Wednesday, July 17, 2019

Yet Another Message from the Goddess

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This was not deliberate on the creator's part. The page was smudged by the kind of accident common to all manner of printing. But I thought it profound.

So I pasted it into the Image Book and explained what was going on below it.

Then I thought, "Why be explicit?" So I scribbled over the explanation and drew an arrow to it with the explication everything explained.

So very very much of my fiction is about the silence of God.


Above: For those who came in late, as a way of drawing attention to my newly-published novel, The Iron Dragon's Mother, I'm serializing the Image Book I put together as a way of helping me to visualize Faerie and its inhabitants. There are a week and a half more images yet to come.

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Tuesday, July 16, 2019

Greer Gilman's Little Kingdom

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How did I spend your weekend? Funny you should ask. I was at a science fiction convention (oh, all right, it was Readercon), where I did a small amount of stagehand work in support of the first public reading of Greer Gilman's new one-act play Little Kingdom.

The reading was not part of the convention, which has such demands on its program time that it could only afford to offer Greer a half-hour. Alas, for a play 33 minutes long this was far from enough. So the participants invented a sort of Readercon Fringe by putting it on anyway, on the Terrace, as an independent production.

Greer Gilman played the part of Ben Jonson, "playwright, pundit, malcontent," while Marianne Porter was Ethel Smyth, "composer, suffragist, Sapphist."  The play records their first meeting on the Moon, the immediate dislike they take to one another, and how they come to terms with their fate and with each other.

It really was tremendously entertaining. Greer and Marianne played their parts with verve and brio, and everybody had a tremendous time. The audience, myself definitely included, loved it.

I also got to hang out with interesting people, meet old friends and new, buy books, learn much information of use and interest, and involve myself in yet more projects. Details as various matters become public.


And in the Image Book . . .




This is a great one . . . a picture of the Dowager herself.It brings out, I think, some of her glamour (in the novel, she is described thus: She was regally tall and imperially slim. She was also old, there was no denying that, but her face in age had taken on the mystique of a civilization lost in time and known only by rumor) and her darkness, but also the pain that made her into such a terrible individual. So I'm happy with it.


Above: For those who came in late, as a way of drawing attention to my newly-published novel, The Iron Dragon's Mother, I'm serializing the Image Book I put together as a way of helping me to visualize Faerie and its inhabitants. There are less than a dozen more images yet to come.


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Caitlin Escapes (Monday's Blogpost)

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A big reminder here: I'll be at Charm City in Baltimore Wednesday evening at 7 p.m.

I'm not making many public appearances to support The Iron Dragon's Mother, so if you want an autograph, this is your best chance.

Also, it's going to be lots of fun. So why not?


And I apologize . . .

As always, I was on the road yesterday. I should have gotten this up sometime yesterday, but when I got home but I was kind of washed out by then.

Mea culpa, though far from maxima. It's just a blog, after all.


And from the Image Book . . . 

Cat Escapes. This is kind of a cheat because I'd already written that scene when I pasted in his book. But I couldn't resist.

Again, this is not what Caitlin of House Sans Merci literally looks like. But it's definitely how she feels at the time.



Above: For those who came in late, as a way of drawing attention to my newly-published novel, The Iron Dragon's Mother, I'm serializing the Image Book I put together as a way of helping me to visualize Faerie and its inhabitants. There are only eleven more images yet to come.

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Sunday, July 14, 2019

Spite Goddess

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This could well have been a pic of one of Caitlin's fellow dragon pilots. Rather, she became a Spite Goddess.

I think this deity plays a larger role in our world than is commonly acknowledged.


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Saturday, July 13, 2019

Ben and Ethel on the Moon

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I'm at Readercon, relentlessly promoting my brilliant New fantasy nove!, THE IRON DRAGON'S MOTHER, and hobbling with various literary types. Alas, I cannot share any photos with you. My electronic devices won't cooperate. They never do.

It's not that I'm a Luddite. It's the MACHINES that are the Luddites. They refuse to work with me. They fear that if they do, I'll take over.

And I would, if I could. But they won't let me. Sure I can't.

Well played, machines.


And the highlight . . .

Undenably, the best event of the con has been not an official one but a Fringe performance. This was the first public reading ever of Greer Gilman's one act play Small Kingdom. Greer herself played Ben Jonson, "playwight, pedant, malcontent," and Marianne Porter was Ethel Smyth, " composer, suffragist, Sapphist. "

It was, in my unbiased opinion brilliant. Also loads of fun.

More, I hope, Tuesday, when I get back home, where my machines are more trusting.


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Friday, July 12, 2019

Lazy Friday Morning

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I think that this is the second half of the story begun yesterday but the resolution is too small to read and I'm in Quincy, Massachusetts, for a convention, so I can refer to the Image Book.

Well, as Dick Cheney once wisely observed, you go to the Internet with the pix you've got.

And given that a major theme of the trilogy. Is the Silence of God...


And on a related note . . .

I'm in Quincy, Massachusetts,  for a convention. I won't say which, because I'm not officially here yet.

The big surprise reveal tomorrow.

Meanwhile, it's a lazy Friday morning, I'm reading Lisa Goldstein's Ivory Apples, and I have nothing to do before I introduce Greer Gilman's Small Kingdom at five.

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Thursday, July 11, 2019

A Holy Story, The Best I Know

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Have you ever wondered what my handwriting looks like? I didn't think so. Now, however, you know.

Even I have trouble reading it.

The doodle is of a trickster and, for some reason, I wrote the beginning of what I characterize at the bottom as ...a holy story. The best I know.

Here's how the story begins: And then the years blur into one another. I remember staying up all night, afire with inspiration, one Friday, typing, typing, typing, & when I finally ran out of inspiration realizing first that it was Saturday morning, next that I wanted to fall into bed and sleep for eighteen hours, and finally that I had no clean clothes [indecipherable]. So I could either sleep and,  awakening on Sunday, put on my sweated clothes and take my stuff to the laundromat

I have no idea what that story was doing in this particular notebook or why I cut it off midway through. I won't go into detail here because I've narrated it elsewhere. But what happened was that on my way to the laundromat I ran into a young woman I knew who was sitting with her visiting father upon her stoop, both of them eating ice cream cones. I said hello, apologized for my unshaven and disheveled appearance, and explained why I looked (and smelled) so bad. Then I went on to the laundromat, cleaned my clothes, went home, and crashed.

I made an impression, though. The young lady's father went home and told her mother about this remarkable young man he'd met, leaving an indelible impression that never quite went away.

And the young lady? Reader, I married her.


