FYI – This is a HUGE, ~800 chapter story! So this glossary is going to explode, sooner or later.
Absolute Zero – A forbidden-level water-style spell that can freeze an entire army to death.
Adamantine – An extremely hard and extremely heavy metal which even Deities might find hard to break. A fist sized chunk of adamantine weighs ~1000 pounds.
Airwings – A wind-style spell that is the higher level form of the Soaring Technique, it creates two wings of air which allows the user to fly at high speeds.
Anarchic Lands – The lands near the Forest of Darkness, comprising the 48 Anarchic Duchies which are ruled by no Empire.
Angelic-Descent – A forbidden-level light-style spell that creates a illusionary Six-Winged Angel similar to the forbidden-level earth-style spell “World Protector”.
Armand – The clan of the Undying Warriors, one of the Four Supreme Warriors clan. Armand was the first Undying Warrior and first clan leader.
Austoni – A manager/curator at the Proulx Gallery. Made the decision to invite Linley to open a private booth in the Hall of the Masters.
Battle qi – 斗气, a form of internal energy
Basil – The provincial capital of the Northwest Administrative Province of the O’Brien Empire. Watched over by Saint-level combatant McKenzie Jacques.
Beholder King – A powerful ruler of the Beholder race. His main body is a glowing golden eye, he is proficient in spiritual attacks and can manipulate ice.
Bernard Debs – Father of Kalan Debs, current leader of the Debs clan, one of the top three most powerful clans within Fenlai City.
Black Dragon – A powerful dragon-type magical beast with wings, over a hundred meters long, covered in black scales, breathes black fire. At least of the ninth-rank in power, and possibly even Saint-level in power.
Bloodgem Dragons – A Saint-level dragon-type magical beast, has wings.
Bloodshadow Scimitar – A sword-type Divine artifact which can be used by Saint-level experts.
Bloodviolet (Godsword) – The name of a flexible sword Linley ends up acquiring.
Bloody-eyed Maned Lion – A Saint-level lion-type behemoth magical beast, 20-30 meters tall. Supposedly only the Golden Behemoths are a match for it amongst ‘behemoth’ type creatures.
Blueheart Grass – A magical grass with cold, protective properties. Can be combined with dragon’s blood to ameliorate the negative effects of dragon’s blood.
Boleyn – The name of the royal clan of Fenlai.
Brodie – A God of the Infernal Realm who accidentally acquired the red caltrop diamond.
Castro – A Saint-level warrior and personal disciple of the War God.
Cayley – A minor clan in the country of Fenlai.
Cena – The son of Wharton.
Cesar – A six thousand year old peak-stage Saint-level assassin, described as a genius by Doehring Cowart. Helps Linley out more than once. Leads the Saber assassins’ guild.
Clay – A Saint-level expert who trains in the Elemental Laws of Earth has a powerful defense (10 times that of Haydson).
Coiling Dragon Ring – A mysterious ring with many special powers, found by Linley Baruch. It contained for a time the spirit of Doehring Cowart, an earth-style Grand Magus.
Dantian (Lower / Central) – The location where either mageforce or battle-qi is gathered in the human body. The ‘central dantian’ is located in the chest, directly between the nipples and is where mageforce gathers. The dantian (also known as the ‘lower dantian’) is located right beneath the navel and is where battle-qi gathers.
Dawson Conglomerate – One of the three largest trading unions in the Yulan continent, with wealth to match an Empire. Even the Holy Union, the Dark Alliance, and the Four Great Empires have to be respectful to the three trading unions. Yale is an important member of this Conglomerate.
Deity – The level exceeding that of the Saint Realm, which is able to use the Godrealm. Deities are divided into three realms (Demigod, God, & Highgod) with each being stronger than the previous.
Delia Leon – A fellow student of Linley’s at the Ernst Institute. Wind-style magus who has a crush on Linley. A member in the primary line of descent of the Leon clan.
Desri – One of the five Prime Saints. Trains in the Laws of Light. The War God says he is on par with Fain. Lives in a hidden village in a giant mountain located roughly a hundred kilometers south of Southmount City, in the southern part of the Anarchic Lands.
Dimensional Edge – A forbidden Saint-level wind-style attacking spell, supposedly the most powerful 1 vs 1 spell in existence. According to Doehring Cowart, can slice through the walls of reality itself.
Divine Spark – The crystallized essence of a Deity-level expert’s insights into the laws they train in.
Doehring Cowart – A Saint-level Grand Magus, earth-style, who lived in the Coiling Dragon Ring. Linley’s eventual instructor in earth-style magic.
