The Serpentine is an elected position, currently occupied by a Serpentine beings, members of the People of the Darkness. They're usually half humanoid in appearance, but this varies; the term applies to a number of beings sharing reptilian and aquatic traits. Their magic is spoken in whispers, and they're physically very strong. While their native habitat is water, they're able to go on land with a few needed charms, usually... who goes by Lilith. The Serpentine’s job is to guard the gates to Hell. Prison. A place of suffering and torment. The Hush's primary facility for torture. It could be any of these things, but no one who isn't in "the know" knows for sure. The Serpentine guards it, keeping prisoners in and the curious out...., a place of great suffering and torment. Some people equate it to Hell. Others see it as a mysterious prison, a place The Hush is essentially international magical police - and they're fairly scary. Here's what Katie has to say about them in Half-Shell Prophecies: The Mythos does have magical police. They look different from world to world, from country to country, kingdom to kingdom, and People to People. But across worlds, across dimensions, over all government and jurisdiction, law enforcement takes... sends its undesirables to forever.
She’s powerful and mysterious, snake-like and winged, and rumor says she’s Kin – but Kin are never granted such positions of leadership.
At least, almost never.