Saint Mina was an Imperial Saint. During the Age of Apostasy she was one of the commanders of the Brides of the Emperor and accompanied Alicia Dominica to the Golden Throne. She had a reputation for being fierce, mysterious and deadly in battle. She was murdered by a blood cult, whose agents had attacked her while praying. Her body was found along with the shrine, covered in the blood and the corpses of twenty of her attackers. Her symbol, the red rose, represents her strong character and her final death. Thus, the Order of the Bloody Rose was created to honour her spirit and her martyrdom.