“Until a ruler arises, we act as simple trustees. Protecting. Receiving. Executing.” —Executor Hideo
- Period of discontinuity or “gap” in a government, organization, or social order
- The period of time between the reign of one monarch and the next, and the concepts of interregnum and regency therefore overlap
- The longer and heavier interregna were typically accompanied by; widespread unrest, civil and succession wars between warlords and power vacuums filled by foreign invasions or the emergence of a new power
- A failed state is usually in interregnum.