Each Olympia player faction has a number. This number is represented by an entity in the game. However, unlike a character, this entity is mostly used as a place holder for the faction. No one can see the faction entity, and it can issue very few orders.
For example, suppose player Fate  has one character Osswid . Fate does not exist in any location, so it does not receive a location report, and no one can see it. However, Osswid, being the player character for the faction, is sworn to Fate . Fate may execute only a limited set of administrative orders.
Characters, not factions, issue most orders. Do not try to
recruit with the player entity. For most turns, the player
entity will have no orders queued for it.
The orders a player entity may issue are: