(Source: House of Zeor, Ch 4.) 'Hrel stood beside the bier. He was draped in an ankle-length cloak of Zeor blue richly embroidered with the Zeor Symbols. He read from a prepared text. "This is the dawning of the First Day in the Death Count of Feleho Ambrov Zeor. Let it be recorded that he gave himself in an effort to save a donor from the pens. Let it further be recorded that he died because his laterals were severed above the...." '
A Death Count is the counting of one day of mourning for every year the deceased had lived, a Householding custom that persists later, mostly within the Householdings.