The Gittish Empire are a group of monsters and humanoids who are driven by evil to conquer the world and defeat Greygnarl. They try their best to defeat the player.
300 years prior to the story, the Gittish Empire ran as a ruthless empire by humans bent on conquering neighboring countries, run by King Godfrey. During their wars against other countries, they allied themselves with Barbarus, Greygnarl's twin brother, believing themselves to be superior to the rest of mankind. They conquered and burned down countless lands, demanding money and women from those they conquered. However the entire empire was eventually destroyed by Greygnarl and his allies.
During the events of the game, they were resurrected by one of their enemies Corvus. They reason for being resurrected is for Corvus's plan to destroy mankind due to his hatred for humanity. Although Corvus is technically not a member of the Gittish Empire, he does manipulate them behind the scenes and all but control them, making him their mastermind.
The subordinates don't remember dying and continue to conquer without realizing they are monsters.
|King of the House of Gitt (prior to King Godwyn)|
|King of the Gittish Empire|
|Mastermind behind the Gittish Empire after King Godwyn. His defeat ends the reign of the Gittish Empire once and for all.|
|Former Lieutenant of the Gittish Empire and Member of the Triumgorate. Slavedriver.|
|Former Lieutenant of the Gittish Empire and Member of the Triumgorate. Strategist.|
|Former Lieutenant of the Gittish Empire and Member of the Triumgorate. Warrior.|
|Former ally due to siding with them.|
- The Gittish Empire is most likely based on the British Empire. Their names sound similar, and most Gittish soldiers speak like a stereotypical British person, using phrases such as, "I say!", "Old boy," and "awfully."
- The soldiers that appear in Serena's flashbacks are presumably the same soldiers the hero/heroine encounters in the Goretress and in Gittingham Palace, as they do not remember dying and fail to realize that they have become monsters.
- It is possible that Brigadoom's destruction was caused by the Gittish Empire.
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