Dunstan clan – The clan of Reynolds, a powerful clan in the O’Brien Empire that has tremendous military control.
Dylin – A Diety level Suanni Lion who looks like a devilish young man who was accidentally released by Linley. Causes the ‘Apocalypse Day’. Has three children.
Earthguard – A staple earth-style defensive spell, can be used at the fifth rank to cover one’s body with stone, at the seventh rank to cover it with jade, eighth rank for crystal jade, ninth rank for platinum, and Saint-level for diamond. According to legend, at the Deity-level, the Earthguard armor is made of adamantium.
Earth Tremor – A earth-style spell of the first rank, shakes the ground beneath the opponent’s feet.
Electrobolt Panther – A Saint-level panther type magical beast.
Elemental Sea – A boundless plane filled with a massive concentration of divine power that is guided by the Laws and Edicts. One has to be at least a Deity-level expert to absorb energy from an Elemental Sea. The deeper a Deity can sense into the Elemental Sea the more pure their divine power becomes.
Ernst Institute – The number one magus academy of the Yulan continent, located in the Holy Union. Named after Pope Ernst, a famous leader of the Radiant Church/Holy Union.
Fain – The eldest disciple of the War God. Nearly five thousand years ago. The War God believes him to be the most likely of his disciples to reach the Deity-level.
Fiend – An individual belonging to the Fiends of the Infernal Realm. Each Fiend can have up to seven stars, with Seven Star Fiends supposedly being at the peak of Deities.
Forbidden Spell – Spells that only Saint level Grand Magi are able to cast. Each has great power.
Forest of Darkness – One of the three dangerous places on the Yulan continent.
Four Higher Planes – Refers to four higher planes of existence; the Netherworld, the Infernal Realm, the Celestial Realm, and the Life Realm, respectively.
Gebados Prison – The prison dimension where Dylin was trapped before being inadvertently freed by Linley. A hellish place.
Gislason – The Patriarch of the Azure Dragon clan and the son of the Azure Dragon Sovereign.
God(Deity) – See Deity
Godeater Rat – A Deity-level rat-type magical beast, from whom the Violet-Gold Rat Kings, the Shadowmice, and the Stoneater Rats are descended. Only two exist in the multiverse.
Gold Dragon – A Saint-level dragon-type magical beast, has wings.
Golden Tattooed Panther – A panther-type magical beast of the seventh rank.
Guillermo – An Arch Magus of the ninth rank, one of the Cardinals of the Radiant Church. One of the most powerful men in the entire Holy Union.
Hadley – Friend of Linley.
Hamelin – A Saint-level Grand Magus who ambushed Doehring Cowart along with another Saint-level combatant.
Haydson – Nicknamed the ‘Monolithic Sword Saint’, reputed to be the most powerful Saint in the Yulan continent. A warrior who utilizes the Laws of the Earth. His second most powerful attack is known as ‘Worldquake’, while his most powerful attack is the ‘Worldbreaker’.
Heaven Collapses, Earth Shatters – A forbidden-level earth-style spell that can cause the earth to roil about, unleashing chasms which will spew countless amounts of magma.
Heavenly Lightning of Absolute Destruction – A forbidden-level lightning-style spell which can unleash tens of thousands of thunderbolts.
Heidens – The Holy Emperor of the Radiant Church and the ruler of the Holy Union. Ostensibly the strongest, most important figure in the Holy Union. A Saint-level combatant.
Hess – The name of both the Kingdom of Hess, as well as Hess City, the capital of the kingdom. A member of the Holy Union.
Higginson – A powerful Saint who is a friend of Desri.
Hiri – Housekeeper for the Baruch family.
Hogg Baruch – Leader of the Baruch clan, and father to protagonist Linley, and his younger brother Wharton.
Holy Union – One of the six principal political organizations, located west of the Mountain Range of Magical Beasts, led by the Radiant Church. Opposed by the Dark Alliance.
Hyde clan – The clan of the Violetflame Warriors, one of the other Four Supreme Warriors. Currently led by Vincente Hyde.
Infernal Realm One of the Four Higher Planes of Existence ruled by the Seven Sovereigns of Destruction. Home to the Four Divine Beasts Clan.
Interspatial Rings – Rings with extradimensional storage capacity, capable of storing large numbers of items.
Jade Water Paradise – A very high class brothel, located within Fenlai City.
Jebs Lucas – Marquis and leader of the Lucas clan, an influential, old family within Fenlai City. In possession of an heirloom of the Baruch clan.
