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Glossary of Creatures, Beings and Places Known to Exist

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Abraxos—aka Ab. Brother of Duma who are possibly the last of the Peri race of Anseelie Fae. He is completely unlike his race in that he is a giant nearly seven feet tall and incredibly strong rather than slender and quick. Not stupid, but rather simple minded and would rather fight than talk. He prefers to fight in close, toe-to-toe. Like all Peris, he is pale skinned, with pale blonde hair (which he wears very short) and pure white eyes.

Adrestia—An ancient protogenoi also known as Nemesis. See Nemesis.

Agrippa, Heinrich—aka Heinrich Cornelius Agrippa von Nettesheim, was an early 16th century physician and scientist, who also studied the occult. He was a Brother Lector for the Holy Order.

Alû—a vampiric beast that feeds off pain and terror that they create by inducing a nightmare-like coma in their victims. They have no face or even facial features.

Alysideus Prometheus—The chain that was forged to bind Prometheus. It was unbreakable except for by someone strong enough and whose motives were truly selfless.

Androktasiai—The personified female spirits of slaughter, particularly in combat. They absorb the cruel and vile feelings from their victims and release them when killed.

Anseelie—aka Fae of Neither Light nor Dark, Traitorous Fae. Little is known about these Paran races except they are dangerous and thought to be mostly extinct. Not much is known about the number of them, but Peri, Blud and Vila are among the few races that are known.

Aphrodite—aka Prende, Astghik, Tlazolteotl, Aizen Myo-o, Astarte, Cliodhna, Bastet, Kama, Freya, Venus, Oshun among others. Generally, a goddess of love, beauty and procreation. Mother of Aeneas, who Diomedes nearly killed at Troy. Diomedes injured her in battle.

Arceneaux, Theophile—See Diomedes Tydides

Ares—aka Kartikeya, Mars among others. Generally, a god of battlefield chaos and the havoc of warfare. Diomedes bested him at Troy.

Athena—aka Brigid, Isis, Minerva, Neith, Saraswati, Lady Oya among others. Goddess of wisdom, strategic warfare and courage. Slow to anger, she only fights for just reasons and never without purpose. Diomedes’ benefactor and patron. Secretly runs the Metis Foundation, though never reveals herself directly.

Axeman–see

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Bennephilim—Sons of the Nephilim. They are the offspring of the Nephilim.

Breygivila—aka Brey. A female elf and Athena’s right hand at the Metis Foundation offices in San Diego.

Brownie—A common type of Fae, or fairy of the Seelie Court. Small, often helpful creatures that protect the belongings in a household. Like most household fae, they love honey and milk. There are several kinds of brownies, including Hobs and Hobgoblins.

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Calchasidou, Criseida—aka Cris. One of Sarah Wright’s aliases. See Wright, Sarah.

Căpcăun—An Unseelie Fae. An Eastern European type of ogre.

Chahine, Gregor—Ipsissimus of the Hermetic Order of the Golden Dawn. Tall, bald man from Sub-Saharan Africa who is built like a cross between a basketball and football player.

Claircognizant—A person with the ability to know anything and everything that has occurred or is occurring. They cannot see into the future however.

Clymene–Nereid, sea nymph, one of many daughters of Nereus.

Cocytus—One of the five rivers of Hades. Also, the ninth level of hell according to Dante—a frozen wasteland. The name of an underground sex club with an elite membership made up of creatures of all races.

Croesus—Fifth century BC king and ruler who at one time held the largest treasure ever assembled—the Qarun Treasure. Once Croesus realized his enemies were close to overthrowing him, he asked Apollo for help. One of the things Apollo did was to set the treasure into perpetual motion so that it was never in any one place for very long. Among the items in the treasury was the Alysideus Prometheus.

Cup of Jamshid—A seemingly innocuous metal vessel that, in the right hands, can be used to see all aspects of the universe in all times. Some believed it to be a crystal ball rather than a cup. It was lost until recently.

Cu Sith—Unseelie Fairy barrow hounds. Enormous greenish-furred shaggy dogs used to hunt and for war. They are the size of cows at the smallest but can be quite a bit larger. They are often under the control of Lady Belphoebe, though she allows others to use them and has gifted pups to other Unseelie Court members. Their barks, usually use in groups of three, are deafening and portend death. They can cast a glamour about themselves to look like a more normal dog, but they cannot hide their bark.