Above: For those who came in late, as a way of drawing attention to my newly-published novel, The Iron Dragon's Mother, I'm serializing the Image Book I put together as a way of helping me to visualize Faerie and its inhabitants. This is the 93rd of 108 images.

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Wednesday, July 10, 2019

Rabbit Escapes!

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Text: Rabbit Escapes. Alas, in the book, he does not. But perhaps that is only right and proper in Faerie.

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Above: For those who came in late, as a way of drawing attention to my newly-published novel, I've been serializing the Image Book I put together as a way of helping me to visualize Faerie and its inhabitants. This is number 92 out of a total of 108. I finally counted..



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Tuesday, July 9, 2019

The City Under the Stars -- Gardner Dozois' Last Book

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Tor.com has made the announcement, so now I can talk about it. The City Under the Stars, Gardner Dozois' last novel, will be published next summer.

What's the story behind this? Well... roughly a quarter century ago, Gardner and I wrote a novella titled "The City of God" and published it in Omni Online and then Asimov's Science Fiction. (Gardner recused himself and Sheila Williams made the decision to pick it up.) Here's how it began...

It was high summer in Orange, in York, in the Human Domain of Earth.  There was commerce in the town, crops in the field, beasts in the byre, bandits in the roads, thants and chimeras in the hills, and God in His Heaven--which was fifteen miles away, due east. 

Which was a magical opening to one of the bleakest stories Gardner had ever written--and he had a reputation as a very bleak writer indeed. The protagonist, Hanson, suffers a great deal before entering the City of God and even more afterward. It was a very good story and one that, at the end, slammed the door on any sequels.

And yet... Over the decades the two of us often talked of turning "The City of God" into a novel. We planned to write two more novellas, "The City of Angels" and "The City of Man," telling one long, extended story.

One with a happy ending.

We were both extremely busy, though, on other projects. Time passed. Then, a year or so ago, the second novella came alive again and we started swapping it back and forth.

"The City of Angels" was half-finished when Gardner, who was Pennsylvania Hospital for congestive heart failure, caught a systemic infection. His son Christopher called to let me know that if Marianne and I wanted to see Gardner one last time, we should get there soon.

We said our goodbyes and, shortly thereafter, Gardner died.

There was no way I could finish that third novella by myself. But I knew how much Gardner had been looking forward to having another novel published. And then there was that ending...

I wanted the world to know that Gardner had written something with a happy ending.

It took enormous work to bring about that happy ending earlier than planned. But I managed it.

The City Under the Stars is a short novel, but a good one. Gardner was a brilliant writer and one of the finest stylists in all of science fiction.

It's a dark book but--have I mentioned this yet?--it ends well.


You can read the official announcement here.


And from the Image Book . . .






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Monday, July 8, 2019

Little Kingdom

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Here's something extremely cool. Greer Gilman and Marianne Porter will be doing a reading of Greer's play Little Kingdom this Friday on the Terrace at the Boston Marriott Quincy. The hotel is, by a confluence of events, the same one where Readercon will be taking place. But this is not a Readercon event. It is an independent theatrical piece.

There will be no admission charge, and it should be noted that the location is contingent upon its being available. If it's not, an alternate locale will be found.

I'm really, really, really looking forward to this one. Having read the play, I can promise you that it's very Greer Gilman. 'Nuff said.


And that reminds me . . .

Here's my Readercon schedule. No reading, alas. I believe Readercon subscribes to the theory that has overtaken fandom that readings should be no longer than half an hour. I tried that a couple of times and it was just too painful. So Homie don't play that.

Autographs: Tananarive Due, Michael Swanwick
Sat 1:00 PM, Autograph Table

Food at the Corner of Fiction and Community
Andrea Martinez Corbin (mod), N.S. Dolkart, Greer Gilman, Michael Swanwick, Sabrina Vourvoulias
Sat 9:00 PM, Salon A

Food plays a central role in many cultures and accordingly takes center stage in the work of many speculative fiction writers. How does cuisine help define, or build, a community? How can food be used to communicate important information about a people to the reader? What are some particularly noteworthy examples of the way food can be used to set, or subvert, expectations?


And from the rapidly dwindling Image Book series . . .




Caption: Quickly! Pack for the journey! The journey is life. Who knows where you will wind up? In the meanwhile, you are traveling.

So much of my life has been like that.

I have seen many terrible things and lost many people dear to me during that journey. Life is serious business. It's not for wusses. There should be a sign posted by the womb-door reading: HEROES ONLY.

I was thinking of that observation when I wrote the Guardian of the Gate scene in The Iron Dragon's Mother.


Above: For those who came in late, as a way of drawing attention to my newly-published novel, I've been serializing the Image Book I put together as a way of helping me to visualize Faerie and its inhabitants. There aren't a lot left to go.



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Sunday, July 7, 2019

THIS PAGE INTENTIONALLY LEFT BLANK

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If you've never worked in a  bureaucracy (and if not, you haven't missed a thing), you won't get this joke. There is a government document (I used to know its Federal document number) which is a blank page. Or rather, a page blank except for the message, THIS PAGE INTENTIONALLY LEFT BLANK.

A lot of government documents are regularly updated, see, with information added and information subtracted. The relevant pages are then sent to everyone who works with those documents. Pages are removed from the documents and other pages added. If the information replacing that on page 9 comes to two pages, the pages are marked 9.1 and 9.2, for example. If the information replacing that on pages 10 and 11 comes to only one page, the new Page 11 is an official blank page. That way, anyone using the document knows that a page hasn't gone missing and there are no relevant regulations being ignore.

Long explanation for a short payoff:





The second page reads THIS PAGE UNINTENTIONALLY LEFT BLANK.




And the third page reads: THIS PAGE DOESN'T GIVE A SHIT.

So that's bureaucrat humor and now you know all you ever need to know about working in a bureaucracy.


Above: For those who came in late, as a way of drawing attention to my newly-published novel, I've been serializing the Image Book I put together as a way of helping me to visualize Faerie and its inhabitants. Having used up three images in one day, I've got something like a dozen left to go.


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Saturday, July 6, 2019

Carnival Masks

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The text reads: In Carnival, all the masks come off

Annotated: Since Cat has the stone, the only mask that matters is her own

And: The lips of carnival masks are cruel, deliberately so

To one side of the collage it reads: The Empty Woman

And below it: all surface

At this point, I was working up the Plague Carnival chapter of the novel. I obviously hadn't started writing it, though, because I hadn't come up with the name yet. The masks turned out to be an important element of the carnival, as foreseen.

The Empty Woman did not make it into the novel. There are no empty women in The Iron Dragon's Mother, though there are some men who are pretty darn shallow.

