Definitions for "Watches"
The leaves of Saracenia flava. See Trumpets.
Frowned upon in ritual by some because the circle is supposed to be outside of regular time and space. (And, of course, it's rude to keep checking the time.) Best to leave these in pockets.
Division of the ship's company into groups for duty on deck, typically serving in rotating time periods of from two to four hours.
Teams within which the crew operates, taking turns to work, sleep and eat.
Globally operating organizations of Light (Night Watch) and Dark Others (Day Watch). The Watches were established after the creation of the Great Treaty to regulate the activities of both forces. The Watches insure no initiate is unfairly coerced into joining one side or the other and also monitor human-Other interactions. (see appendix)