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Derringer, Francis—Junior apprentice to the Pinkerton Detectives originally from Brooklyn but based in New Orleans in 1919.

Dioguardi, Johnny—Pinkerton agent in charge of the Axeman Murders in New Orleans in 1919.Mob and gang specialist.

Diomedes Tydides—aka Steve Dore, Theophile Arceneaux, Tydides, Son of Tydeus, Lord of the War Cry, among others. Son of the Greek hero Tydeus and one of the greatest warriors at Troy. Athena favored him above all others for his honor and courage and granted immortality in exchange for helping to protect humanity from nonhuman threats as a Guardian. He is 3,200 years old and the oldest of the remaining Guardians. He currently resides in San Diego and works as a fly-fishing guide when not working as a troubleshooter for the Metis Foundation.

Doleac—Moroi vampire and head of the Dulac Coven in 1919. Not much is known about him beyond that.

Dore, Steve—aka Demo. See Diomedes Tydides.

Dulac Coven—Coven of Moroi vampires based in and around New Orleans and Southern Louisiana.

Duma—Perhaps Diomedes best friend and brother of Abraxos. Like most Fae, he is preternaturally good looking with shoulder length pale blonde hair and pure white eyes. He is supernaturally fast, but not especially strong. He prefers to use blades of any make and is particularly blood thirsty and violent. Has a strong attraction to the females of all races and an affinity for rare and vintage cars and motorcycles. Has no moral compass beyond his friendship with Diomedes.

Dvergar—aka dwarves, Svartlafar, or black elves. These Parans are neither short, nor are they Fae. They do live underground and delight in creating things. Their leader, Dvalinn, Lord of the Forge, is the most renowned smith on Earth. Dvalinn is rumored to have taught the Japanese bladesmith Masamune how to make swords and helped the Norse smiths by way of giving them the Ulfberht blade. They are greedy and manipulative, but honorable. It is nearly impossible to tell the difference between males and females.

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Eisheth—a fallen angel, one of the “sisters” associated with Samael. She is believed to be the mother of the Moroi vampire strain.

Elmsmore, William—aka Geek. Tech expert and former member of the British SBS X Squadron. Currently works for The Metis Foundation.

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Fawaz, Fakhri—sister of Mazeen and a powerful claircognizant.

Fawaz, Mazeen—suicide bomber at the MET.

Fae—Fairies. Any number of Paran races that resulted from the Schism that formed the two separate Courts. Initially there was only one race of Fae—the Sidhe—with a single queen. The rise of humans began to cause issues among the Sidhe. Some wanted to kill the fledgling race while others felt it was best to just let them be. A small group of Sidhe began to encourage the growing unrest. Tensions became so high that the Sidhe began to become corrupted, forming the various races of the Fae. This strife caused the Sidhe queen to split somehow—an event called the Schism—and formed two distinct entities with personalities cleaved along the same lines as the races. The Seelie, or Light Fae, ruled by Queen Titania, favored leaving the humans to their own devices, while Queen Mab and the Unseelie or Dark Fae favored wiping humans out. The small group of Fae that instigated the Schism were labeled as traitors and are referred to as Anseelie—those of neither light nor dark. No one knows how many races there are of any Court, but neither of the two Courts can hold sway over the other for very long without serious ramifications for the world at-large. Fae are all conniving and untrustworthy, but they cannot lie or break their word, which they are loathe to give. Honor binds them to their word. The Anseelie Fae are completely anathema and follow no such contrivances. Full members of either Court are of pure Sidhe lineage. Some Fae have issues with water, while all have issues with alloys of metal and particularly iron. They have no known life spans.

Fazande, Eulalie—Voodoo priestess, referred to as Mambo, in New Orleans at the time of the Axeman Murders. A powerful witch.

Fazande, Euprosine—Voodoo Priestess in New Orleans following her mother’s death in 1941. Very powerful witch.

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Gali—A Sânziană that occasionally helps the Metis Foundation.

Gancanagh—Unseelie Fae capable of seducing human women using pheromones and glamours.

Gates of Hell—A drainage tunnel in Clifton, New Jersey that is believed to be haunted or lead to hell. In reality it sits above an underground nexus point for the telluric pathways.

