Aldorus: The planet on which the Imperial government is located.

Ashetown: The richest district of Regalis. Also, the location of most Imperial government buildings.

Augustus: A royal family represented by a two-headed eagle.

Bettik: A Dyson sphere built by robots that serves as the Cyber Collectives home planet.

Cyber Collective: An independent, interstellar nation founded by robots.

Dahl: An ancient race dedicated to the accumulation of knowledge. Physically slight, they coincidently resemble elves of human folklore. Several sub-species of Dahl exist in Andromeda.

dy cybernetics: The largest manufacturer of robots in the Imperium. Founded by Dyson Yost.

Emperor’s Counsel: A group drawn from the Imperial Senate. Called archsenators, they act as a liaison between the Senate and the Emperor.

Fat Cat Casino: A large gambling house on Regalis run by Big G.

Five Families: The most powerful houses of the Imperial nobility. Direct descendants of the captains from the surviving sleeper ships.

Forgotten, The: Dahlvish term for any Dhal that’s been exiled from their society. The memory of their existence is psionically erased from all non-exiled Dahl.

Gnomi: A diminutive race, no more than two to three feet tall. Despairingly called tinks, the Gnomi are highly proficient with machines and electronics.

Gordian: A race of stubborn, boar-like humanoids with pig noses and tusks. Physically stocky, but shorter than the average human.

Gorgon: The largest warship in the Imperial Navy, commanded by Lord Rupert Tagus III.

Griefers, The: A street gang led by Kid Vicious.

Groen: A royal family represented by a cross bottony.

Hotspur: Pirate ship owned by Capt. Blixx.

Imperial Senate: The highest legislature of the Imperium, made up of both commoners and nobles.

Imperium: A empire founded, and largely controlled, by humans.

Magna: A races of green-skinned humanoids with devil or ram-like horns. Larger and more physically muscular than an average human.

Magna Supremacy: A major interstellar power at odds with the Imperium.

Middleton: A district of Regalis inhabited by large businesses and, in general, middle-class neighborhoods.

MoFoCo: A disreputable mega-corporation specializing in products of questionable quality.

Montros: A royal family represented by a rose.

Naiad: The “user interface” for the Pool of Memory.

Nobles: The nobles of the Imperium are families directly descended from the crews of the sleeper ship. The most powerful of these are called the Five Families. Also called the aristocracy.

Pool of Memory: A liquid computer in which the collected knowledge of the Dahl is stored.

Prill: A remote planet covered in thick jungles.

Psionics: Special mental abilities common among Dahl and related sub-species. Also called Mind Magic.

Rattenbury: Freighter owned by Capt. Hitch.

Red Lotus: A criminal organization run entirely by women, specializing in extortion and prostitution.

Regalis: Capital and seat of government of the Imperium, located on Aldorus.

Revenna: A planet of lush forests owned mostly by the Montros family.

Robot Freedom League (RFL): An activist group within the Imperium with the sole purpose of freeing robots from servitude.

Sadira Flowers: A neighborhood flower shop in Regalis that serves as a front for Red Lotus.

Si-Sawat: A crime syndicate made up of Tikarin and led by Big G.

Sleeper Ship: One of seven colony ships launched from Earth for the Andromeda Galaxy. Only five were known to have survived the journey.

SorcererStarship owned by Warlock Industries, often used by Oscar Skarlander.

StarlingA starship owned by Magnus Black.

Steppenwolf: Freighter owned by Capt. Ramsey.

Tagus: A royal family represented by a lion.

Tikarin: A feline race slightly smaller than an average human.

Veber: A royal family represented by a scallop shell.

Wanderer: Freighter owned by Capt. Ramus.

Warlock Industries: A mega-corporation operating throughout the Imperium, specializing in military hardware, advanced technology, and genetic experimentation.

West End: A district of Regalis in which the poorest of the city live.