock Center but is later killed by Nine in mercy after being captured and tortured in the Mogadorian Mountain Base.
- See: Crayton
Ella's surrogate Cêpan, was originally hired by her father, Raylan to tend to his Chimæra. Crayton leaves Lorien on Raylan's restored fuel powered ship. He lies about Ella's backstory leading her to believe that she was Number Ten when in fact she was not chosen as part of the Elder's plan. Crayton is later killed in an explosion in the Loric Cave in India.
- See: Pilot
The pilot of the ship that transported the future Elders off of Lorien, was presumably a Cêpan. His fate is unknown.
- See: Unidentified Cêpan
A group of Cêpan that travelled with Crayton and Ella. Their fates are unknown.
Other Known IndividualsEdit
- Julianne - Brandon's (Henri's) wife on Lorien.
- Daxin - Nine's original Cêpan. His Identity Band was stolen by Sandor so that he could sneak into a club underage. Daxin was subsequently killed as his ID band did not alert him of the impending Mogadorian attacks.
- Rapp - Sandor's roomate and fellow engineering Cêpan.
- Paxton - Friend of Sandor who he regularly meets whilst clubbing.
- Teev - Another friend of Sandor's, Paxton's girlfriend.
- Professor Endym - Sandor's Interplanetary Cultures professor at the Lorien Academy, catches him at a club underage and with no hope of getting to school on time.
- Principal Osaria - The principal of the Lorien Academy who expells Sandor.
- Professor Orkun - Sandor and Rapp's engineering tutor at the Lorien Defense Academy.
- Vatan - The Mentor Cêpan of Samil, fears the worst when Samil accidently starts a fire at the LDA and is trapped inside.
- Adar - Sandor's friend at the Lorien Academy. Not much is known about him other than the fact that Sandor tinkered with his Identity Band so that he is automatically marked as present at school whenever Adar marks himself in.
- Rax - Only mentioned, another friend of Sandor's from school.
- As of the the events in India in The Rise of Nine, all ten Cêpan of the last ten Garde have been killed. The fates of the Pilot and the Unidentified Cêpan are unknown leading to the possibility that the entire Loric sub-species of Cêpan aren't quite extinct just yet.