With the gods sleeping, the Elderpriests serve as the moral shepherds of the Empire. While their duties keep most of them in temple longhouses, they have taken an aggresive stance with regards to the rumours of a new religion coming up in the northern tundra. So far, all expeditions there have yet to return.
The Elderpriest draw their strength from their prayers, calling on the power of the their gods. While the old ones sleep and give no commands, their power still lie at the fingertips of their priests.