Glossary

Glossary of People, Places and Things
Dragonborn Series


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Updated 06/20/20 22:34:15 CT
A
Aileene: Royal Dragon. The name means Giver of Life. (Future mate of Alister.)
Albert Drake: Drake shapeshifter, married to Fiona Drake. Adoptive father of Alister. Member of the Inner Circle of Phillip and Beatrice.
Alex Farrel: Coyote shifter, CEO of Rex Industries on Earth and a member of the Tionchar.
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. (Future mate of Aileene.)
An'Ceann: The First, The One, The Creator.
Andy: Leprechaun shifter and member of the Tionchar on Earth.
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. Knight in the King's service.
Buttle: Large town on the planet Claw.

C
Claw: Another planet/dimension, similar to Earth. Also referred to as Middle Earth.
Clovella: A dryad shifter, guardian of the woods on Earth.
Colette: A cockatrice shifter and a member of the Tionchar on Earth.

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.
Dr. Brent: See Phillip Brent.
Draconia: See Eutheria. Lord Moss changed the name to Draconia when he ascended the throne after banishing his sister from the kingdom.
Dyosonus: One of five dimensions, similar to Earth, with Tionchar operatives assigned to monitor the planet.

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
Fair Folk: A race of elves on Theria.
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.
Grebalar: One of five dimensions, similar to Earth, with Tionchar operatives assigned to monitor the planet.
Gunter: A koboid shifter and member of the Tionchar, stationed on Earth.
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.
Hillaes: A powerful sorcerous on Middle Earth, sister of Garket
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.
Hominum Primus: The organization created by Neil Paterson intent on putting humans first and eradicating all paranormal and alien life on Earth.
Hunt: Commander of the Beta Team, works for Neil Paterson.

I
Inner Circle: Friends and Advisors of King Phillip and Queen Beatrice (or the current High King or High Queen).
Isabella: Fox shifter and member of the Tionchar, assigned to Earth.

J
Jason: Sasquatch shifter. Helping Alister in his rescue attempt on Earth. Worked for Josef Schoals in the past.
Jeffrey: Tiger shapeshifter. Underling of Dimitri.
Josef Shoals: A gargoyle shifter who closely resembles Dwayne Johnson (the Rock) and works as the Rock's stunt double. Member of the Tionchar and formerly head of Rex Industries on Earth.

K
King Guimart: Royal Dragon, King Phillip's father.
King Phillip: Royal Dragon shapeshifter and King of Theria. Deceased. Married to Beatrice. Father of Alister.
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 Eutheria: Corresponds to Great Britain and Europe on Earth. One of the seven shifter kingdoms on Theria. Sometimes referred to as Draconia.
Kingdom of Marsupia: Corresponds to Australia on Earth. One of the seven shifter kingdoms on Theria.
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.

L
Kingdom of Theria: Corresponds to North America on Earth. Also known as the High Kingdom.
Lady Baolong: A Long Dragon shifter, Ruler of Sirena.
Lady Bronwyn Moss:
Lady Lynx: Panther shifter. Ruler of Metatheria.
Lady Malonne: See Malonne Farhana.
Lady Zhaleh: Mermaid shifter, Ruler of Cetacea.
Liam: Barghest shifter and member of the Tionchar.
Lilly Nasir: Griffin shifter, mated to Phanes and member of the Tionchar.
Lord Carmanor: Lion shifter and Ruler of Carnivoria.
Lord Elandorr: Elf. Ruler of Carnivoria and mated to Lady Malonne. Foster father to Queen Beatrice.
Lord James Moss: Drake shapeshifter. Ruler of Eutheria (aka Draconia). Brother to Fiona Drake. Married to Lady Bronwyn.
Lucas: Kelpie shifter and member of the Tionchar.

M
The Magistrate: See Minos.
Malonne Farhana: Elf shifter, Queen of Marsupia, foster mother of Queen Beatrice.
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.

N
Neil Paterson: A human on Earth, head of Paterson Munitions and the secret orginazation Hominum Primus. Paterson hates aliens and is convinced they are taking over the planet. Son of Edward and Victoria Paterson (deceased).

P
Patefio: A magic spell that makes things open.
Phanes Nasir: Griffin shifter, mated to Lilly. Member of the Tionchar.
Phillip Brent: Head of Neil Paterson's research facility in New York. Studies the phenomenon of dimensional gates.
Pippa: Banshee shifter and a member of the Tionchar.

Q
Queen Beatrice: Royal dragon shapeshifter and Queen of Theria. Married to Phillip. Mother of Alister.
Queen Tiffonia: Royal Dragon, mated to King Guimart and is King Phillip's father.

R
Relevium: A spell that takes away pain.
Robert: Ogre shifter, works for Josef.

S
Saeclum: A mapping spell used to create a global map so Alister can locate other shifters.
Sanos: A magic spell for healing.
Scott: Leopard shifter, works for Josef.
Shelley (Sheldon) Arktos: A Grizzly Bear shapeshifter. Best friend of Alister and Bernie. Son of Stavros and Miriam Arktos. Knight in the King's service.
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.
Sophia: Anemoi shifter, member of the Tionchar.
Somnum: A magic spell for sleeping.
Spheara: A magic spell that creates an invisible, impenatrable shield.
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.
Steve: A manaia shifter (giant eagle). Works for Josef

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.
Tionchar: An elite group of shifters who work for the Crown as secret operatives in several dimensions, including Earth. Tionchar means influence, effect, impact and strength.
Tobias: Wolf shifter and member of the Tionchar.
Todd: Tiger shifter, bus driver who works for Josef.
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
Wayne Bruce: Gargoyle shifter, member of the Tionchar, stationed on Earth. Works as a technician for Dr. Brent.
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.

Y
Yukio: Kitsune shifter and member of the Tiochar.