Above: For those who came in late, as a way of drawing attention to my newly-published novel, I've been serializing the Image Book I put together as a way of helping me to visualize Faerie and its inhabitants. There are about two weeks' worth of images yet to go.

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Friday, July 5, 2019

Public Appearances!

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It's that time of year when I make one or two of my rare public appearances. This month they are...

July 12-14th, Readercon.

If you're going, you know all about Readercon. If not, you won't be there. But I will. I'll be very publicly wandering about and happy to chat with you and maybe even sign a copy of The Iron Dragon's Mother.

July 17,  7:00 p. m. Charm City Spec at:

          Bird in Hand
          11 E. 33rd Street

          Baltimore, MD 21218

This will be my first time there, but everyone who's attended tells me it's a great event. In addition to me, Leslye Penelope, the award-winning author of fantasy and paranormal romance,  be reading from Song of Blood & Stone: Special Earthsinger Edition,  andT. Eric Bakutis, the award-winning author and game designer, will be reading from an unspecified book. So it looks to be a pretty darned good night.

I'm looking forward to it, anyway.


And on the above picture from the Image Book . . .

I wrote: The Crow Goddess, blind in one eye, wise but not kind

Then, below the doctored picture, I wrote No! It's Saoirse

Saoirse is a major character in The Iron Dragon's Mother. But to find out more, you'll have to read the book. Or, you know, hang out with that friend of yours who insists on telling you the entire plot of books you haven't gotten around to reading yet.


Above: For those who came in late, as a way of drawing attention to my newly-published novel, I've been serializing the Image Book I put together as a way of helping me to visualize Faerie and its inhabitants. There are something like seventeen more to go.


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Thursday, July 4, 2019

Happy Fourth of July!

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It's the Fourth of July, the one day set aside for Americans to celebrate this wonderful, flawed, mad, and beautiful country. We mark the occasion with hot dogs, hamburgers, beer, and potato chips. Also parades. The parade here in Roxborough is something like 170 years old and is organized by the Sunday schools of the local churches. It is so home-town small and kitschy as to make the heart sing.

One year, I marched with Roxborough Baptist Church because they could use the extra body. For the occasion, I wore a red jacket, white slacks, and blue shirt, with an American flag tie and one of those cloth red-white-and-blue top hats.  Pastor Marcia looked at me and said, aren't you hot?" Because it was, of course in the high eighties as it always is here on the Fourth.

Drawing myself up, I quoted Billy Crystal quoting Fernando Lamas, saying, "I believe it is better to to look good than to feel good."

"Boy," Pastor Marcia said, "are you in the wrong century!"


And from the Image Book . . .

Above is a postcard of a female mummy blowing a kiss. Also the entry: 11/29/19 (by which I surely meant 18) The last proof has been done &, please God, the quote from Sylvia Plath's notebooks I decided was too expensive, has been removed.

That was, I think, the second time I tried to remove the quote, replacing it with something in the public domain. Permission to quote Plath is quite pricey and the snipped I wanted, while apt, wasn't irreplaceable.

This is a part of being a writer that they don't teach you at Clarion.


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Wednesday, July 3, 2019

A Dragon-Hoard of Words

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A Dragon-Hoard of Words
 

Places, Races, Entities, and Objects of Industrialized Faerie


This list was assembled from lists I put together for the proofreaders of each book as it was published. I suspect that the lists were not always passed along to the proofreaders, but I felt it was important to make the effort anyway. Those guys work hard and get very little in the way of thanks for it.

So to everyone who ever had the rather difficult chore of proofing one of my novels... Thanks. I really do appreciate it.


A

abatwa (singular and plural)
the Abyss
the Academy, Dragon Corps Academy
Acting Chief Conspirator (Lady Jane Iron)
the Aelfwine
river Aelph
Aerth
Aerugo (Rust)
Aesop
the Age of Fire
air serpent
Alana
Alchemical Road
Aleister Crowley
Ethan Allen
the Alphabet of Trees
alphonse (slang)
Alqualondë
Altaripa
the Amberwine
Amelia
Amnye Machen (not Amne Machin)
Anastasia, Aunt Anastasia, Auntie
Annapurna
Annilation Gates
Anonymous Everyhaint
Anowre
Lieutenant Anthea (judge advocate)
Antiope
Apollidon
Après l'Ondée,
aquilohippus
Ariel
Alberecht
Alberecht & Ting, Gastrolitheurs
Albert
albino giants
Alcyone L’Inconnu, Alcyone, Allie
Muhammad Ali
Alk-200
Amazon
Ambrosius
Apollidon
apple imp
Bessie Applemere, Hag Applemere
Ararat (both mountain and skyscraper)
Missy Argent
Armies of the Mighty
Armies of Twilight
Armies of the West
Armory
Army of Night
Ashling
Assay
Assigner of Dreams (the Goddess)
Astarte
ATF (Alchemy, Tobacco, and Firearms)
athalme
Atil-Khazaran
Atlantean
Auld Black Agnes
Auntie Fox
Autumn Room
Avalon, the Isles of Avalon
Aventador
Avernus
Avicenna
Avistaro
awen
Axe Moon


B


Baal-Peor (Will)
Baalthazar, of the line of Baalmoloch, of the line of Baalshabat
Babel, the Tower of Babel, the Tower, the Dread Tower, the Tower of Whores
Babylon, Babylonia, Babylonians
Captain Bagabyxas
Lord Balder
the Baldwynn (Baldwynn of Baldwynn, of the Greenleaf-Baldwynns)
Baldwynn Steam Dragon Works
The Ballad of Oberon’s Arse
the bane
banshees
Baphomet
rue Barguest
Barnacle Bill
barnacle geese
Barquentine of House Pleiades, Lord Pleiades, Barquentine, Barkers, Barky Bark, the
            Barkster
Barrows, the Long Barrows
basilisk
Bast
bat-riders
Battery Park, the Battery
the battle-light
Battle of Mag Itha
Battle of Zhoulu
battleax
Bay of Demons
Bay of Dreams
beetle crisps
Behemoth
behemoths
the Bell of Liberty
Bellegarde
Beltaine
Beluthahatchie
Belvedere Electroluxe
Ben Morgh
Prince Benthos, son of Lyr, heir of the Worm  of the line of Pontus, Great Lord of the Waters,
            also  Benthos, Prince of Oceanus, cadet son of Lyr, of the line of Pontus, Benthos
Puck Berrysnatcher, Tchortyrion, No-name, the Whisperer, Puck the Whisperer
Bessie Long Gone
Big Bag O’ Magic
Billy Bugaboo
bindlestiffs
bird-girls
bird maidens
birth-gate
black apples
the Black Hart
the Black Stone
Black December
BlackBerry
blade servers
William Blake
the Blessed Isles
Blind Enna
the Blinded Cockatrice
Blinding Nemo
Block A
Block G
Fata Bloduewedd
blood-child
blood-feasts
Blood Moon
Bloodaxe
bluebell sprites
Blue Mountain coffee
Blugg
Board of Industrial Corrections
Bobby Buggane
bodhran
Bohemian coast
boggart
boiler imp
Bolshoy Kitezh
Sergeant Bombast
Bone Head
Bonecrusher, ‘Crusher
les bonnes meres
Bongay, the wizard Bongay
Boodles
Book of Air
Book of Steel
Bossy (an orchid)
Bottega Veneta
boursière
Bowie knife
the Bowery
Bowling Green Station
Bowie knife
Branstock
Breakneck Boys, the Breaknecks
Brianna
A Brief History of Klepsis
Brig o’ Doom, the Brig-O
Brigadoon
Brittany
Broadway
Brocéliande, Brocéliandean  (but also Brocielande, Brocielande Station and the Brocielande
            Station raid)
Brooks Brothers
brown men
Bruegel
Bucentaurs
Billy Bugaboo, Billy B
Bugatti
Bobby Buggane
Building 6 
bullbeggar
burning man, the Burning Man (first usage is l.c.; thereafter, a proper name), the lancer
Burroughs
Bursar
butterfly chips


