Unlike the other quadrants, ashen feelings have only been shown and have only felt by the auspistice and not the two parties in the mediated relationship.

It may be permissible for a troll to be involved in more than one ashen triad at a time, according to Karkat's suggestion that he auspisticise between Rose and Kanaya in order for Kanaya to auspisticise between Terezi and Gamzee.

Moirallegiance may also entail pacifying one's partner, like what Nepeta does for Equius and Karkat for Gamzee.

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Known auspistices: Kismesissitude is what a troll feels towards someone known as their kismesis.

It is linked to hatred, and it is necessary that both parties feel equal, balanced hatred towards each other.

Young trolls, like humans, have to find the right balance between the emotions.

Since all the Hivebent trolls are still young, they seem to be perpetually confused by the complexities of troll romance, and in some cases are far from discovering romance in any quadrant.

This comment may also indicate that a couple can be auspisticized even if they were not entering a caliginous relationship.

Andrew explains that if the mediator does a poor job or is uninterested in keeping the peace, the two might delve into more torrid emotions, as stated above.

Matespritship and kismesissitude are part of the concupiscent group, and revolve around more sensual emotions.

Moirallegiance and auspisticism, on the other hand, are of the conciliatory group, and revolve around more platonic emotions.

that trolls are driven by the two primary emotions, hate and pity.

However, the other trolls seem to be capable of the full spectrum of emotion familiar to humans and given the corruption of their society by outside forces and revelations about their uncorrupted society, it is likely this statement is part of the beliefs of the corrupted society and not accurate.

Auspistice is a portmanteau of "auspicious" (fortunate, promising) and "armistice" (truce.) It may be analogous to the ancient Greek concept of αγάπη· (agápē), or "selfless love," since the auspistice doesn't get anything out of this directly.