Ghoul—One of the smallest and least powerful of the five races of Jinn. Technically called Ghilan (plural), females are known as Ghouleh. They can shape shift into hyenas and take the rough form of the last person they have eaten. They are immensely powerful, long limbed humanoids but they are not particularly intelligent.

Goblin—A Paran race, not Fae in nature. They tend to live underground near human populations that they use as a sort of symbiotic source of food and items (they collect their garbage and refuse and use it). They are distrustful of humans and avoid them, though they are not necessarily hostile toward them but they are protective of their families and clans. They have large eyes, bizarrely shaped humanoid bodies, and limited capabilities to cast glamours as a group.

Golem—An animated magical automaton created from inanimate materials, like clay, metal and even dead flesh. Almost always incredibly strong in nature. Usually only serve a single purpose or directive, which is most often to protect something or someone. These creatures are very rare and complicated.

Grigori—See Watcher.

Guardians—Protectors of humanity. Individuals who have been empowered by a patron Old One and charged with defending humanity from threats. There are never many of them and most have never been replaced as their patrons have become weaker in modern times. No one knows how many there are or even how many have been. Each exhibits the strengths of their patron. In addition to Diomedes, only two others are currently known, including Ditaolane, the avatar for the goddess Uhlanga, and Parashurama, the avatar for Shiva.

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Hecate—Greek goddess of witchcraft.

Hellfire Club—18th Century English secret society, also known as The Order of the Friars of St. Francis of Wycombe, based around “immoral acts,” and formed of an elite membership.

Hermetic Order of the Golden Dawn—aka The Order, the Hermetic Order. The governing body for all human magic users. They police all witches, wizards, warlocks and even witchers, which are not eligible for membership. There are different levels within The Order. Their leader and the most powerful human wizard on the planet is called the Ipsissimus. Other members of the third order include Magus and Magister Templi. Members of the Second Order include Adeptus Exemptus, Adeptus Major and Adeptus Minor. Members of the First Order include Intermediate, Philosophus, Practicus, Theoricus, Zelators and Neophytes.

Hulder—Seelie Fae, also called “The Hidden Folk,” they usually stay in deep forests. Generally only the females are seen, and are characterized by blonde hair and a long tail, though otherwise very human in appearance.

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Ifrit—One of the largest races of Jinn. Ifrits are fire spirits that can control earth to some extent as well as fire. They have black skin and feline features on a massive humanoid body. They are immensely strong and fast.

Incubus— (incubi, plural) A demon-like creature that feeds off the energy, particularly sexual energy, of human females. Like their female counterparts, succubi, they are believed the be the offspring of Na’amah.

Iyrin—see Watcher.

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Jamshid—Persian King. Fourth ruler and greatest king of Pishdadian Dynasty. Famous for his inventions and constructions. Said to have invented wine, medicine and ocean navigation among other things. He created a special cup, which when filled with the elixir of immortality, allowed him to observe the entire universe and all its timelines. He was murdered after a seven-hundred-year reign.

Jinn—A group of races all born of fire. There are five kinds, including Marids, Ifrits, Shaytan, Ghilan and Jann. They can be either good or evil, because, like humans, they have free will. Each type looks different with Marids being the strongest and largest. They cannot grant wishes, though they will serve a master if a bargain is struck.

Jones, Taylon—Murderer who killed his victim with a hatchet, then ate his eye and part of his brain like sushi. When he was picked up he was mumbling incoherently about Greek gods and goddesses.

Jundallah—A terrorist organization in southeastern Iran. They trace their roots back to the Medes, who were supposedly founded by Medus, son of Medea.

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Kalku—A Mapuche shaman who uses black magic—as opposed to a Machi.

Keitre Clan—Werewolf clan based in and around New Orleans, but mostly on the north shore of Lake Ponchartrain and in the Honey Island Swamp.

Kesed—A monstrous four-armed Phonoi created from the body and soul of a Habiru chieftain that Medea swindled thousands of years ago.

Kobolds—small human-like Unseelie Fae known for their handywork.

Koschei the Deathless—An ugly old man famous for abducting women and killing and raping them. He was said to be unkillable because he hid his soul inside a needle inside an egg, inside a duck, inside a rabbit hidden in an iron chest.

Kukuthi—Albanian term for a type of vampire, also used by the Arbëreshë Sicilians who relocated to Italy from that region. See also Lugat.

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Lares Compitalicii—An ancient Roman/Italian protector spirit, particularly of neighborhoods and communities. They watch over their charge and help with keeping peace, and with health and food production, but they are bound to their area.

