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The Imperial Canon is a collection of Ghosthead Empire literature. The Canon includes works such as the Covertiana and The Verses of the Day, as well as works that describe locations in the Empire. Uther Doul was one of the foremost experts on the Imperial Canon and its interpretations.

The Verses of the Day[]

The Verses of the Day is a collection of Ghosthead history, including their journey from their homeland to Bas-Lag. It includes passages on the conditions of the Ghosthead homeland, descriptions of ship that the Ghosthead constructed to carry them through the stars, and the time immediately after their arrival and creation of the Fractured Land and The Scar.


The Covertiana is a recollection of sciences and life in the Ghosthead Empire. It also describes Ghosthead sports, such as Possible Wrestling.