Johann – The current reigning Emperor of the O’Brien Empire, the father of Nina.
Julin O’Brien – The younger brother of Emperor Johann of the O’Brien Empire. Incompetent and spineless, yet doted on by his brother.
Kaiser – A warrior of the ninth rank, one of only two such in the entire Kingdom of Fenlai.
Keane – A member of a branch clan of the Jacques clan. Son of the deceased governor of the prefectural city of Cerre.. Younger brother of Jenne.
Lachapalle – A Saint-level plant life form known as the Queen Mother. She practices in the Elemental Laws of Water and Wind.
Landwyrm – A non-flying dragon-type magical beast of the sixth rank. One of the weakest dragon-type monsters. Fire-type.
Lehman – A Saint-level warrior, the Commander of the Zealots Division for the Radiant Church. Trains as a light-style warrior. A massive man, 2.5 meters tall, specializes in single-target attacks.
Levels – There are nine standard ranks, then the Saint-level, with each level having ‘early’, ‘mid’, ‘late’ and ‘peak’ stages. Above the Saint-level is the Deity-level, which consists of three levels: Demigod, God, and Highgod. Above the Deity-level is the Sovereign level, and then the Overgod level. Each level has early, mid, late, and peak stages.
Lina Baruch – The mother of Linley and Wharton, wife to Hogg. Supposedly died in childbirth, but Hogg, Hillman, and Housekeeper Hiri know the truth…
Livingston – A peak-stage Saint who trains in the Elemental Laws of Fire. Serves Desri.
Longhaus – A wind-style Saint-level Grand Magus who teaches Delia later in the story. Pampers her.
Lorry – Guardsman for the Baruch clan, under Sherman.
Magus – Term used to describe any individual who can use magic. A magus of the seventh rank is titled Senior Magus, a magus of the eighth rank is titled Master Magus, a magus of the ninth rank is titled Arch Magus, and a magus at the Saint-level is titled Grand Magus.
Marcus – The Commander of one of the Eight Ace Regiments of Knights guarding the Holy Union. A warrior of the ninth rank.
Merritt – The Right Premier of the Kingdom of Fenlai, and a powerful warrior. A lecherous man with many wives.
Monica – A female light-style magus who is the daughter of Desri. Reynolds is interested in her.
Mountain Range of Magical Beasts – A mountain range filled with (duh) magical beasts! The largest mountain range on the Yulan continent. One of three dangerous places on the Yulan continent, it bisects the continent, north to south.
Muhan Kingdom – A kingdom in the great plains to the far east.
Nader – The oldest son of Hillman. Not a very talented warrior, but extremely careful and conscientious.
Neil City – A border city between the O’Brien Empire and the Rohault Empire which often sees warfare.
Nina – The Seventh Princess of the O’Brien Empire. Doted on by her father, the Emperor. Currently in a relationship with Wharton, but has many pursuers.
Nine Soul Pearls – One of the three Overgod talismans.
O’Brien Academy – The number one martial academy for warriors, located in the O’Brien Empire, the most militarily powerful empire in the Yulan continent.
O’Casey – The Senior Judge for the Tribunals of the Cult of Shadows. Essentially the counterpart of Praetor Osenno.
Olivier Akerlund – A Saint-level combatant in the O’Brien Empire, renowned as the Prodigy Sword Saint. Defeated the Stellar Sword Saint Dillon shortly after reaching the Saint-level (at a very young age).
Overgod Talismans – A group of three artifacts created by the Overgods.
Overgod Mission – A mission given out very rarely by the Overgods. Written on a piece of magic, black paper, it describes the three Overgod Talismans and that you need to bring them all together.
Paragon – A Highgod who has fused all of the Profound Truths in a single Law or Edict.
Pearl of Life – A Divine artifact which contains enormous amounts of life energy, a Saint-level expert who uses this artifact will regenerate from any physical wounds but will still die if their body is completely destroyed.
Pennslyn – The wife of Desri, and a Saint in her own right. Mother of Monica, looks identical to her.
Philip – A member of a noble clan situated near Wushan town. In sounder financial straits, he often purchases ancestral heirlooms that the Baruch family is forced to sell.
Plaket – A Tyrant Wyrm that had to serve Linley for 100 years.
Prismatic Dragons – A Saint-level dragon-type magical beast, also known as Rainbow Dragons, has wings.
Pulsating Guard – A forbidden-level earth-style defensive spell that protects a wide area from spells, even some other forbidden-level spells.