Laveau, Marie—Voodoo Queen of New Orleans through most of the 19th century until her death in 1881. A Witcher.

Laveau II, Marie—Voodoo Princess, daughter of Marie Laveau and also a Witcher. Not as popular as her mother.

Lilith—Queen and progenitor of the Strigoi strain of vampires. Also, a lesser fallen angel left here on earth after the War in Heaven in which the rebellious Watchers were imprisoned in Tartarus. While technically Protogenoi, she and her three “sisters” remained here on Earth and began unique lineages of Parans. Her sisters include Na’amah, Eisheth and Agrat. They were all associated with the Watcher Samael. Lilith may have been Adam’s first wife, before Eve.

Limbo demons—low level, weak demons, almost always in the control of more powerful demons.

Loa—an intermediary sprit common in Voodoo. The link between Bondye (God) and humanity.

Lugat–Albanian term for a type of vampire, also used by the Arbëreshë Sicilians who relocated to Italy from that region. See also Kukuthi.

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Mateo Coven—Coven of Moroi vampires based in and around San Francisco and the Bay area.

Matranga, Carlos—aka Millionaire Charlie. Head of the New Orleans based Stuppagghieri (Sicilian based mafia) from the 1880s until he died in 1943.

Medea—A powerful witch and follower of the goddess Hecate. She was married to the Greek hero Jason and killed all but one of their children when he left her for another woman because of Aphrodite. Driven mad, she also killed her uncle and attempted to kill several others for twisted reasons before fleeing with her remaining son, Medus, to the steps of Iran. She is the archetypal witch and the basis for most wicked witch stories. She was also known as the witch Morgan La Fey before disappearing. With Hecate’s help, she is arguably the most powerful witch on Earth.

Metis Foundation—Think Tank dedicated to peaceful solutions to human conflicts, with offices around the world. Athena secretly runs it, though she rarely is involved directly and never in true form. Diomedes is the “trouble shooter” for the organization, taking care of issues that involve nonhuman conflicts within human issues. Offices in San Diego are at 13th and Island.

Moroi—Vampires that feed off the life essence of humans. They retain their humanoid form and looks though their skin becomes paler. They do not live indefinitely but they can survive for hundreds of years. Like Strigoi, they are difficult to kill. Their progenitor is Eisheth.

Most Ancient and Most Puissant Order of the Beggar’s Benson and Merryland, Anstruther—aka the Beggar’s Benison. 18th Century Scottish gentlemen’s sex club.

Mundane—A normal human with no special powers or abilities.

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Na’amah—a fallen angel who was also a consort for the Watcher Samael, and one of the “sisters” along with Lilith, Eisheth and Agrat bat Mahlat, that gave rise to a race of Paranthropoi. She is thought to be the mother of the Succubus and Incubus.

Nemesis—An ancient protogenoi known as a goddess of retribution and revenge.

Nephilim—Offspring of Angels and humans.

Nereus—aka Ned. Titan and one-time guardian of the seas and oceans. Currently in self-imposed exile in San Diego.

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Odin Brotherhood—a society of men and women that know about the other races and beings in the world and have sworn to protect humanity from it. They have no powers or abilities to speak of, and they operate in sleeper cells in various cities around the world. They can be zealous and indiscriminate in their cause.

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Paranthropoi—aka Parans. Non-human creatures and beings that are native to this world and exist alongside humankind. Most predate humanity, though some are the result of human interaction with a progenitor creature. Almost all Parans regard humans with disdain or distrust at best, though humans are also often food sources for some of these creatures as well.

Pelian Spear—The spear given to Achilles by his father Peleus. Hephaestus forged it for Peleus and it was eventually given to Achilles as a gift by the centaur Chiron, who raised the warrior. It was said to be able to pierce anything with enough force and had the ability to bind whatever it impaled to this plane. Diomedes took it at Achilles’ funerary games.

Penthesilea—Queen of the Amazons during the Trojan War and perhaps the strongest of the Amazon queens.

Perses—A Titan. A primordial God of chaos and destruction. Father of Hecate.

Phonoi—The personified male spirits of murder, killing and slaughter. They absorb the cruel and vile feelings from their victims and release them when killed.