C

cacodemons
Cadbury
Cadillac
Caecuban
Caer Arianrod 
Caitlin, Caitlin of House Sans Merci, Captain Caitlin, Katiboo,
Calder
Caledon Wood
Fata Caldogatto
Master Cambion (Will)
camera troll
Campanile
Campaspe
Camp Oberon, Oberon Displaced Persons Camp, Oberon DPC
canal serpents
Candlemas eve
Candlemas-daisies
capricorn (lower case)
Carbonek
Carcassonne, the free city of Carcassonne
Carpano Antica sweet vermouth
Cartier Tank Américaine
the Castle
Cat
Cathay
Cathedral of Law
the Cauld Lad
the Cauldron Boy
the Cave
centaurs, centauress
Central Park
the Century of the Turbine
Ceridwen
Cernunos
Cernunnos
chalkies
chancel of the skull
changeling, changeling girls
the Chansons Amoreuses de Merlin Sylvanus
Charlemagne
Château d’If
Château Sans Merci
ChemLawn
Chesterfields
Chief Conspiratorial Officer
Child of Misery
the child catcher
chimney-bounder
chimneysweeper (dandelion)
Chippendale
the Chirurgeon
Chittiface
Chrysoberyl, Chrys
Cibola
Cineplex
City Garda
City Council
City Hall
City Services
La Ciudad Blanca
clabbersnappers
Class Four artifact, Class Three artifact, Class Two artifact, Class One artifact
Clever Gretchen, Gretchen
Le Club Frottage
Toby Clunch
Cluricauns, cluricauns (capitalized when short for the Society of Cluricauns; lower case
otherwise)
Society of Cluricauns
Coach
coast guardians
cobber
cobbley, cobblies (but also cobbly)
cockatrice
Cockaygne, Cockaigne
cockatrice
Coke
cold iron
Cold War
Coleman lantern
College of Pharmacology
Columbine
Commandant (the Legless One, Generalissimo Lizardo)
Comparative and Speculative Anatomy, Comp-and-Spec 
Lord High Comptroller
Conestoga wagon
Conjunction of Opposites
Connecticut
Conquest of Penthesilea
the Conspiracy
Contingent Territories
coprophages
Corinde
Cornouaille
Corpse-Eater Squadron
Coronata
the [Dragon] Corps
Corpsecandle Green
corpsefire
Lady Corus
Lord Corvo
Cotillion
Council of Magi, the Council
Council of Seven
Courage (an orchid)
Court of Lyr
crab-folk
Creation
Creep
the Croaker
crones
croppy lads
crystal goon, goon
Criminal Vengeance Division
Crips
Crow-god
Cult of Profane Love
curligig
Cuvier
cyborg hounds, hellhounds
Cyclopean
cyclops
Cyclopsus arges
cynocephali

D

daemons (used once; not demons)
Dahut merc’h Gradlon
Daiera, Damia, Danae (names that are not Deianira’s)
Daisy Jenny
Daliphants
Dame Moon
Rodney Dangerfield
Dark Lady
Dark Lands
Darul as-Salam Arcades
Daughter of Misery
Daughter of Night
Daughters of Lilith
Daughters of the West
dawn-times
Dawn Tongue
day nurse, Charles, Chuck
Day of the Cat, Falling Leaves Moon
day of the Kraken
day of the Labrys, also Day of the Labryss, Falling Leaves Moon
Day of the Phoenix, Falling Leaves Moon
Day of the Sow, Hour of the Bat
day of the Toad
Day of the Urchin, Blood Moon
De-Arm
Death
the Debatable Hills
Deep Grammar 
Deianira, Deianira the Diener (a diener)
Deirdre
the Demiurge
Jack Dempsey
Department of Sanitation
Descartier
Descent of the Turbine
destrier
Fata d’Etoile
devoir
Diamond Mountains
Diamond Sutra Tubes
Diddy-Wah-Diddy
Dies Infaustus
Dimity
dinters
dire wolf, dire wolves
Disney
Division of Corruption
Division of Persecution
Division of Signs and Omens
Djinn and Tonic Tavern
djinni
Dockalfar
Dockweed
Dogger Bank
Dolce & Gabbana
dollymop
Donkey Ears (Nat Whilk)
doolie
Dowager San Merci, Mother, Lady Sans Merci, the Dowager
downs trolls
Downton Abbey
Downtown
House sayn-Draco
dragons, war-dragons, war-drakes
a dragon (also known as the old war-drake; the Worm; Father of Lies; Lord Dragon; the Dragon Baalthazar; and Baalthazar, of the line of Baalmoloch, of the line of Baalshabat)
the dragon Melanchthon of the line of Melchesiach, of the line of Moloch
Dragon-Cat
Dragon Corps, the Corps
dragon-mort
dragon-mouth
Dragon-Saoirse
Dragon Stout
dragon-women
dragoneur
dragonfly girls
Dream Gate
Pippin Droit-de-Seigneur (old Stinky)
The Drowned Man
drows,
Drumbelo
the Duchess
The Duchess’s Hole
Duesenberg, Duesenbergs
Dullahan the Deathless  
Dunbar
Dunstan
dunters
Dunvegan, the flag of
duppy, duppies, duppy-man
Dvārakā
dwarf, dwarves, black dwarf or dwarves, red (or ginger) dwarf or dwarves, dwarven (adj.),
            dwarvenkind
Dwarf One
Dwarf Two
Dwarvenhelm
dwarves, black (black hair, pale skin)
dwarves, red (ginger hair, swarthy skin)
the dwellers-in-the-depths