Pulseguard Defense – A type of personal defense which Linley developed, with principles similar to the Pulsating Guard spell.
Radiant Church – A primary religion in the Yulan continent, headquartered in the Holy Union. Light-style focused.
Rand – A fellow 1st grade student when Linley first entered the Ernst Institute. Won the yearly tournament for 1st grade students, then was thrashed by Linley.
Red Caltop Diamond – One of the three Overgod talismans.
Rhine Empire – One of the six principal political organizations, located east of the Mountain Range of Magical Beasts. Southeastern empire.
Roger – Guardsman for the Baruch clan, under Sherman.
Rowling – An adorable, golden-haired girl who became engaged to Kalan as his principal wife.
Rudi – A Saint-level earth-element magus who engaged in battle with Dillon in Wushan township. Has a Black Dragon as servant. Proved stronger than Dillon.
Sacred Isle – Formerly a hidden base of the Radiant Church, it comes the new headquarters after certain events later in the story. Located off the coast of the Yulan continent.
Sartius – An Armored Razorback Wyrm, a dragon-type creature of the peak ninth rank, with incredible defensive abilities, speed, and sharp claws. Part of Linley’s transformation.
Savage Worldbear – A Saint-level bear-type magical beast.
Shadowmouse – One of two types of rat-type magical beasts, the other being Stoneater Rats. Shadowmice are extremely fast and can range in ranks from 3-8. At rank 5, their fur turns blue, while at rank 7, their fur turns violet. Omnivorous, have sharp teeth, particularly feared for attacking in waves.
Silver Dragon – A dragon of the ninth rank, typically that of the fire element.
Slaughterer – The name of the ancestral warblade of the Dragonblooded Warrior clan. Sold off many years ago.
Spiritual energy – Mental energy used to shape mageforce and elemental essence into magical spells. A magus needs to have at least 5 times more spiritual energy than an average person.
Stegowyrm – A ninth-rank dragon-type magical beast, no wings. Appearances to be based on the real-life stegosaurus.
Suanni Lion – A Deity-level beast that is capable of holding an enormous amount of material. Also known as the ‘Heaven Devouring Beast’.
Supersonic – A scaling wind-magic spell that can dramatically increase one’s speed.
Taylor – The name of Linley’s son. Twin to Sasha.
Thunder Lizard – A Saint-level dragon-type magical beast, no wings. Appears to be based on the real life Brontosaurus.
Trey – Linley’s first instructor in wind magic, a sixth year student at the Ernst Institute.
Tulily – Nicknamed the ‘War Saint’, one of the Five Prime Saints. Located in the great plains of the far east.
Tyrant Wyrm – A Saint-level dragon-type magical beast, no wings. Appears to be based on the real-life Tyrannosaurus Rex.
Unicorn Boar – A wild pig type magical beast of the third rank, with a single horn in the middle of it’s head. An earth-element creature.
Vampiric Iron Bull – A large bull-type creature with blood red eyes, a magical beast of the fifth rank.
Vincente – Leader of the Hyde clan, the clan of the Violetflame Warriors. Himself a Violetflame Warrior, has two sons. A master blacksmith.
Violet-Gold Rat King – The rulers of the rat race. Bebe meets three of them in the Forest of Darkness, named Harry, Hart, and Harvey. Apparently, when Stoneater Rats advance from the seventh level, their gold fur becomes increasingly tinged with violet while Shadowmice’s violet fur begins to increasingly tinged with gold.
Void Extermination – A wind-style attack spell of the ninth rank.
Walsh clan – An ancient, powerful clan in the Yulan Empire, on about the same level as the Leon clan of Delia and Dixie. The clan of George.
Wharton – Younger brother of main protagonist Linley, a member of the Baruch clan.
Windhowl – A wind-style attack spell of the fifth rank.
Windshadow – A wind-style spell of the ninth rank that combines the best parts of the Airwings spell and the Supersonic spell.
World Protector – A forbidden tenth-rank spell of the earth element type. The strongest offensive earth element spell. It summons an elemental construct
Wraith Call – An ability exclusive to Necromancers. It can summon the undead that they have taken under their command.
Yale Dawson – One of Linley’s three dormmates at the Ernst Institute. Extremely wealthy, also hails from the Holy Union. One year older than Linley, and the oldest of the four bros. Belongs to the Dawson clan.
Yulan Empire – One of the six principal political organizations, located east of the Mountain Range of Magical Beasts. Central empire.
Zassler – An 800-year old Arch Magus necromancer of the ninth rank.