The Reckoning is a recent compact of hunters, founded out of a "sovereign citizen" faction, that hunts Heroes on the theory that Heroes bring Beasts.


The Reckoning was founded by Derek Campbell, who grew up in a compound of sovereign citizens in rural Oregon. The compound was attacked by a Beast after they inadvertently stole a mysterious egg from her; it was destroyed, with heavy loss of life, by the Hero who came to "save" them from the Beast

Campbell teaches that Beasts are part of God's plan for the End of Days; their actions might be vile, but they are acting in accordance with their natures and divine will. The Reckoning accepts that Beasts terrorize humans to teach a lesson, or possibly to punish sinners, and they don't actively target them as other hunters would.

Heroes, to these hunters, are far worse than Beasts, not only because they are interfering with God's plan but because their single-minded focus on destroying Beasts results in too much collateral damage. The Reckoning monitors Beasts in order to learn more about Heroes and how to effectively fight them.

Some members of the Reckoning have been personally victimized by Heroes, perhaps the mortal family of a Beast or simply someone caught in the crossfire. Of course, because of their close interactions with Beasts, a number of Reckoning members have become Heroes, but they are often able to conceal this by claiming they had no choice but to kill a Beast for the greater good of the compact.


Hunter: The Vigil Organizations


Ahl al-Jabal · Ama-San · Ashwood Abbey · Azusa-Miko · The Bear Lodge · Barrett Commission · Bijin · Division Six · Habibti Ma · The Hunt Club · Illuminated Brotherhood · Keepers of the Source · Keepers of the Weave · Les Voyageurs · The Long Night · Loyalists of Thule · Maiden's Blood Sisterhood · Network Zero · Night Watch · Null Mysteriis · The Promethean Brotherhood · Protectors of the Light · The Reckoning · The Scarlet Watch · Talbot Group · The Union · Utopia Now · Yuri's Group


Aegis Kai Doru · Ascending Ones · The Cainite Heresy · Cheiron Group · The Faithful of Shulpae · Hototogisu · Knights of Saint Adrian · The Knights of Saint George · Les Mystères · Lucifuge · Malleus Maleficarum · The Merrick Institute · Otodo · Task Force: VALKYRIE · Vanguard Serial Crimes Unit

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