Abusers | Synthets with Implant rate (IR) above civilian limit of 65%. See also: implant rate
Academy, The | Military educational institution established in Ares in 103 AW. Most prestigious of its kind on Kyos.
Axis | A source of energy discovered during War (Pion scholars often speculate that Axis is a side effect of Conflagration, and did not exist in BW era). Axis powers up domes and machines which have Axis drives, and is used to generate electricity for other purposes.
Axis-rich grounds | Also: Axis grounds. Territories rich with underlying Axis, which provide objective reality without protection from Demons. See also: Axis, flux field
Aya | Home planet of sentient species of The Universe of Seven, the only known habitable planet in binary Logan-Hades star system. See also: Hades, Logan
Battle at the foot of Aegis [314 AW] | Final battle of March of the Damned, which ended Daniel’s advance and effectively put an end to demonspawn army. See also: March of the Damned
Beacon | Also: flux master. The one sustaining flux field or a large group of visitors to their subreality. See also: flux, flux field, subreality
Blue Box | Control unit of a large group of Bygones. See also: cell
Calm [212 AW] | A cataclysm which took place on Ilyon in 212 AW. Not much is known about the event itself, but Ilyonians were never seen again.
Cell | A self-sustaining group of Bygones, usually controlled by Blue Box. See also: Blue Box
Collapse [2 AW] | Failure of objective reality outside Axis domes on Kyos in the result of simultaneous activation of six of them.
Collective | Large group or cluster of Corrupted, e.g.: Flavia Collective.
Conflagration [Year 0] | Mass Manifest which happened in Norther Research Center several weeks after its lockdown. Also known as Awakening.
Crawlers | Lesser Corrupted.
Daisy | A synthet (usually with high IR) who goes to great lengths to conceal their augmentations, particularly by avoiding any apparent face implants.
Doctors | Research personnel at NRF. Often referred to as “Good Doctors”.
Elder | Sept leader. See also: sept
Empyreans | Creatures existing outside corporeal plane, summoned by Heralds.
Explorer | Also: hunter (not to be confused with station hunters). Someone venturing Outside for personal benefit. See also: hunter
Felandrite | A source of energy which was considered an alternative to Axis. Felandrite was first obtained in 502 AW by a joint effort of several corporations from Nova, Ares and Mira DCs in a region later called Gambler’s Fallacy. However, mining it proved difficult and unprofitable, as keeping flux fields stable was a difficult task in that part of Kyos. The site was abandoned only three years after its launch.
Firstborn | Esper who manifested during Conflagration.
Flux | A device used to move between subjective realities. Commonly used as verb: to flux.
Flux field | AOE flux which can be sustained by its beacon for prolonged periods of time with flux field generator (ff-generator). See also: Axis-rich grounds, beacon, flux
Gemas | Precious gems; common alternative to lot on black market and backdoor deals. See also: lot
Grasp | A lifespan allowed by society to an android, determined by its cognitive capacity, which is in turn governed by number of its limiters and their settings (patterns). Also known as TTD, “time to deactivation”, or as overdue androids say, “time to die”.