lunes, 6 de junio de 2011

Vampire Lexicon

  • Anarch: Rebel Kindred who reject the authority of the elders.
  • Antediluvians: One of the thirteen third generation Kindred. Grand childer of Cain. Each founded a clan.
  • Archons: Powerful Camarilla warriors charged with enforcing the Masquerade and the Traditions.
  • The Beast: The hateful drives that push a vampire to become a monster, The Frenzy
  • Blood Bond: A mystical rite binding the will of one Kindred to another.
  • Camarilla: Global Conclave of seven Clans and free Kindred. Created to enforce the Masquerade.
  • Cain: The first child of Adam and Eve. Thought to be the first murderer and first Vampire.
  • Cainite: A vampire, usually of great age.
  • Caitiff: Clanless Kindred.
  • Clan: A group of Vampires descended from a particular Antediluvian.
  • Elder: Old Vampire more than 300 years old.
  • Embrace: The bite. The process of making a human into a vampire.
  • Frenzy: The state of berserk bloodlust. The beast unleashed.
  • Gehenna: Kindred Armageddon. When the Antediluvians awake to consume their young.
  • Golconda: Kindred salvation, the vampire is freed of bloodlust and the urges of the Beast.
  • Inquisition: The war humans waged on vampires through the 13th to 15th centuries.
  • Justicars: Camarilla enforcers.
  • Jyhad: The games the Antediluvians Play. The expression in the Anarch War.
  • Kindred: Vampires
  • Kine: Mortals
  • Masquerade: The Effort to hide Kindred from the world of Mortals.
  • Methuselah: 4th or 5th Generation vampires, old enough to have met the progenitor of the line, 800 to 1000 years old.
  • Neonate: (Childe, Childer, Fledgling) Young vampire, recently embraced.
  • Prince: Vampire ruler of a City
  • Sabbat: Global organization of two clans and free kindred that grew out of the Anarch rebellion.
  • Sire: Parent and creator of a vampire. Used for both men and women.
From the book of Nod.

48 comentarios:

  1. great vampire definitions. didnt know there were this many distinctions

  2. A lot of these things are actually biblical words. Very cool, man!
    I bet Jesus was a vampire.

  3. Now I know what type of vampires to look out for!!!

  4. I think I need to re read the book of NOD especially in the coming days with the recent vampire activity

  5. I would might doubt it, but hey I follow :)

  6. That's a lot of information on vampires. Are you sure you're allowed to divulge this? :P

  7. i have the soundtrack to the game of this somewhere...

  8. A really good post. I love coming to this blog.

  9. this is from a rol game?
    im not a big fan of vampires, but this is interesting though

  10. Thanks for putting it in alphabetical order. :P

  11. "The Beast: The hateful drives that push a vampire to become a monster, The Frenzy"

    Heck yeah, I want to be that thing!

  12. I always thought Gehenna was just a boss in WOW, thanks for clarifying

  13. really cool, i like it when teh writers think it through like that!

  14. i'll give this a read and then slap twilight fans with real vampire knowledge +follow

  15. thanks for explaining this will make it easier to understand

  16. Wow, interesting, thanks for the share.

  17. Cain a vampire? so much makes sense now

  18. hmmmmmmmmm, maybe ill memorize a few of these a day and impress the shit out out of someone.

  19. i want a definition like that for my name

  20. Good explanations. The Beast sounds best!

  21. I feel so educated now! Great post!

  22. Malkavian have you played Vampire: Ethernal Struggle od Jihad the card game in WoD?

  23. i though there was just 1 ¨class/ distinction¨ : the Count von Count

  24. kine, appropriately, is another word for cattle.