The Crimson Order is a famous guild that, despite being widespread, and highly respected, nonetheless remains quite mysterious even to its own members. Only higher ranks understand the true purpose of the guild, though it is known that they do their best to help the people of Riariti as much as possible. If you ask someone of the Crimson Order for help, they will do all in their power to assist you and not ask for reward in turn. If they themselves cannot help, they will find someone who can.
Higher ranks of the Crimson Order are often well-known public figures in political circles. These figures are usually popular with the people they have charge over, since they do all in their power to make their jurisdiction a nice place to live.