by Francis Goeltner
|Featured In||Mistborn Era 1|
The Steel Ministry was one of the Lord Ruler's governmental organizations.
The cantons were the four subsections of the Steel Ministry.
- Canton of Orthodoxy
- Organised the Steel Ministry and looked after the religious side of things. Almost all contracts and dealings of any form needs to be authorized by it.
- Canton of Finance
- The Final Empire's bank.
- Canton of Resource
- Tasked with trade, transport, and taxation.
- Canton of Inquisition
- Organised the Steel Inquisitors and acted as law enforcement over the Allomancer community.
The obligators would have been called in to witness or approve of anything significant going on in the Final Empire. They were needed every time a deal was made between nobles and were often called to witness more mundane things. Through the obligators, Lord Ruler have control over many activities since they witnessed so many things in the Final Empire.
In addition to their bureaucratic functions, the obligators served as the Lord Ruler's religious leaders. They would teach the Lord Ruler's religion to skaa and noblemen alike.
Obligators were notable in having a deep faith in the religion surrounding the Lord Ruler and having intricate tattoos around their eyes, the significance of which is unknown.
Obligators can marry.
- The higher ranking obligators
- Lord Prelan
- Highest ranking member of the Steel Ministry.
- High Prelan
| Mistborn Era 1|
The Final Empire · The Well of Ascension · The Hero of Ages
|Characters||Vin · Kelsier · Sazed · Elend Venture · Marsh · Spook · Breeze · Ham · Clubs · Dockson · Straff Venture · Zane · Ashweather Cett · Tindwyl · Allrianne Cett · TenSoon · Yomen · Quellion · The Lord Ruler · Alendi · Kwaan|
|Places||Final Empire · The Dominances · Luthadel · Kredik Shaw · Pits of Hathsin · Kandra Homeland · Urteau · Fadrex City · Tathingdwen|
|Ethnicities and Species||Skaa · Nobles · Terrismen · Inquisitors · Koloss · Kandra · Mistwraiths · Southern Scadrians|
|Organizations||Skaa rebellion · Steel Ministry · Keepers (the Synod) · Worldbringers · Noble Houses|
|Mythology||The Deepness · Terris Prophecies · Well of Ascension · Hero of Ages|
|Era 1 books||Mistborn: The Final Empire · The Well of Ascension · The Hero of Ages · (Mistborn: Secret History · The Eleventh Metal)|
|Era 2 books||The Alloy of Law · Shadows of Self · The Bands of Mourning · The Lost Metal · (Allomancer Jak and the Pits of Eltania)|
|Shards||Preservation · Ruin · Harmony|
|History||Classical Scadrial · Final Empire · Catacendre · Elendel · Southern Scadrian|
|Magic||Metallic Arts (Allomancy, Feruchemy, Hemalurgy) · Metalborn · Mistborn · Misting · Savant · Ferring · Twinborn · Compounding · Atium · Lerasium · Ettmetal|
|Other Media||Mistborn Adventure Game · Mistborn: Birthright · Mistborn film · Mistborn: House War|