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A Minor Prophet, also known as a Precentor, was a title used by San'Shyuum politicians of the Covenant. Compared to other titles used by the species, the title of Minor Prophet was comparatively low in San'Shyuum society.
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Minor Prophets also occasionally assigned themselves to a fleet. Some Minor Prophets served aboard agricultural support ships, commanding the vessels' crews of Unggoy, Huragok, and Sangheili. A Minor Prophet had the power to take control of an entire fleet if a object of great religious value was encountered and even force a Supreme Commander or a Fleet Master to relinquish command; as was the case when the Minor Prophet of Stewardship temporarily took control of the Fleet of Particular Justice when Installation 04 was discovered.
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