The hereditary administrators, called Viziers, of the Salt industry. Each family resides over several salt provinces and has a signature salt flavor. These Dynasties are engaged in constant competition for the crown of the salt trade, implementing any means necessary to obtain high status. Prominent Dynasties act as ruling government within the Ziggurat cities. Two powerful families vie for dominance in Susa. City currency, called Ceramic, is based on a Salt Exchange Standard, each Dynasty has it’s own Ceramic unit, value determined by the size of each family’s salt stock.