Glossary

Glossary of People, Places and Things
Dragonborn Series


Click this link to open a Printer-Friendly Version of the Glossary.

Click the letter of the alphabet to jump to that section of the glossary.
(Only aqua color letters have entries.)

A | B | C | D | E | F | G | H | I | J | K | L | M
N | O | P | Q | R | S | T | U | V | W | X | Y | Z

Updated 03/12/20 15:30:14 CT
A
Aileene: Royal Dragon. The name means Giver of Life.
Albert Drake: Drake shapeshifter, married to Fiona Drake. Adoptive father of Alister. Member of the Inner Circle of Phillip and Beatrice.
Alister Drake: Dragon royalty. His adoptive parents are Albert and Fiona Drake.
Alister Rex: Royal Dragon and High King over all shapeshifters, Ruler of the Kingdom of Theria. See Alister Drake.
An'Ceann: The First, The One, the Creator.
Askari Kentauro: Centaur shapeshifter. Married to Shujaa Kentauro, father of Mkali Kentauro and Quartermaster to General Stavros Arktos.
Áthas: Royal Dragon. Daughter of Dóchas and Síocháin. Second High Queen of the Kingdom of Theria.

B
Bayak: Buffalo-like creature on the planet Claw.
Bernie (Bernadette) Einhorn: A Unicorn shapeshifter. Best friend of Alister and Shelley. Daughter of Fritz and Frieda Einhorn.
Buttle: Large town on the planet Claw.

C
Claw: Another planet/dimension, similar to Earth. Also referred to as Middle Earth.
Crown Prince Alister: See Alister Drake.

D
Dies: A magic spell that measures the passage of time.
Dimitri: Frost Giant shapeshifter. Oppressor of Theria. Former member of the Inner Circle of Phillip and Beatrice, whom he murdered.
Distook: Deer-like creature on the planet Claw.
Dóchas: See Milleadh. The name means Hope.
Draconia: See Eutheria. Lord Moss changed the name to Draconia when he ascended the throne after banishing his sister from the kingdom.

E
Eawish: A root vegetable on Claw that tastes like a cross between a radish and a potato, usually served by the locals as a mashed vegetable dish.

F
Fiona Drake: Drake shapeshifter, married to Albert Drake. Adoptive mother of Alister. Member of the Inner Circle of Phillip and Beatrice. Sister to Lord Moss.
Frieda Einhorn: A Unicorn shapeshifter. Expert in etiquette and diplomacy. Married to Fritz Einhorn. Mother of Bernie. Member of the Inner Circle of Phillip and Beatrice.
Fritz Einhorn: A Unicorn shapeshifter. Expert in etiquette and diplomacy. Married to Frieda Einhorn. Father of Bernie. Member of the Inner Circle of Phillip and Beatrice.

G
Gambon: An animal native to the Kingdom of Theria. A moose-like creature, but without antlers.
Garket: Native of Claw. Married to Tandy. Friends with Gustav.
General McIntyle: Elephant shapeshifter. General over the armies of the Kingdom of Eutheria.
Glacies Tempestas: A magic spell that creates an ice storm.
Governor Whitlock: Native of Claw. Legal ruler of Buttle.
Gustav Schliebe: Sphinx shapeshifter also known as The Historian for his role in the Inner Circle; expert on magic. Member of the Inner Circle of Phillip and Beatrice. Sixth grade teacher at the school attended by Alister, Bernie and Shelley, as well as being their mentor.

H
High Kingdom: Also known as the Kingdom of Theria. Location of the Royal Palace and seat of power for the High King.
High King/Queen: Ultimate ruler over all shifters on the planet of Theria. Rules from the Royal Palace High Kingdom, also known as the Kingdom of Theria.
The Historian: The position held by a member of the Inner Circle who is responsible for maintaining continuity between one ruler and the next. The Historian is the keeper of all historical information as well as knowledge and secrets that need to be passed to a new ruler. Gustav held this position for Phillip and Beatrice, and continues to serve in the role for Alister.

I
Inner Circle: Friends and Advisors of King Phillip and Queen Beatrice (or the current High King or High Queen).

J
Jeffrey: Tiger shapeshifter. Underling of Dimitri.

