Supertrope of Power of the God Hand (YKTTW)
It appears that a hand is a body part that can be used to name all kinds of cool organizations. Simply slap an adjective on the word "Hand", and you've got a name for The Order
, an Ancient Tradition
, a State Sec
or anything else, really.
- God Hand. This has its own YKTTW.
- Black Hand. This variant is widely used for all kinds of scary, sinister organizations.
- Silver Hand is a more benign option.
- The Order of paladins in the Warcraft universe was called the Silver Hand before it broke up.
- In The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim, on the other hand, the Silver Hand is a gang of fanatical werewolf-hunters.
- White Hand is the name of Saruman's budding empire in Lord of the Rings, also a moniker of the wizard himself.
Needs more examples and adjectives!