P – T

Pax’Dulah – a system of movements (tumbling and acrobatics) named after Traybus Gan Pax’Dulah is a Malgovi hero of the ancient times. He is noted for his wisdom and his abilities both with the energies and his body.

Pharos – (M) a beacon or boundary marker.

Plastiform – a very sturdy, biodegradable plastic used in the making of everything from cups and plates to furniture, to building materials.  Unformatted, plastiform was always in liquid form. To get the material to harden, all it took was the introduction of a chemical agent, known as zaldric acid, followed quickly a bombardment of radiation as the material is being cast into a mold or formed by hand.

Prel’Dethiak – six-armed hominoids known for their gifts with the illusory sciences. They tend to be very emotional though they can be reasoned with from time to time.

Quadrinial – seasonal. The Malgovi orbi-term has four seasons.

Radient – sentient energy taking humanoid form. They were created by Arrjeeh and Elder before they departed The Campus.

Rangeman – a Malgovi soldier.  They are known for their accuracy with range weapons.

Realm Astral – the realm between realms (often called the Astral Realm).  It is comprised of 27 sectors (a cube that runs 3x3x3).  All of the doors* empty into the Center Sector (Sector 14) which is called Centren.

Sastra Region – a continent on the planet Threm. It is located near the center of the fourth quadrant and it is where the megacity of TehShagu is located.

Savanté – a secret society comprised of Malgovi and Vinthur who make up most of their number. They are masters of ThoughtWill and hold secret the knowledge of The Campus and the teachers of the true Founders.

Schatten-Kraythe – the organization of Malgovi and Vinthur who are opposed to standings of the throne and the K’Dalkian Council. They see Dungias – and his participation in the games – as their moment in time to make themselves known and start to make the changes necessary to save their people.

Shay-Dorra – (M) in Malgovi culture, the resting place for wayward, worthless, and destructive souls. Hell as opposed to Driahdré’s heaven.

ShoSoro’s – a well-known chain of restaurants that cater mostly to the Mal-Vin and Travelers.  They are pricy, but they serve the finest food of the more known establishments.

Slide-sled – a common and simple vehicle in Malgovi technology. It generates a low-level anti-gravity field to keep it nearly without any mass and propulsion units push it along the surface. They are fairly fast vehicles and with some fine-tuning, they can even break the speed of sound.

Sopki Oil – a product that is used on much of the machinery.  It provides protection from energy discharge as it conducts most energies around the area of whatever the oil is applied to.

Soxia – [SEW-zee-ah] the direction of South

Stars – from the Vinthur perspective, they are sentient, living creatures, existing in many dimensions simultaneously. The Malgovi were at one time in full agreement with this perspective. Over time, however, it is practiced less and less.

Star-term – a day. 30 s’tonki.

Star-Stride – SEE Stride

Star-walk – to move in a zero-gravity environment. Basic Training for a member of the Mal-Vin Militia.

S’tonki – the equivalent of an hour or 60 tonki.

Stride – a means by which a practitioner can detect and affect the seams of Time & Space. Seeing through the Stride can allow the practitioner to glimpse the future. The Jump-Stride allows the practitioner to fold space effectively teleporting incredible distances. The Star-Stride enables one to move at nearly blinding speed.

Tanku – a measure of time, equivalent to one second.

Terran – the name given to humans no matter what sub-tribe to which they might belong. When the term is applied to describe the race of an individual, either their true race is not known or they are simply being lumped together.

ThoughtWill – the work unit of energized thought. Properly applied, it enables telepathy, telekinesis, teleportation, etc.

Threm – a planet in the Deku System. One of the five planets there that support life.

Tohgrunn – a reptilian-hominid race, normally conditioned for combat. They are expansionist and usually go on raiding parties for technology and scientists.

Tonki – 60 tanku.

Tram – a unit of measure regarding distance. It is equal to one meter.

T’Sarr – (V) [the-SAR] a body or sacred form, most often referring to something celestial.