E

early-onset transcendence
the East
Echloë, Syrinx of House Syrinx
Edderkopp, Counselor Edderkopp
Eddystone Hill
Edgemoor Road
Eidum
the Eight
Eildon Tree
Eitri
Elektra, daughter of Olympia, daughter of Hephaesta, of the line of Hekate, Her Nibs
elf, elf-bitch, elf-lady, elfling, elf-lord, full-elven
Elfland
elle-mays
Duke Ellington
elf-blight
elf, elves, elf-brat, elf-girl, elf-lady, elf-laird, elf-lord, elf-pack, elf-wife
Elf King’s Tune
elfpipes
Elizabeth
Fata Elspeth, ‘Speth
elven, high-elven (not elfin)
Embarr
Empire of Night, Lord Weary’s Empire
the Emperor of the Tides, the Emperor
Employee Resources, ER
Empyrean
Enchanté
Enna of the Bright Eyes
Enoycla 
Enya
Epona, the queen-mare
Ereshkigal (one of the Seven)
Erlking XIV
Erlkönig Memorial Graduate Lecture Hall
Erodiade
Esme
Esmeree
Esplandian
Eulenspiegel's
Europa (not Europe)
Eve, Mother Eve
the evening nurse, Emily
Evoe
the Examiner



F

Fabergé
faerie (adj.)
Fäerie , Faerie
Fäerie Minor
Fäerie Major
fairies
fairy fruits
fairy lights
fairy princess
Falcone
Falernian
Martha Falsestep
Falstaff
Sir John Falstaff grande champagne cognac
the Fane of Darkness
Fascinus
Dame Fate
Lady Fatima (an orchid)
Faulkner
fauns
Bryan Faust
Feather
Felix Culpa
Fennbennech Ai
Eilrik von Fenris
feriers
Ferrari
Ferret, Master Ferret
Ferris wheel
fetches
fey, feys, the fey
feyling
Fifth Amazons
Fifth Avenue
Fiji mermaid
Daddy Fingerbones
Fingolfinrhod, Lord Sans Merci, San Merci of Sans Merci presumptive, Rod, Roddie, Fin-fin,
            Finn, etc.
Fiona
firebird
Wing Commander Firedrake
fire-giantess
fire-hopper
fire-mites
fire spirits
fire-worms
First Age
Fisher King
Fisher King’s disease
flaneuse
Gustave Flaubert
flesh folk
the flood (not the Flood)
Florian of House L’Inconnu, Florian L’Inconnu
Floristan
flower lass
flower-of-life 
fluffer
follet
Fôret de Verges
forges of the sunset
Dame Fortuna
fossegrim
Frank
the French Quarter
Kim Freydisdottir (the vixen)
Frog City Beer
Froudlings
Annable Frowst
Fuji


G

Gabriel hounds
Galadriel, Gal, Laddie-girl
Galiagante, Lord Galiagante
Kate Gallowglass, Ms. Gallowglass
gammon and spinnage
Gandalac
the Garden
Fata Gardsvord
Garena
gargoyles
Gates of Dawn
Gatling gun
gaunts
Gdansk
geas
Gehenna
gendarmerie
ghast
ghost crabs
Ghostface
La Ghoulerie
giant, giantess
Gihon
gillyflowers
Ginarr Gnomesbastard
Ginny Gall
girl-child
Givenchy
Gladsheim 
Glaistig
Glam
glamour, glamoured
glamour-wallahs
Glass Mountain
Gloam
gnomes
Gnomologica
goat-girl
goat people
goblins, goblinesque
goblin market
Goblin Market
the Goddess, the Lady, Lady of a Thousand Names, Mother
the Goddess stone
godemiché
Gog, Magog, and Gogmagog
golden fire
gooly-doll
Gorge
Governance of Babylonia, the Governance
King Gradlon
Gradlon Square
Grammarie Fields
Grand Central Station
Grand-maman, Grandmother (but “my grandmother” or “my grand-maman”)
Grandfather Domovoy
Grandfather Trout
Grangousier
Grannystone Hill
Graywand
great forges of the East
Great Gray City, the City
Great Mother (the Goddess)
Great River
The Green Hills of Avalon
Green Knight
Green Man
Green Man’s barn
Greencoaties
Greenleaf, Mrs. Greenleaf
greenshirties
Jenny Greenteeth
gremlins
Gretchen, Clever Gretchen (not Gretel)
Greyhound
‘griffer
griffins
grigs
Grimalka
grimhounds
grimoire
Grimpke
Grimpkin
grims
Grunt
gryphons
Guardian of the Gate
Guardians of the Four Quarters
gutter-haints
gwarchell
Gwenhidwy the Green, Gwen
gwisin
Caer Gwydion


H

Lady Habundia Residence for Female Scholars, Lady Habundia, Habundia, Habundians
Captain Hackem
Hagmere Pond.
hags
haints
half-blood
halfling
halls of fire
halls of granite
hammer giants
hammermen
Han dynasty
Handel’s Water Music
Hanged God
Hanging Gardens, the Gardens, the Hanging Gardens of Babel
Hank
Hans
Hard Rock Cafe
Hardy
Harlem
Harleys
harpy
Hawk
healing-woman, healing-women
heavenrich
Hebog
Annie Hedgewife
Hel
Lady Hel
Hell
Hell Gate
hell-hounds
Helen V., Helen of Aerth
Helheim
Hellfire missiles
hellhounds, cyborg hounds
Hello Kitty
Hell’s Kitchen
hen-wife
Hengroen
Her Absent Majesty
Her Absent Majesty’s Dragon Corps, the Dragon Corps, the CorpsHermes
Herodotus
the hero-light
hex-house
hex-word
high-elven
Highlander SUV (Jill)
Hindfell
hippocamp
hippogriffs
His Absent Majesty
His Absent Majesty’s Air Force, the Air Force
His Absent Majesty’s governance
thane-lady Hjördis
one-legged Hob
Hob the whitesmith's gaffer
hobgoblin, hobs
hob-lanterns
hobthrushes
Hodge
Aurvang Hogback, Maintenance Officer Hogback,
hogboon
hogman, hogmen
Hogmanay night
the holey stone, the Stone of Disillusion
Holvarpnia
the Holy City
holmgangulog
Homie
homunculus
Hôpital Maîtresse de la Miséricorde
Annie Hop-the-Frog
Horn Fair
the Horn of Holmdel, the Horn
horned-god’s paintbrush
the Horned Man Foundation
Horns of Elfland Tour
the horse-folk
Fata von und zu Horselberg.
Hot-Box Hannah
Hôtel de la Gare
Hotspur (Will)
Hound of Hoolan
Hospitalers
Hour of the Snake
houris
House of Oberon, the H of O
House of Glass
House Sans Merci
HP-12C financial calculator
huaca
hudkin
hulders
Lord Humbaba
humblebees, humble-bees (not bumblebees or bumble-bees)
hummingirls
Hy-Brasil
Hypallage
Hy-Paragnon
Hyperborean
Hyperuranion, the Treaty of Hyperuranion
Hysprana
hytersprites 


