|This vehicle is used by Iria and Gren and has the capability of space slight as well as atmospheric flight. It is also known as as mini-com.
|These suits are K-11 Armored Suits. They are basically tanks on legs and are very slow. They provide the drivers protection against Boomers due to their armor.
|A legendary clan from Japan whose blood can put the Arigami to sleep. Momiji is a descendant of this clan.
|A timespace fifteen years in the future where everyone has been transformed by an incident into quantum beings.
|A printing with larger print, for people that have difficulty seeing the smaller print in most books.
|A "page" of a book. This refers to the sheet of paper that the pages are printed on and therefore a leaf usually contains to pages of written text.
|One of the Twelve Colonies
|Lewis Carroll Shelf Award
|This award was given annually until 1979 for titles that had similar qualities to Alice in Wonderland. This award is longer given.
|Light Finding Operation - LFO's are alien skeletons excavated from the Scub Coral. Military LFO's are called Kraft Light Fighter (KLF).
|One of the Twelve Colonies
|An empathic ability which enables a person to link with a robot's core unit. The level of sympathy varies with the person and controls the ability to make the robot maneuver.
|The use of a ref board to ride the Trapar waves to glide in the air.
|Limit of Questions
|The theory that too many life forms existing in a small place will cause reality to collapse.
|Books published in limited quantities, usually limited to around a thousand and typically signed by the author. These books are usually available for purchase directly through the publisher and are not normally available in bookstores.
|A coil pair in which a line is shown through the perforations. A guide line pair has deliberate lines in the plate and are generally very clear. A joint line pair is caused from the seam in the cylindrical plate when printing and are less distinct.
|Library of Congress
|Locus Poll Winners
|This is a poll conducted annually of the readers of "Locus Magazine". The genres recommended are science fiction, fantasy, and horror. The poll is issued in February and the results are published in the summer.
|MPAA Rating: Suggested for Mature Audiences. Parental Discretion Advised. Used from 1968 to 1970.
|The madouradin is a very powerful ground assualt weapon. A single blast can level several city blocks at once.
|Manga is the term for comic books in Japanese. These comics are generally more varied in subject matter than the "Super Hero" types found in the US.
|The home planet of Jinto Lin. This is one of the last planets taken by the Human Empire Abh before war broke out.
|The most common paperback book usually smaller than trade paperbacks and hardcover versions.
|This is the prevelent religion and the church tha issued the prophecy against the Scrapped Princess. The peacemakers work for the chuch of Mauser.
|Mecha is a Japanese word for large robot.
|This is my term for a stamp series that spans many years and many variations. More a like a theme than a series, such as Love or Statehood stamps.
|A stamp that is in the same condition as it was when first printed. This means, among other things, that it has never been hinged and has all of it gum.
|This is a truck that can house the hardsuits and provide battery power and a means to discreetly move them for long range missions.
|Mobile transsemblers are used to transmit very large objects when a stationary transembler can not be used.
|Model Train Scales
|The scale of the model train type as related to the original size from which it was modelled.
|O Scale - 1:48 scale
|HO scale - 1:87 scale
|N scale - 1:160 scale
|Z scale - 1:220 scale
|T scale - 1:450 scale
|This is a motorcycle-like vehicle used by Priss. It can transform and connect to her hardsuit for added hardware and weaponry.
|The Motion Picture Association of America.
|Myce is the Administration capital. It is also the home planet of Iria and Gren. The Tedan Tippedai Corporation maintains its headquarters on Myce.
|The name that the inhabitants of Gaea have given to the Earth which can be seen along with the Moon in the skies.
|MPAA Rating: No One 17 and Under Admitted. Started in 1990 and replaced the X rating for movies that are not-necessarily pornographic.
|The Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America established the Nebula Award in 1965. The members nominate their personal favorites and then select the best book. Awards are given out in four categories. One of the first winners of the Nebula Award was Dune by Frank Herbert in 1965.
|Original Video Animation. See OVA.
|Japanese term for "good morning".
|A souvenir or present that someone would get upon returning from a trip.
|An onsen is a Japanese sento (public bath) fed by natural hot spring water.
|Otaku is someone who is fanatical about anime or manga and are obsessed with it. Some people find this term to be offensive.
|Original Video Animation. These are animated videos / laser disks / DVD's that are released straight to the public without ever being broadcast or shown in theatres. This is sometimes also abbreviated OAV.
|Printing on a stamp that was not part of the original design. Overprints may occur when there is not enough time to print new stamps for whatever purpose the stamp is needed. In these cases existing stamps are overstamped. Precancelled stamps are also an example of an overprint.
|A full sheet of stamps.
|Books in paper (or soft) covers mostly printed since the 1930's.
|An agent of Mauser. These being are AI units that have the ability to control humans and are set to over see them. They have a human form as well as divine retribution forms, one of which cannot be used within the atmosphere.
|The small holes punched between stamps that allows them to be separated easily. Perforations come in styles and in differing widths and may vary even for the same stamp design.
|MPAA Rating: Paretnal Guidance Suggested (Some Matarial May Not Be Suitable for Children). Replaced the GP rating.
|MPAA Rating: Parents Strongly Cautioned (Some Material May Be Inappropriate for Children Under 13). Started in 1984 and was used for movies stronger that PG but not as strong as an R rating.
|The hobby of stamp collecting and the study of stamps.
|This award was established 1985 and is awarded annually to a book published in English and twenty years ago. It is for books that did not receive a
major award at the original publication time.