The current leader of House Hawthorne and governor of Oakenshire John Hawthorne has held the position for 56 years. When he was a young man he was introduced to the Priesthood of the Fire. A organization that sees the Fire God (one of the Old Gods) as the all knowing teacher. He wears a red robe of very beautiful fabrics.His hair is very short unlike his long white beard. He carries a staff with a bright red ruby on the top. The staff has been passed down from generation to him. John is a very superstitious man and believes that witches terrorize his town.