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A candle that was lit on the very night Unseen University was founded, according to legend, and which has - according to same legend - never gone out since. Mr Nutt may beg to differ...

The exclusive preserve of the Candle Knave, who needs to use a very big ladder to reach it. For the Emperor is what you get when, for every night for the past 2000 years, Candle Knaves of the past lit a new candle in the waxy remains of the old one. By now, there is no visible candle, just a massive tower of wax approximately 32 feet tall. The Emperor is so huge that a hole was made in the ceiling of the Great Hall to fit it.