Abnaxus - of the Venar race, he is the current Ambassador to the Ayrede Council in Marcuria
Abelexe - a member of Abnaxus’ family
Abpalmana - a member of Abnaxus’ family
Abratha - a member of Abnaxus’ family
Abyanda - a member of Abnaxus’ family
Adrian - the Twelfth Guardian, who was captured by the Vanguard when he left the Tower.
Alais - island country in Tagate Reef
Alatien - the Keepers of the Tales, people who live on the island of Alais
Alchemist - the lowest level of magic user
Alltongue - also called Na’ven; the common language of Arcadia
Altaban - a coastal city in the Ch’angagriel Desert
April Bandu-embata - name given to April by the Banda people
Artisan - a magic user
Artist - a magic user
Ayrede - country where Arcadia is located
Bak-Baar – a vision of yourself that speaks the truth in two ways. One is the dark truth; how you see yourself when you are unsure or not happy with yourself. The other is how you must see yourself to be happy.
Bakshevan Deset - a desert land in the Southlands.
Banda - a race of creatures who prophecy refers to as the little ones who sing to the soil
Bandu-uta - a Ben-Bandu's brother, who is missing
Bay of Fire - area of The Great Sea, near the city of Corasan
Ben-Bandu - Banda who is looking for his missing brother
Benrime Salmin - the owner of the Journey Man Inn in Marcuria
Bokamba 8 - a colony
Book of Secrets - a hidden section of the game where music, sounds and images used in game development can be accessed
Border House – a rooming house for young students and artists in Venice
Brave New World Airlines - a shuttle company in Stark
Brian Westhouse - friend of Cortez, lives in Arcadia where he is known as the Rolling Man
Bristan Atoll - also known as the Tagate Reef
Burns Flipper -
Captain Horatio Nebevay - sea captain of the White Dragon ship
Ch’angagriel - a desert wasteland
Chaos Storm – a strong storm caught in a magical vortex. A weapon used by the dark lords of chaos to destroy those who are strong in the Balance.
Charlie – oldest tenant at Border House, dreams of being a dancer
Church of Voltec - front for the Vanguard in Stark, lead by Jacob McAllen, the White Cardinal
Corasan - a port city, east of Marcirua, on the Bay of Fire
Cortez - the Red of the Draic Kin, currently living in Stark
Crow - a raven and companion of April
Crowboy – a cartoon character who was a combination of a crow and a cowboy, and rode an albatross named Old Whitey
DarkPeople - The Keepers of the Dark Flame, the servants of the Blue of the Kin
Day of Ascension - the day when the Kin return home
Dottie Melon - owner of the Mercury Theater in Stark
Draic Kin -
Emma – April’s best friend
Eyes of the Dragons - the four jewels needed to open the Guardian’s Realm
Feast of the Balance - a three-day festival to celebrate the Balance
Fiona – landlady of the Border House, from England
Florence Park - park centrally located in Stark, accessing VAVA, The Bridges, the Fringe Cafe, and the subway station
Fr Raul - a priest in Hope Street Cathedral, who is a Sentinel Minstrum
Frank Minnelli - Lieutenant in the police force in Stark
Freddie Melon - janitor at the Mercury Theater
Fringe Cafe - Cafe in Stark where April and Charlie work
Ge’en - an island kingdeom in the Sea of Songs
Gatherer of Tanyenn - one who has passed the two tests: to breathe under water and to speak the Maerum language
Gordon Halloway - The Thirteen Guardian of the Balance, he was kidnapped by the Vanguard. The Vanguard experimented on him in an effort to control him, but it resulted in splitting him in two.
Gorimon - the former capital of the Bakshevan Empire in the Ch’angagriel Desert
Guardian of the Balance - the person who protects the balance between magic and science
Guardian’s Realm - the place where the Guardian resides
Hope Street Cathedral -
Isaam - an Alatien standing guard on the path to the Alatien city, he tells the Tale of Winds
Jacob McAllen - the Green of the Draic Kin, leader of the Vanguard, known as the White Cardinal
Jerry, Gerold Rosenberg - receptionist in Jacob McAllen’s office
Kan-ang-la - a person who will in Venar prophecies.
Karek - The map merchant in Mercuria.
Kool Kow - restaurant visited by Frank Minnelli.
Lady Alvane - the woman who lives in the House of all Worlds
Laura Minnelli - Frank Minnelli’s wife
Lorhan - the Petrified Man, enchanted by Roper Klacks
Lord Ygvan Dellan – Chief Councellor of Ayrede
Lucinda Carlyle – a news reporter, who is covering the crash of Brave New World Arlines Shuttle 709 outside the Stark Police Station
Maerum – A people who came to earth in a spaceship. Once they lived together, now they are divided into two; one into the sea, one on land.
