Below is a glossary of terms and locations referenced in the Geren novels and the stories on this website. When applicable, pronunciations follow a glossary term using Merriam-Webster and IPA phonetic notation. For those interested in hearing a pronunciation, copy the IPA notation into this IPA Reader and select one of the American voices, such as Joanna or Joey. My grateful thanks to the maker of that resource!
All definitions are influenced by the cultural perspective and point in time of their composition. Below the formal glossary those interested can read a dialogue between Warder Hu-Hov and Fourth Judge Hadarek regarding the terms, also including numerous extra tidbits.[Read more…] about Glossary With Dialogue
Below is an excerpt from the first chapter of “On the Training and Use of Power Among the Races.” The section on inheritance definitely contains the most science jargon and the largest number of diagrams.
Hu-Hov: “I’m not leaving out Traveling this time!”
Hened: “I see that, and I see you put yourself in there, too. But when it comes to historical significance, why didn’t you include 404 and—”
Hu-Hov: “It’s a new word I learned.”