Gu'ush, meaning Leader in Crescanian is the name of the monarch for the Crescanian Confederacy. The name originates from the time when Crescania was a democracy a long time ago, where the Gu'ush was the elected president-like leader of the nation; the nation was earlier led by a king. When the monarchy made a complete re-entrance, the name Gu'ush remained for reasons now unknown. A Gu'ush rules alone and has total power over every sector of the nation, and the title is inherited by a nominated heir. The eldest child - whether a daughter or a son - is automatically nominated as heir to the title of Gu'ush, but the current Gu'ush can nominate a new heir whenever he or she likes. The greatest difference between a Gu'ush and other known monarch types, is that the Gu'ush neither has a crown nor a throne, even though it is generally said that someone "takes the throne" or "takes the crown" if they become Gu'ush.