K
King Phillip: Royal Dragon shapeshifter and King of Theria. Deceased. Married to Beatrice. Father of Alister.
Kingdom of Theria: Corresponds to North America on Earth. Also known as the High Kingdom.
Kingdom of Eutheria: Corresponds to Great Britain and Europe on Earth. One of the seven shifter kingdoms on Theria. Sometimes referred to as Draconia.
Kingdom of Metaheria: Corresponds to South America on Earth. One of the seven seven kingdoms on Theria.
Kingdom of Sirenea: Corresponds to Asia on Earth. One of the seven shifter kingdoms on Theria.
Kingdom of Carnivoria: Corresponds to Africa on Earth. One of the seven shifter kingdoms on Theria.
Kingdom of Cetacea: Corresponds to Atlantis on Earth. One of the seven shifter kingdoms on Theria.
Kingdom of Marsupia: Corresponds to Australia on Earth. One of the seven shifter kingdoms on Theria.

L
Lady Bronwyn Moss: Manticore shapshifter (changed to a drake shapeshifter). Married to Lord James Moss.
Lord James Moss: Drake shapeshifter. Ruler of Eutheria (aka Draconia). Brother to Fiona Drake. Married to Lady Bronwyn.

M
The Magistrate: see Minos.
Middle Earth: Another planet/dimension, similar to Earth. Also referred to as Claw. Dubbed Middle Earth by Alister, Bernie and Shelley as a nod toward one of their favorite fantasy book series by J.R.R. Tolkein.
Milleadh: Royal Dragon. The original High King and the first of Alister's ancestors to call upon An'Ceann and follow his ways. Milleadh unified the seven shifter kingdoms under the rule of the High King and set up the High Kingdom of Theria. His name means Destruction. Married to Síocháin. An'Ceann changed his name to Dóchas, which means Hope after Milleadh decided to follow An'Ceann's ways.
Minos: Minotaur shapeshifter also referred to as The Magistrate. Originally a scientist from Theria, presumed dead due to a shipwreck. Oppressor of Buttle.
Miriam Arktos: A Grizzly Bear shapeshifter. Expert in battle and war. Married to Stavros Arktos. Mother of Shelley. Member of the Inner Circle.
Mkali Kentauro: Centaur shapeshifter. Eight-year-old daughter of Shujaa and Askari Kentauro.

P
Patefio: A magic spell that makes things open.

Q
Queen Beatrice: Royal dragon shapeshifter and Queen of Theria. Married to Phillip. Mother of Alister.

S
Sanos: A magic spell for healing.
Shelley (Sheldon) Arktos: A Grizzly Bear shapeshifter. Best friend of Alister and Bernie. Son of Stavros and Miriam Arktos.
Shujaa Kentauro: Centaur shapeshifter. Married to Askari Kentauro and mother of Mkali Kentauro.
Síocháin: Royal Dragon. The first High Queen. Her name means Hope. Married to Milleadh. Mother of Áthas.
Somnum: A magic spell for sleeping.
Sprìosh: Rat-like animals the size of cows found in Eutheria. Its meat is spicy.
Stavros Arktos: A Grizzly Bear shapeshifter. Expert in battle and war. Married to Miriam Arktos. Father of Shelley. Member of the Inner Circle Promoted to General by King Alister.

T
Tandy: Native of Claw. Married to Garket.
Theria: Another planet/dimension similar to Earth. Homeworld of all shapeshifters.
Thought Medallion: When worn around the neck, its magic helps the wearer understand any language being spoken by another being. Also helps them speak so what they're saying can be understood by the listener. Enables the wearer to remain clothed while transforming from human to their shifter form and back again, if they were wearing clothes to begin with.
Thought-speak: Shapeshifters' ability to communicate using thoughts rather than words if they cannot form words in their shifter form. Also known as thought-speech.
Thought-speech: Same as Thought-speak.
Turbine Ignis: A magic spell that creates a fire windstorm.

V
Via: A magic spell that tells the direction of travel, useful while flying.

W
Weston: Tiger shapeshifter. Former underling of Dimitri.
Wu: Tiger shapeshifter. Served Dimitri until the birth of Crown Prince Alister. Member of King Alister's Inner Circle.