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10.4.1.1 TREATIES

The treaty system is a way of maintaining treaties between cities,      
guilds, houses, clans and orders.                                       

TREATY STATUS
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There are seven different states a treaty can have, which affects what  
can be done with them.                                                  

* Draft
    - Draft treaties are what the name implies.
    - Draft treaties can be deleted, edited and approved.

* Inactive
    - An inactive treaty is a treaty that has been signed and approved.
    - Inactive treaties can be deleted or offered to an organization.

* Pending
- A pending treaty is a treaty that has been offered to an organization 
and is awaiting a response.                                             
    - Pending treaties can be accepted or rejected.

* Active
- An active treaty is a treaty considered to be currently in effect.    
    - Active treaties can be voided.

* Rejected
- A rejected treaty is a treaty that was offered but rejected by the    
other organization.                                                     
    - Rejected treaties will be automatically archived after 5 days.

* Voided
    - A voided treaty is a treaty that was in effect, but one of the
         organizations decided to cancel it.
    - Voided treaties will be automatically archived after 5 days.

* Archived
    - Archived treaties are an organization's past treaties.
    - Archived treaties can be deleted.

WAR TREATIES
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Treaties related to the War system as currently implemented are handled 
using a different set of commands. The relevant syntaxes are below.     

CITY WARTREATY SUMMARY
   - Lists formal wartime agreements with other cities

CITY WARTREATY <city> VIEW
   - View your wartreaty status with another city

AMBASSADOR/CITY LEADER ONLY:

CITY WARTREATY <city> CANCEL
   - Cancel an offered wartreaty agreement

CITY LEADER ONLY

CITY WARTREATY <city> OFFER <alliance|peace|ceasefire|territory>
   - Offer various treaty terms to another city

CITY WARTREATY <city> ACCEPT
   - Accept a wartreaty offered to your city

CITY WARTREATY <city> BREAK
   - Break off a treaty you have accepted

CITY WARTREATY <city> DISSOLVE
   - Dissolve a treaty you have extended

CITY WARTREATY <city> DECLARE WAR
   - Declare war against another city

TYPES OF TREATIES
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Alliance
   - Allows both city's supplylines to serve the commodity production
     of the other. 

Ceasefire
   - A stated agreement to ceasefire - often a benchmark between war and peace.

Peace
   - Effectively liberates both cities from a state of war.

Territory
   - Territorial agreement between two cities. Liberating and capturing
     is still required. 

Treaty Commands
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There are three ranks to the commands for interacting with treaties.

Rank 1: Anyone in the organization can use these commands.

Rank 2: People with the Ambassador priv, or guild secretaries can use   
these. 
                                                                 
Rank 3: Only the organization's leader, or an orderhead, can use these.

Please note that any of the following commands can have CITY substituted
with CLAN, ORDER, HOUSE or GUILD.

Rank 1 Commands
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CITY TREATY LIST
   - List all the treaties your organization has.
     Note: A yellow * indicates that this treaty is one that was offered to  
     you by another organization.

CITY TREATY <#> SHOW
   - Show a particular treaty's details.

Rank 2 Commands
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CITY TREATY NEW
   - Creates a new draft treaty.

CITY TREATY <#> TITLE <title>
   - Set the title of a draft treaty.

CITY TREATY <#> WRITE
   - Write the details of a draft treaty.

CITY TREATY <#> OFFER TO <org>
   - Offer an inactive treaty to another organization.

CITY TREATY <#> DELETE
   - Delete a draft, inactive or archived treaty.

Rank 3 Commands
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CITY TREATY <#> APPROVE
   - Adds your signature to a draft treaty, approving it for use.

CITY TREATY <#> REJECT
   - Reject a treaty that has been offered to your organization.

CITY TREATY <#> VOID
   - Void a treaty you have with another organization.

CITY TREATY <#> ACCEPT
   - Adds your signature to an offered treaty, accepting its terms.