Prometheus—A Titan. Zeus chained him to a rock and condemned him to have his liver eaten from his body every day by a giant eagle only to have it grow back. One of the earliest Guardians, Heracles, freed him. He was imprisoned for giving humankind the gift of fire, which he did by tricking Zeus.

Protogenoi—aka Old Ones. Creatures and beings who predate humanity, and do not originate from our world or plane of existence. Some are benign, but many take on mantels of deities. Belief in their assumed personas gives them power and strength here in this world.

Pugnus Dei—“God’s Fist.” Human demon hunters and soldiers of Christ. Also referred to as the wrath of God here on Earth. Also known simply as The Order or Holy Order. Its organization is unknown to outsiders but is believed to be made up of several arms, including Justicars or knights which make up the militant arm, Exorcists, and Lectors, who are record keepers. They also operate hospitals and at least one special hospital (on Hart Island in New York) to care for those who have been possessed. There are only twelve Justicars and they are named for the twelve apostles, with Justicar Brother Peter being the leader and Grand Master of the Order. Justicars often travel with their Coadjutors or novices. Devout believers and very powerful, they will never harm a human under any circumstances.

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Ramiel—Fallen angel and one of the nineteen Watchers who led the rebellion to take over control of humanity from heaven. Escapes in the late 19th century and wreaks havoc across the world until he is able to free his imprisoned brethren. Also known as the Axeman, and the “Thunder of God.”

Raskovnik—aka Razkovniche. An herb with the ability to open any lock, magical or otherwise. Finding it is difficult. One way to locate it was to steal the babies from a hedgehog or turtle and cage them. If the mother could free them, the herb was present in her field. The other way was to chain a maiden’s feet together and let her run through a field. If she came out the other side unlocked, the herb was present.

Redcap—Unseelie Fae. Particularly bloodthirsty creature that looks like a small bearded man wearing a red hat. The hat is the source of the creature’s power and must be soaked in fresh human blood on a regular basis, giving rise to it name.

Rougarou—aka Loup-Garou. A type of werewolf. This particular kind of therianthrope is a human that transformed into a wolf and retains its basic humanoid form, but with heavy wolf features. However, they loose all sense of its former humanity and cannot shift into its previous form or completely into a wolf either. Very powerful, dangerous and feral.

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Samael—Fallen Angel and one of the leaders of the Watchers imprisoned in Tartarus for their transgressions. Mostly closely connected with the “sisters” Eisheth, Lilith, Na’amah, and Agrat.

Samodiva—Unseelie Fae capable of seducing human men using pheromones and glamours.

Samyaza—Fallen angel and leader of the Watchers and mastermind of the rebellion along with nineteen other Watchers.

Sânziană—A Seelie Fae. An Eastern European female forest fairy. Short and slender with greenish tinted skin.

Seelie—aka Light Fae or Fairies. Any number of Paran races that are not necessarily benevolent to humans so much as ambivalent about them. They may help humans, if it has benefit for them, or just ignore them. Queen Titania is their leader, along with King Oberon. Other known members of the Royal Court include Lord Elegast, the Elf Knight and his consort Lady Amoret, Lord Goibniu, Lord Ygnvi. Known races include brownies, elves, jobs, hobgoblins, ferrishym, leprechauns, aziza, tanuki, alux, domovi, gnomes, dryads, fauns, kobolds, nymphs, sânziană, sprites and others.

Sellers, Kyle— aka Frigate. Sniper who served in the SEAL Team DEVGRU with Diomedes/Senior Chief Petty Officer Steve “Demo” Dore.

Seven against Thebes—The war waged by seven kings to free Thebes and restore the rightful king to the throne. It was resoundingly unsuccessful and the seven kings all died as a result. Tydeus, Diomedes father and the greatest warrior of his time, was one of the kings who died.

Sifter Demon—a very low level demon.

Sons of Belial—A cult of worshipers of the Grigori bent on freeing them from Tartarus. Believed to be mostly made up of the remaining offspring of the Nephilim. They are all larger than average humans, but particularly heavy for their size.

Spartoi—Warriors created from the teeth of dragons. They form the backbone of Athena’s private guard, are nearly identical in appearance with no emotions, and feel no pain. They only know how to follow orders and how to fight. The most elite of Athena’s guard are named numerically using derivations of Greek numbers.