I

Ice
Ice December
Ice Tongs Man
Ichabod the Fool (Nat Whilk)
ichthyocentaur
igoshas
Ikea
Imate li što za prijaviti?” (Croatian)
Immigration Control
imps
Inanna
Lesya Incolore, Fata Incolore, Incolore, Lesya
House Incolore
Fata L’Inconnu
House L’Inconnu
incubus, incubate
Industrial Revelation (not Revolution)
Ineluctable Cavern of Despair (an orchid)
Infangthief and Outfangthief
Information Technology
Inglesoot, Master Inglesoot
Inner World
Innis Thule, Innis Thule AFB
Innocent Jenny
Interbahn
invisible college
iPad
Iria
Irn Bru
Lady Jane Iron (Acting Chief Conspirator)
Istledown
Isles of the Blest
the Italian Quarter
Itch
Itchikitchies
Ivory Gate


J
 
jack roller
Lord Jaegerwulf
Jaguar XKE
Jane Alderberry, Jayne, Magpie, Maggie, Fata Jayne, etc.
Jasconius
Fata Jayne
Jenny Jumpup, Jenny, Jen
Jeremy
la jettatura
Jeyes Fluid
Jill (a Highlander SUV)
Jimi Begood
Jimmy Jump-up
Johannesburg
johatsu (both singular and plural)
John-a-dreams
John the Conqueror root
Johnny Walker Crimson
jorogumo
Josie
Fata Jouissante
Joyeuse (Charlemagne’s sword)
Judgment of Dahut
Jumping Joan
jungle buzzard
Just and Honorable Guild of Rogues, Swindlers, Cozeners, and Knaves


K

ka
Fata Kahindo
Kalashnikov
Kalki’s Roost
Ana Kashalyi (Temporary Head Conspirator)
Kashan
Kawasaki, Kawasaki Fūjin
kelpie
Kernunnos (see also Cernunos, Cernunnos)
Khazar Dynasty
Kilimanjaro
kinderofenfrauen
King’s Master of Revels
kingsfoil
kirk-grim
Kit Kat, Kit Kat bars
kitty-witches
klude
knockers
kobolds, kobold’s carry
Koboldtown
Kokudza
Kool-Aid
Korea
korrigans
korigan
kraken
Kraken-class submersible
Kumari Kandam
kteis-wreaths
Kunosoura
K-Y Jelly


L

Labrys and the Maze (“by the Labrys and the Orchid and the Mercy of the Night”)
Lac sans Oiseaux
the Lady (the Goddess)
Lady Death
Lady Favor-Me-Not
Lady Nightlady
Lady Nyx
Lady of a Thousand Names (the Goddess)
lake hag
Lamborghini
lamia, the Lamia
lamies
Lampblack
lancers
Land of Fire
Land of Youth
Lanvin
Lapland
the Law 
law of contagion
Lord Lascaux
lemans (lovers)
Lemuria, Lemurian
Les Miz
leshiye
River Lethe
Letzpfenniger
lex mundi
lex talionis
ley lines
the Liberty Bell
Liane the Wanderer  (Nat Whilk)
lidocaine
lighthouse of Rhodes
lilac maid
Queen Lilith
Aunt Lillian
lily-maid
Lily St. Dionysée
Fata Alcyone L’Inconnu
Fata L’Inconnu (not Alcyone but her mother)
Florian L’Inconnu 
House L’Inconnu
Linnet
Lion City
the Lion Guard
Liosalfar
Lip
Lithos Pandoras
Little Dick
Little Jane (an orchid)
Little Tavern on the Green
Little Thule
Little Tommy Redcap
Litvak night-hags
lizard woman
Llys Helig
Lonazep
Lombard
Loosestrife
Loosh
Lordo di Branstock
lordling
Lords of Babel 
Lords of the City
Lords of the Forge
Lords of the Governance
Lords of the Mayoralty
Lords of the Rails, a Lady of the Rails
Lords of the University
lord of television
Louis Vuitton
love-philtres
low-elven
Low Court
Lower East Side
lubberkins
lubin
Sergeant Lucasta 
luck-eater  
Lucky Strike
Lumpbockle
lunars
Lurker Within
lutins
lux aeterna
Lyonesse
Lyr


M

Queen Mab’s lace
the Mad Dog
madhouse mirror (not funhouse mirror)
Maeve
Maga Argea 
mages
Magh Mell
magick, magicks, magickal (for industrial magic; magic, etc. for natural magic)
Maglites
mahoffs
the Maiden (the Goddess)
Maiden's Moon
Lord Maker (the Demiurge)
Maldives
Maleficium
St. John Malice (Nat Whilk)
Mandrake Chews
mandrake roots
manticore, manticore cub
Place Marcou
Marduk, Marduk XVII, Marduk XXIII, Marduk XXIV
The Mare’s Nest
Big Red Margotty
Little Red Margotty
Mariachi pants
Marlboros
the marthambles
Marriott Express
Martin Pecker
martlet
Masamune
Matron’s Moon
Mauser
mawkies
Maxwell’s imp of the perverse
Mayoralty
Mary McCarthy
Master of the Tests (Florian L’Inconnu)
McDonald’s
McKinley
Meadows Trail
the Meat-grinder (an orchid)
Meatpacking District
Melanchthon, of Melchesiach, of the line of Moloch (7332, No. 7332)
Melvales
memory ghosts
merchildren
Merde du Temps
merfolk
Meririm Phosphoros
Merlin
mermaids
Meru
Meryl
meryons
metasequoias
Midsummer’s Day
Midtown
milchdicks
Milkweed
Milton
mimsies
Minerva
the mirror-boy
mirror women
Misabel
Fata Misericordia
Miss Primsey's Garden (an orchid)
Mister Bumble (a cock)
Moloch-class dragons
Molotov cocktails
Mom-Mom
Hornbori Monadnock
Miss Moneypenny
Missy Tibbs, Tibbsy
Mistress Nobody
Mjibilandege (City Without Birds)
MK 117
Monkey  
monoceros
monocorn
Mont Blanc
Dame Moon
moon melons (not moonmellons)
moon sprites
moondust
moonsilver
Fata Morgaine
Morgan Calabrese
morris dancing 
mosstroopers
Motel 6
the Mother (the Goddess)
the Mother of Beasts
the Mother of Darkness
Mother Eve, Eve
Mother of Goats
Mother Griet, Mom-Mom, Grietchen
Mother Holle Fashions
Mother Night (one of the Seven)
Mother Sunshine (Helen)
the Motsognirsaga
Old Mouldiwarp
Mozart
the Mountains of the Moon [see Ptolemy]
Mu
Mud Street
muera
Mumpoker
mymble-sticks
Mythago


