With a long lineage dating as far back as the Royal and Senate Guards, the Imperial Knights are the evolution of those roles. Created to serve the Emperor first and foremost, they are the objects of his Justice, and then the followers of his Empire. As Grey Jedi, the Imperial Knights have one armour, and one blade, surrendering elements of their personality to serve the Emperor. While not as deep into the Light Side nor Dark Side as either Jedi or Sith, their skills with the lightsaber are seemingly immense. I'm very interested in them as an alternate force in the Star Wars Galaxy. Considering the Daothmiri and to a degree Jensaari have been co-opted by the Jedi Order, and the Nightsisters, Sorceror's of Tund and Prophets of the Dark Side became later associated with Sidious's Sith and Dark Jedi Orders, the Imperial Knights represent an entirely separate and active entity in the Galaxy. Most of the other Force cults are co-opted, or inactive, like the Fallanassi, Theran Listeners and Aing-Tii Monks. The Imperial Knights are active, and here to stay.