Strigoi—The traditional type of blood-drinking vampire common in Eastern European lore. Upon turning, they lose their bipedal humanoid form, but older individuals can appear quite human. They can live indefinitely off the blood of humans—and only humans. Their mother is Lilith and her seat of power lies in Coronini, Romania though there are numerous other covens around the world. They are fast, strong and hard to kill unless completely dismembered or burned to ashes and then scattered. Since these creatures are no longer technically “alive,” they don’t breathe and as a result, the young forms cannot speak.

Strix—A massive owl-like bird creature with talons of some preternatural metal capable of ripping a human to shreds. Generally used to guard vampire lairs and commonly seen along the River Styx. They feed on human flesh and blood.

Succubus— (succubi, plural) A female demon-like creature that feeds off human males, using sexuality as their lure. They are the descendants of the fallen angel named Na’amah, one of the “sisters” who were consorts with the Watcher Ramiel.

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Targoviste—A Căpcăun mercenary.

Tartarus—a prison designed to hold the angelic leaders of the rebellion against heaven. This is not to be confused with the Tartarus in Greek and Roman legends.

Telluric Pathways—aka The Ways. A series of electrical earth currents, both natural and caused by human/animal activity, that encircle and penetrate the globe in a complex pattern. It can be used as a sort of highway to travel to distant points on the surface of the globe quickly. Easily used by Fae and other Parans and Old Ones. Certain mundane humans can often feel the energy, but have difficulty using it. Most humans require the use of a Way Stone to open the Ways for entrance. Navigation is accomplished by feel and paths can be extremely complicated and convoluted, but rarely takes more than a few moments to traverse thousands of miles in some cases.

Troll—Large Unseelie Fae. They come in many different sizes, but they are usually humanoid with heavy, thick skin, powerful builds and poor eyesight. They are always belligerent and attack almost anything on sight. They can regenerate body parts, though it takes time.

Tyche—aka Fortuna among others. Generally a goddess of luck, fortune, chance and fate. Daughter of Aphrodite.

Tydeus—Diomedes’ father and the greatest warrior of his time. Athena offered him immortality but rescinded the offer when she found him mortally wounded and eating the brain of a fallen enemy.

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Unseelie—aka Dark Fae or Fairies. Any number of Paran races loyal to Queen Mab. They are decidedly nasty toward humans at all times and often prey on them for a variety of reasons. Known strongholds include Poveglia and Bouvet Island, where Mab’s throne is believed to be. Members of the Royal court include Lady Belphoebe, Duchess Nicnevin, Lord Rubezahl, and Lord Indronivay. Known races include bogies, bogles, boggarts, tikoloshe, kitsune, tengu, oni, imps, gremlins, ogres, trolls, redcaps, dullahans, spriggans, wights, and others.

Uriel—Archangel who’s job it is to watch over the Gates of Tartarus, where the traitorous Watchers were imprisoned.

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Vayichar Af Hashem—Translates as “God’s Fiery Wrath” and is a massive two bladed axe supposedly used by the Archangel Uriel to destroy the Sennacherib. Now in the hands of the Holy Order.

Voerig—A Magister Templi of the Hermetic Order of the Golden Dawn who works for The Metis Foundation.

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War of the Epigoni—The war waged for revenge by the seven sons of the kings who waged the Seven Against Thebes war. The teenager sons succeeded where their fathers failed in what was the greatest war before Troy. Diomedes distinguished himself as the most skilled and honorable warrior involved. He was 15.

Watcher—aka Grigori, or Iyrin. Angels who were sent to earth to watch over humanity in its infancy. Some of them began to subjugate and corrupt humans, teaching them arcane and mundane tricks, teaching them things about their world and even mating with them. Some of them eventually decided they would rather subjugate them than watch over them, a decision which led to a rebellion. 200 of them were listed by name and known to be the leaders of the rebellion and were imprisoned in Tartarus.

Way Stone—A special stone somehow in tune with the Telluric Pathways that allows the holder to open a portal onto the Ways.

Wekufe—An energy spirit bound to a Mapuche Shaman called a Kalku. It acts as a sort of battery for the Kalku, who can then use the energy to do things normally beyond them. A Kalku must grant them a body or physical form in order to contain their essence.

Wright, Sarah—Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Agent in charge of the investigation at the MET. Former member of the FBI anti-terrorism FLY Team.

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Zombii—A being under the control of another, through magic or some other type of psychic enthrallment. Not undead, just unable to think for themselves.