N

naginis
The Name of the Orchid
the Nameless Ones
Nanshe (El Sonámbula, der Träumengeist,  L’Oneiroi des Reves)
Nant (a black dwarf)
Fata Narcisse of House Syrinx, chatelaine-in-training of House Syrinx
Mullah Nasreddin (Nat Whilk)
Nat Whilk
Natalia
necromancers
Ned, Neddie-boy
Nekhbet
Doctor Nemesis, Dr. Nemesis
Nephilim
Neptune-class dreadnoughts
Nettlesweet Underwood, Nettie
neuromancers
neurophagy
New Regents Hall
New Street
New York City
Niederdeutsch
Niflheim, Niflheimers, Niflheim Station
night-gaunts
Night Striders
nightmare (drug)
night market
the night nurse
nisken
nisse, nissen
Nineveh Station
Nimble Men
King Nimrod
nixies
Nixon
nkisi nkonde
nocnictas
Noctiluca
the North
North Sea
North Wind
Nuit de Cristal
nymphs


O

Oberon Square
Obsidian Throne (the Unmoving Pivot of the World, the Perilous Siege)
Oceanus
the Office of the Child Catcher
Office of Penitence and Truth, Division of Financial Assistance
ogres, ogress
Old City Hall
Old Faerie
Old Forest
Old Regents Hall
oliphaunt
Olous
Olympia, daughter of Hephaesta, of the line of Hekate
Olympus
Omphalos
Ongysdrail
onis
Oracle
Orlando (Raven)
orends
Orgulous
oroborus (not ouroboros)
Oscar de la Renta
the Outer World
owl-woman


P

p-alk
Fata Padourii
Palace of Leaves
the pale man
Papa (Will)
Pappy Van Winkle
Paradise (but paradise metaphorically)
pattern juggler
the Pavilion
Pavlopetri
Miss Peck-a-Bit
Peg o'the Landfill, Peg
Pelagius
Pennsylvania Hospital
Pentecost
People’s Fertilizer Unit Number 437
Pepsi
Perdita
Peter of the Hillside, Master Peter, Peter
Perth Amboy
Petra
Petrus Bonus
Pheia
Phidias,
Phobetor (Will)
phoenix
Phragmites
Dan Picaro (Will)
pie-powders court
Pierrot, Monsieur Pierrot, Lord Pierrot (Will)
Little Pikku
pillywiggins
pinchbeck
pixie dust
Plague Carnival
Lord Pleiades (Barquentine)
Pnuk
poldies
the polis
the polits
the political police
Political Security
Pontic water
Pontus
Popocatépetl
Pop-Pop  
poppet
Port Royal
Port Salemo
Porte Molitor Station, Porte Molitor
Portunus
potato woman
the potter and her ‘prentices
Poughkeepsie
les poulettes, une poulette (the political police)
Powers (when referring to entities)
powries
the Prancing Pony
Prester John
Pretender (Will)
Principal
prisoner of Elfland
psychopomps
Pub
Public Library
Puck Aleshire
Pulcinella
Punch


Q

Queen Mab's lace
Queenie
Quicksilver of House Lunaire, Flight Commander Quicksilver
quintroon
Quonset hut


R

Rabbit of House Oneiros
Rackabite
Radegonde de la Cockaigne
Raguel
Ragwort
the Railorad
Ralph the Ferrier
raman, raman spirit
raptor girl
Ratsnickle, Rattikins
rattler
Rat’s Nose
Raven, Orlando
Reaches
Red Eye Express
Red Gwalch (a red dwarf)
Red Stripe
redcaps
regional guard
Rembrandt
Remington 700
Le Républicain Salemo
revenants
Ricci of Ys
Jack Riddle, Captain Jack Riddle, Captain Riddle, Captain Jack, Jack the Lucky (Will)
Riphaean Mountains
Ritz Crackers
River Road
roc
rock people (gargoyles)
rock troll
Rocket
Rodolphe
Rosaleen
Royal Harlindon (regimental tie)
Roxy Movie Theater
runagate
rune sticks
Rungholt
rusalkas, russalka
Ruthenians


S

sackbut
saddle-owl
Saeftinghe
Saguenay
rue Saint-Jean
salamander
Salem Toussaint, Alderman Toussaint,  the Big Guy, the Boss
Saligos de Gralloch
Salinger
Salome
Samhain, Samhain Eve
Samsāra
sand giants, sand giantess
Lord Sans Merci, Father, Old Unkillable, Captain Senile, etc.
Fata Melusine Sansculotte
Saoirse
Sasha, the Frost Queen
Satie’s Gnossiennes
satyrs
the School of Grammarie
the Schools of Sorcery
Schuyler
the Scissors-Grinder (old Tanarahumra)
Scorpion
scorpion-men
Scrabble
the Scrannel Dogge
Scribbledehob
scry, scryed, scrying
the Scythe
Scythian lamb
sea-bulls
sea-elves
sea leopards
sea-nymphs
Seaborne First Leviathan
Second Kentauroi War
Secret Masters of the Three Worlds
seely, seeliest, unseely   
selkies
Selene (the moon)
Senauden, Senauden Tower
Dame Serena
the Seven
seven hells
Seville
Sewingshields,
shadow-boy
Shadowlands
Jake Shakestick
Shamayhim
Shearer’s
sheela-na-gig
Shelley
shellycoats
Sherlock Holmes Junior
Shipwreck Park
Shorty (Hrothgar Thalwegsson)
Shorty (Aurvang Hogback)
Detective Shulpae
Shylock
Sibyl
Sibyls
Sidewinder missiles
Siege of Mount Othrys
Siege Perilous (an orchid)
Sigil of Inspiration
sigil of truth
sign of the hammer
Siktir git! (Turkish)
The Silent Man
Simurgh
sin-eater
Sinai
Singer
sirens
Sirin
Sirrush
Sister Minnie’s Kitchen
Sixth Avenue
ska
Skambles
Skizzlecraw
skullmates
Sleekit
sleeping beauty sickness
Slovaks
Slugabed Peg
Christopher Sly (Will)
Smidgeon
smoke spirits
Snake
snake’s-head
snow-mays
snow sprites
Snugli
soleils
Solomon
sonofagod
Sons of the Blest
Sons of Corrin (crows)
Sons of Fire
Sons of Lyr
Sophic stone, sophic hdrolith
Sophie
Miss Soppit
sorcerer-elves
Sordido di Orgulous
soul surgeons
Sousa
Sozzo di Tintagel
the South
Southern Seas
Soyez
Spadefoot
Sparrowgrass
sphinx, sphinx cubs
Spillikin
Spiral Castle
spirit candle
old Spite
Spitfire
spook (racist slang for haint)
Jack and Nora Sprat
sprets
spriggans
sprites
spunkie
spunks
spunky
squattie man
Squirrel Hill 
Stardust
the Starveling
Sterno
steroma
Stickfellas
Stilt
Stockbrokers’ Guild
Stone of Disillusion, the holey stone
stonecrawlers
storm hags
Straits of Hyperborea
straw man
Strawwe
Student Center  
Sucker Punch A.C.
Sudoki
Sullen Man
Barguest Summerduck
surgeon-archimage
swamp-gaunt
Swiss Army knife
the swordsfey St Vier (no period after St)
sylphs
Sylvia
sylvan
House Syrinx


