Astralnaut

noun
A chosen individual who explores and documents the Astral Plane.
Origin
Pun on ‘astronaut’.
Source
Control

Theodical

adjective
Relating to a theodicy (discourse justifying the ways of the gods).
Origin
Derived from theós (god) and díkē (justice).
Source
Events Preceding the Helvetican Renaissance

Parautilitarian

noun
An individual granted paranatural abilities by an Object of Power.
Origin
Formed from pará (beyond) and ‘utilitarian’ (relating to utility).
Source
Control

Anemopter

noun
A craft for travelling in the atmosphere of a gas giant.
Origin
Derived from ánemos (wind) and pteron (wing).
Source
Finisterra

Mockman

noun
An animal bred for slavery, genetically similar to a human.
Source
Good Mountain

Selenoclasm

noun
The sundering of a moon.
Origin
Derived from selḗnē (moon) and klásma (a fragment).
Source
Fiasco

Vitrifax

noun
A device able to freeze a person in a cylinder of liquid nitrogen to preserve the body in case of catastrophe.
Origin
Formed from vitri (glass) and ‘fax’ – fac simile (“make like”).
Source
Fiasco

Wethead

noun informal
A person without cybernetic brain implants.
Source
The Star Surgeon’s Apprentice

Transenlightenment

noun
A state of neural communion attained by a group of people using artificial implants.
Source
Great Wall of Mars

Lighthugger

noun
A spaceship that travels at relativistic speeds.
Source
Weather

Naffle

verb informal
To travel in a spaceship that is nearly as fast as light.
Source
The Shobies’ Story

Alternity

noun
A parallel timeline.
Origin
Abbreviated from ‘alternate reality’.
Source
Unholy Land