The territorial sects have a history of shady hijinks that have kept them all continuously on edge.
[I]t is often implied that the trend of the VAT is continuously upward.
Like two hostile neighbors living in a tense, crowded region, they continuously watch each other, looking for clues and hints.
continuous con·tin·u·ous (kən-tĭn'yōō-əs)
Uninterrupted in time, sequence, substance, or extent.
Attached together in repeated units.