Magician - a magic user
Malkuth Technologies Inc (MTI) - a large corporation in Stark where the Vanguard headquarters are located
Manny Chavez - the name Cortez is known by in Arcadia
Map of the Stars - a map that show where the entrance to the Guardian’s Realm is located
Marcuria – The capital of Ayrede, on the southern coast of the Northlands, between Tyren and Corasan.
Mercury Theater - a movie theater in Stark at Metro Circle, close to the Radio Power Building
Mickey - friend of Fiona
Minstum Yerin - the librarian of the Sentinel Enclave, where the Sentinel Library is located.
Monterba - one of the cities left in the Baksheva Empire, in the Ch-angagriel Deset
mudhoppers - an animal that Minstrum Tobias is fond of catching
Murals of the Balance - the paintings found on the walls of the Sentinel Temple in Marcuria
Na’ven - also called Alltongue; the common language of Arcadia.
Neema - an Alatien woman who is making pots, she tells the Tale of Homecoming
Newport - a town in Stark
Northlands - a region of Arcadia
Orlowol - a species of crab-like people who live on Alais
Q’aman - a giant on the island of Alais
Queen of the Third City of the Maerum, Enlightened Keeper of the Tanyenn, Protector of the Light - title of the Maerum Queen
Razorblades - the name of a gang that Warren Hughes belongs to
Riverwood - area north of Marcuria
Roma Gallery - an art gallery by the Watertown Bridge in East Venice
Roper Klacks - An alchemist who lives in the Northlands. He has stolen the wind, hidden it in his tower and turned everyone who has tried to enter his tower into stone.
Sa’ena - a female Alatien child who tells the Tale of Stars
Scriptures of the Balance - volumes detailing the History of the Balance
Secrets of the Draic Kin - a book by Minstrum Elyak that tells the history of the Kin
Sentinel – protectors and keepers of the Balance
Sentinel Temple - temple in Marcuria, where the Murals of the Balance can be found
Shift - a portal between the worlds of Stark and Arcadia
Silver Spear of Gorimon - a story telling about a God who fell from the sky
Soulstone - a magical crystal used by Roper Klacks to imprison his captives
Spirit Compass - a compass used for navigation that always points to the magical north pole, and can only be affected by strong magic
Spirit Dig - a cave in the Banda village where one can see visions
Stanley - the manager of the Fringe Cafe
Stickmen - a group of creatures, resembling twigs that live in the forest on Alais
Sunriders – map makers in Arcadia
Tale of Homecoming - an Alatien story
Tale of the Sea - an Alatien story
Tale of the Stars - an Alatien story
Tale of the Winds - an Alatien story
Tama’a - an village on the island of Alais
Tanyenn - a substance used by the Maerum people to give their cities light and warmth
The Enclave - the largest library in the Northlands
The Gribbler - an ghoul who disguises herself as an old woman and lives in the Deep Forest north of Marcuria
The House of All Worlds - a place not in Stark and not in Arcadia, in between and everywhere.
The Journey Man Inn - a public house in Mercuria
The Morning Star - a colonization transfer station
The White Dragon - a ship captained by Horatio Nebevay
Trial of Matter – To successfully complete this trial, one must cross an apparently insurmountable barrier, using whatever means at their disposal.
Trial of Might – To successfully complete this trial, one must defeat a powerful enemy, using talents in war and magic.
Trial of Spirit – To successfully complete this trial, one must face that which they fear the most, the darkness in their heart.
Tobias Grensret - High Priest of the Sentinel, the Vestrum of the Sentinel, the Order of the Balance, in the Minstrum Temple in Marcuria
Tome of Alchemy - a spellbook found in Roger Klacks’ tower
Tower of the Balance - located in the Guardian’s Realm, it is where the Guardian of the Balance lives
Travels in the Northland - a book about the history of Marcuria by Jemein the Discovered
Tun Luiec - a navigator
Tyren - a Barbarian land in the Northlands
Umber Iands - an old sailor
Vanguard – A group of people who believe Stark and Arcadia belong together
VAVA - The Venice Academy of the Visual Arts; the school attended by April
Venar - The Ones who are Outside, a race who have the ability to see the past, present and future all at the same time
Venice – a neighborhood in Stark, 100 years ago it was factory, but has now been converted to apartments
Warren Hughes - a young boy
Waterstiller -- A Maerum prophecy - The Waterstiller will uncover an ancient shrine, bring light to the darkness, reveal the ancient stone, and reunite the Maerum.
Wave – someone who propels people and events towards change and the future
Well of Making - where the disc of the Balance was forged
White Cardinal - named used by Jacob McAllen in the Church of Voltec
Wick - one of the Stickmen building a lunar cannon on Alais
Willow - one of the Stickmen building a lunar cannon on Alais
Windbringer - An Alatien prophecy - Someone not of Alatien shall come among us to float on the wind like an Alatien, to learn our stories, to bring the wind back to use, and to bring us into a new and happier age.
Wingmen, Wingdemons - another name for the Alatien people
Woody - one of the Stickmen building a lunar cannon on Alais
Zack Lee - lives across the hall from April in the Border House