These six Secrets are the most ancient and powerful, each one of them associated with an element of magic and an ancient tradition. They all have their own customs and rituals, though they share a common goal.
Often, political interactions between them are complex, full of back-stabbing and manipulation. They cooperate uneasily when necessary but many wars have been fought between them over the years. When a conflict entirely destroys a Secret, it is replaced with a newly formed one of the lost element.