The Roof Runners
A group dedicated to taking down the Dark Carnival. They operate under the cloak of night, wearing Carnival masks that have been taken off the corpses they leave in their wake. They modify the masks to their own liking, as a declaration that they do not belong to the carnival. They wear them to protect their identities as well as being a “fuck you” to the Carnival.
Every runner has a different combat style. Those who specialize in speed and agility tend to rush in and surprise opponents, while stronger runners with heavier weapons tend to charge ballistae and sunder them before the opposition gets a shot off.
Most Roof Runners travel light. It not only allows for speed and agility, but it also allows for a runner to ditch all of their gear should they be captured. That way, their partners can collect it and bring it with them in a rescue attempt so that they don’t need to waste time tracking it down.