T

Tabriz
T’ai Shan (not to be confused with Tai-hang Shan)
Takama-ga-hara
Professor Tarapple
Tartarus Station
Tartessos
Tatterwag
Tatzlwurms
Technomancers
Teflon
Teggish (informal adj. for the Tylwyth Teg)
teind
Teind
Teind-fires
Temporary Head Conspirator (Ana Kashalyi)
Tenali Raman (Will)
Termagant
Tetigistus (Needle)
Thai shit demons
Hrothgar Thalwegsson (Shorty)
thaumaturges
Themis, Feller, Garuda, and Bran
Third Street Station
Thistle 
Thonis Heracleion
the Thousand Races
three card Monte 
Three-eyes  
Three Silk Shoes
thumblings
thuribles
tian
Tibetan Book of the Dead
tiddy man, tiddy men
the tidewater
Tiffany’s
Time Clock
tinker
Tintagel
Tir na bOg (not a typo for Tir na nOg)
Tir na-n'Og Video 
Queen Titania
Titans, Titaness
toadflax
toadflesh
tokoloshe
Tomba (Nat Whilk)
Tom Nobody (Nat Whilk)
tomte
Tommy Paddlefoot
the Tower, the Tower of Whores, the Dread Tower, the Tower of Kings (Babel)
Tower of Seventeen Eyes
Treaty of Hyperuranion
Treaty of Shamayim
triton
Triumph
trolls, trollish, trollweight
trooping fairies
Trotter and Stinch, Trotter-and-Stinch, Trotteranstinch, Trinch
Trouble (an orchid)
trow
truth-tellers
Tubal-Cain
tusse
twiglady
Tylwyth Teg, Tegs, Teggish (adj.)
Tyrant Square


U

Unca Will (Will)
Ultima Thule
Uluru
Lolly Underpool
undine
ungodsly (not ungodly)
the University
Unmoving Pivot of the World (the Obsidian Throne)
Unseely Court
Unspeakable Cults 
Upstairs Crew
upper and lower worlds
Upper West Side
Uptown, uptown (capitalized when a place or adjective, but not when a direction)
Ur
Urals
urchins
Urdumheim
urym lens and thummyn stone (not Urim and Thummim)



V


Vašu putovnicu, molim! (Croatian)
Velcro
Vendemiaire
Veneta
Lord Venganza
Vera Wang
Vespa
Via Reginoa di Mago
Via della Streghe
Viceregal Palace
Vickie, Victoria il Volpone Sheherazade Jones, Contessa Victoria il Volpone (the vixen)
Viking gas stove
vila
village
village elders
village moot
rue des Villes Perdues
Vinegar Dick
vis plastica
the vixen
vodniks


W

Wall of Martyrs, the Wall
Walpurgisnacht
War for the West, the War
war wife, war wives
warlock
water dragons
Watling Street
Lord Weary
Wedgwood
Wędrowiec Zmroku (Polish for Dusk Treader)
weirds
West (a region)
West (a Titan)
West Side
Western Paradise
wharf pixies
Wheel
Wheel of Being
the Whiddler
Nat Whilk
Whinny Moor
Whinny Moor Landfill
whisperer, the Whisperer (first three times lower case, upper case thereafter), Whisperer,
Puck the Whisperer, (see also Puck Berrysnatcher)
Whistler
white crosses
white ladies (a flower)
White Ladies
White Locomotive
Whitemarsh
whitesmiths, the whitesmith
Whitsuntide
Wibble
Wicked Tom
wicker queen
wights
Wild Hunt
wild man of the forest, wild man, wild men
Will le Fey, Will, Master Le Fey, Unca Will, Baby Will
willies
[Winds]:  the Anemoi, Boreas, Zephyros, Notos, Euros, Tramontana, Ponente, Ostro Levante,
Maestro, Libeccio, Siroco, Greco
Le Wine Bar
winged bulls, bulls, man-bulls, bull-man
the Winged God
witch-women
witches
witchwart
wizards
wodewose, woodwoses
wolf-boys
Wolf Moon
Wonder Wand
wood-may
woods-elf
woods fey
woodswife
Woolf
word of power
World’s End
Worm (dragon)
wraiths
wraith buttons (flower)
Frank Lloyd Wright
Wyrm
wyverns


X

Xerox, Xeroxed, Xeroxes
Detective Xisuthros
Xylia of Arcadia


Y

yage-witch
yakshis
yarbles (balls)
Year Eater (one of the Seven)
year of the Grasshopper
year of the Monolith
yellow-jackets (soldiers)
The Yellow Rose of Baghdad
Yggdrasil (the world tree)
Yoshi
Ys
Ysault
Yspra


Z

Der Zauberberg
Zmeya-Gorynchna, of the line of Zmeya-Goryschena, of the line of Gorgon, Zmeya-
            Gorynchna, 7708, the great Worm, old Spite
Zorya Vechnayaya.



Above: Yes, that's Goya's "The Colossus." It's amazing how well many of his images fit in my world. "A Duel With Cudgels" was used directly in The Dragons of Babel, translated into a fight between two giants.

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