General Lore Glossary
Someone asked for this so…here’s a glossary of some lore bits in case you were curious!! I only included some basic stuff, feel free to look at it or skip. Let me know if there are any other details you'd like me to include/explain!
[ The Hunter’s Association ]
An international union of hunters. Consists of different factions that overlook different geographical locations and also the Greater Board that manages specific hunter-related laws.
Aside from the Greater Board, factions include:
- The New United Merriva Sector (the NUM)
- The Round Table Union (the RTU)
- The Sanlongyan
- other lesser-known, unmentioned factions exist as well
[ The Department of Anti-Supernatural Research (the DASR) ]
A subsidiary of the NUM that researches and develops anti-supernatural technology. Is credited with inventing and distributing many hunter-tech staples of the modern world. However, rumor has it that their advanced technology is in part attributed to inhumane practices.
[ Hunter’s Positions ]
Sentinel – Very defensive role, expected to hold down a position and have low mobility. Expected to take on the medic role in a team. Some sentinels specialize more in defense, others specialize more in healing.
Paladin – The ‘warrior’ of the team. The main firepower of a team, either deals in close-range or mid-range battles. An offensive role that doesn’t specialize in defense.
Vanguard – As the name suggests, the front line of attack/defense against an enemy. Expected to control the enemy and provide openings for teammates to execute operations.
Scout – Generally favoring mid to long-range combat, originally scouts were tasked with scouting sites and hunting down hotspots and target locations. However, over the years, scouts have often filled in the role of ranged-combat specialist. Some scouts are better at scouting, while others fill a sniper-like niche in the team.
Exorcist – A specialist that deals with a specific type of supernatural creature. Generally demons/spirits/ghosts.
[ The Edelstein Barrier ]
The Edelstein Barrier is a dimensional barrier that helps prevent and/or slow down higher beings from entering the mortal realm. The barrier is maintained by 4 major Edelstein Pillars that are situated across the world.
[ Demon Types ]
There are 3 main types of demons and they are as followed:
[ Demon Ranks ]
Demon ranks are separated into two main groups (lesser and higher) and each having its own subdivisions. Higher demons are also higher beings, while lesser demons are not.
[ Higher Beings ]
Higher beings are characterized by having a true third eye and a true halo. Here’s a list of higher beings seen in the story:
- Higher demons
- Noble bloods
[ Saints ]
Saints are people granted power from an angel. Each saint has their own unique power and possesses holy energy. Saints are not true higher beings, but they are granted powers of a higher being and therefore have false halos.