When you go through hardships and decide not to surrender, that is strength.
David, Malakite Archangel of Stone, is one of the harsher angelic Superiors. His Word centers around not only literal stone but also strong and organized society. He is also something of a "tester" of humanity, putting people under great pressure in order to bring out their deepest strenghts, just as intense force turns coal into a diamond. Like Dominic, although undeniably "good", he sometimes comes across (and sometimes arguably is) pretty far on the fascist side, especially by modern standards.
Stone is a primal, elemental Word, covering stone and stonework. It has overtones of rigidity, invulnerability, and cohesion, which lead metaphorically towards its societal aspects.
Relations with Other SuperiorsEdit
David works closely with Gabriel and Michael, who are both also militant types. Relations are a bit cooler with new-kid-on-the-block Laurence. He occasionally collaborates with Jean and Jordi. He has on more than one occasion feuded with Marc: he considers the latter's modernizing, commercializing ways unseemly and destructive to the foundations of traditional society. (He also just talks way too fast.)
Servitors of Stone could be cleaning up the seedier part of town, and/or fostering support structures there.