Silver Fang legends hold that their tribe began in the Golden Age before time, and that all Garou tribes are descended from that first progenitor race. They believe that all other tribes are dilutions of Silver Fang stock, and none are as pure or as close to the Progenitor Wolf as they. Therefore, they believe that they are the only tribe with the right to rule all tribes. In addition to ruling the Garou, Silver Fangs have been rulers of packs and human civilizations. They intermarried in royal houses and fought vampires, mages, and Wyrm minions for temporal power. They jealously guarded homid and lupus breeding stock to keep their bloodlines pure. But that purity has resulted in inbreeding, and the Silver Fang line becomes more frail and fearful.