Praetorian is a futuristic visual novel set in the world of Blade Runner. Protagonist Eldon and his partner Claire are detectives with the Praetorian, a law enforcement and private government institution tasked with policing the flourishing civilization of New Angeles. Praetorian takes place in an abandoned steel city that’s currently being rebuilt and transforms a focus on abandoned spaces and memory, of the city as both a physical location and as a state of mind.

The Praetorian Guard (Latin: Cohortēs praetōriae) was a unit of the Imperial Roman army that served as personal bodyguards and intelligence agents for the Roman emperors. During the Roman Republic, the Praetorian Guard were an escort for high-rank political officials (senators and procurators) and were bodyguards for the senior officers of the Roman legions. In the year 27 BC, after Rome's transition from republic to empire, the first Emperor of Rome, Caesar Augustus, designated the Praetorians as his personal security escort. For three centuries, the guards of the Roman emperor were also known for their palace intrigues, by which influence upon imperial politics the Praetorians could overthrow an emperor, and then proclaim his successor as the new Caesar of Rome. In AD 312, Constantine the Great disbanded the cohortes praetoriae and destroyed their barracks at the Castra Praetoria. (Source: en.wikipedia.org)

Praetorian Guard

The Praetorians of the ancient Roman Empire were the bodyguards of the emperors. As a family, they were often hereditary and were selected by the emperor’s father after he became emperor. They are probably best known as the personal bodyguards of the later Roman emperors and the Roman army commanders.

(often initial capital letter) noting or pertaining to the Praetorian Guard. (Source: www.dictionary.com)


The Praetorian Guard greeted the Roman emperors at their Palatine Hill residence when they arrived and it was the job of the Praetorians not just to accompany the emperor to important ceremonies but to also protect him from external threats. With the emergence of the Praetorians, the competence of the Praetorians went from being just protecting the emperor to also being a political power at the same time.

Praetorian USA was founded in 2006 with the goal of creating a company that could quickly meet the needs of any business, event or venue that would require exceptional security professionals and tireless event specialists. We can deploy quickly and efficiently to cover immediate, short term, or long term needs. (Source: www.praetorianusa.com)

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