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I thought it would be a good idea to start listing our terms... mainly because I'm getting confused.
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An overview of some of the terminology
 
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==In Story Terminology==
 
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| Changeling || N. When someone is stolen by the Fayrie, the fake person left in his place is refered to as a changeling.  Often this is a Fayrie child, which often grows sick and dies soon afterwords.
 
| Changeling || N. When someone is stolen by the Fayrie, the fake person left in his place is refered to as a changeling.  Often this is a Fayrie child, which often grows sick and dies soon afterwords.
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| Fay || Adj. Having properties of, or pertaining to, [[The Fayrie]] or [[Faierie]]
 
| Fay || Adj. Having properties of, or pertaining to, [[The Fayrie]] or [[Faierie]]
 
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| [[Faierie]] || the land of the Fayrie
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| [[Faierie]] || The land of the Fayrie, commonly the upper half of [[TwinWorld]]
 
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| Fayrie || N. The race of otherworldly creatures from Faierie
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| [[The_Fayrie|Fayrie]] || N. The race of creatures from [[TwinWorld]], mostly feminine in nature
 
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| [[Regiments]] || N. Something about regiemtns
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| [[Regiments]] || N. The main government of the Zarth
 
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| Zarth || N. these guys
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| Zar || Adj.  Having properties of, or pertaining to, [[The Zarth]] or [[Zarthaanc]]
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| [[The_Zarth|Zarth]] || N. The race of creatures from [[TwinWorld]], mostly masculine in nature
 
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| [[Zarthaanc]] || the land of the Zarth
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| [[Zarthaanc]] || The land of the Zarth, commonly the lower half of [[TwinWorld]]
 
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==Out of Story Terminology==
 
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| Node || An Event mapped on the plot line chart.
 
| Node || An Event mapped on the plot line chart.

Latest revision as of 19:36, 14 February 2009

An overview of some of the terminology

In Story Terminology

Changeling N. When someone is stolen by the Fayrie, the fake person left in his place is refered to as a changeling. Often this is a Fayrie child, which often grows sick and dies soon afterwords.
Fay Adj. Having properties of, or pertaining to, The Fayrie or Faierie
Faierie The land of the Fayrie, commonly the upper half of TwinWorld
Fayrie N. The race of creatures from TwinWorld, mostly feminine in nature
Regiments N. The main government of the Zarth
Zar Adj. Having properties of, or pertaining to, The Zarth or Zarthaanc
Zarth N. The race of creatures from TwinWorld, mostly masculine in nature
Zarthaanc The land of the Zarth, commonly the lower half of TwinWorld

Out of Story Terminology

Node An Event mapped on the plot line chart.
Page A group of pictures with dialog that is released for the public.
Event N. A specific occurrence with specific characters, location, and time.
Scene A group of closely related events, usually all occuring in the same location.
Story A series of events and scenes, usually focused on a few main characters, and with a definite beginning and end.
Stroy –V Archaic. To destroy.
Plot Arc N. a series of related events and stories.