A Fallen Light, A New Hope
Houses are a longstanding family of note, often rulers, nobles or men of influence.
Being a member of a house on Ashe Island can offer many strategic advantages, allow access into otherwise restricted areas, allow audiences with those who many otherwise turn you away, and gain you favor easily with some people.
Being a member of a house can also create enemies for no reason other than a distaste for the house you were born into. Having enemies based on your house can cause you to have people rejected your in their homes, refuse to grant you audiences, and in some cases you can have bandits or assassins target you specifically.
The most notable houses are