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Re: Thoughts about Wordsmithonia

Krista,

 

Please, please stop feeling badly about this, there is nothing to feel badly about. It has not ruined anything, and there is no need to have your post removed. You haven't done anything!  It's all harmless fun.

 

I was just trying to explain my feelings about these characters, how I saw them in this Kingdom.  We all see things differently, that's what makes the world go around.  I'm not the one running this show, I'm just the one who started it.  If you want to introduce them as dark characters, I just may  be the one who turns them on their heads in the froggy bog! Ha!  Don't worry, please.  I'm really sorry if my thoughts caused you to be concerned about this.  You're a nice person, you didn't cause any harm!  Please don't give it another thought!

 

See, I'm on my knees! :smileyvery-happy:

Kathy


carmen22 wrote:

Kathy,

 

  I am sorry I have put villians in your story I don't want to cause any controversy or upset anyone. It was just Harmless fun like I stated earlier so I hope that I haven't ruined yours or anyone elses fun. I don't know how or even if I can delete it so sorry but if I could I would take the Dark Characters out for you.  So for any one who does not like Dark Characters please skip over my photos you don't have to click on them. I meant no Harm honestly.

 

Krista


KathyS wrote:

Dara,

 

I was thinking about what you've just said.  I too, look forward to reading these little vignettes.  Here's a few of those thoughts of mine:

 

It's fun to make them twist and turn, with everyone's voices added.  But the key to not making this story too complicated, or complex, is by not adding too much, too soon, into the story.. 

 

You have to feel each of these existing subjects, characters, and players, get to know what they're saying to you.... but I know everyone wants to add their own voice/twists in as fast as they can, as soon as they come onto the board.  But you can't, or it will get disorganized, as it is now showing stress. 

 

You have to restrain fast changes, and keep playing off of each other's piece/storyline, longer. Only add one character or storyline at a time, and then try to expand it.  Whether it be a dragon, or a fairy, or whatever the creature, or subject, or disaster at hand...stay with it until you understand it's purpose in the story, and when the story starts to see an end, someone pick it up and give a new dimension to to it, to bounce off of. 

 

I'm not saying it always works, having so many people involved, but it should make it interesting and fun, to try and stretch someone else's imagination.  It's like playing ball:  If someone throws it to you, you run with it, then toss it to someone else when you think you're going to go down.

 

If you were to read this as a book, you want the reader to understand each and every situation, before taking them forward, too fast.  These little scenarios are conversational, which would take a lot of editing to put them together well enough, to create an actual story from them.  As I said, they're vignettes, or products that create simply a soap opera kind of effect.  As it stands now, it's full of holes that need to be filled before making it into a readable story.  It reminds me of a pot full of stew.  Can you taste each ingredient and spice?  If you can, it's good. You want each one to stand out, but when mixed together, you want it to become one flavor; the whole of the novel.  If you're the reader, you don't want to struggle, working too hard to put it together, and then trying to keep it together is painful. 

 

My original feel for it, for this story, was to keep it funny.  Keep it Goofy, as it were.  Keep it obsurd, unreal.   If your character/subject is too real,  or dark,  or creepy, the story will no long stay lighthearted.  This is what I was ultimately trying to get at.  If you start introducing dark characters, you're going to have to figure out a way to give them a light spirit.  Make them fun to hate, and get rid of, without killing them off, or being brutal in how they're treated.  They can't be too mean and scary.  It's okay to have an antagonist in a story, it's actually great, but you definitely have to make it work.


Dreamer4ever wrote:

Kathy,

 

I think that this was a great idea, in the first place, and I appreciate the creativity it took in order to start this. I think that in a way you've started a new story--could be a book--that many people here are contributing to. It's constructive and imaginative and I think that everyone else will agree with me when I say that it's one of those things that we look forward to when we come here to B&N. 

 

I see what you're saying about this becoming out of control, because I'm already struggling to remember who everyone is and all these scenarios and such. It's funny though, to read everything and see what our minds have created in relation to "Wordsmithonia." It's an ongoing story and is much like the real world--just add in some dragons and elves and Goofy.

 

The creepy stuff is kind of cool, in my opinion. But I really think that's because that's not the way real evil in the real world looks like. It's...different.....like maybe scarier, but less brutal. I don't know how I'm getting that from the pictures, but that's what keeps going through my head. I respect what you feel on the subject, though. Thank you for telling us.

 

And I am glad that you created Wordsmithonia! Such fun everyone's had with it!

 

Dara

 


KathyS wrote:

Krista,

 

I'm going out of character for the moment.  You don't need to apologize to me.  I went into character, with you, to voice my opinion of these new additions you offered, to the Wordsmithonia realm.

 

I'm really not in control over this, or any other section of these boards,  so you and others can use it any way that you wish, of course, as long as it stays safe and clean, and respectful, as I know you and everyone have kept it so far. 

 

I only introduced this so called Kingdom to the community room, just for a lark.  Something fun to play with, but  I never expected it to grow in the way that it has, and trying to keep every character, and person or thing straight in our minds, has given way to Ryan having to create a lengthy glossary for everyone.  Introducing more and more, of course is really up to the majority of players in this scenario.  I don't know how everyone feels about this, and it may not be the problem that I see.   But, this is not a board we have, it's just a thread, and it can become so convoluted and congested with scenarios and players, that it will become  lengthy and out of control.

 

I'm honestly not into fantasy, as it becomes paranormal, or demonistic, or other related darksides.  It's not my interest in literature, but I know it now incorporates a large part of the readers, here on these clubs.  I grew up on the old vampire and zombie movies.  They scared me, but I loved them.  But I'm now probably one of the oldest members, both in age and longevity on B&N, and I honestly have an aversion to the horror, and blood thirsty evil driven violence involved in a lot of these fantasies of today.   Even the dark pictures give me the creeps.  I'm just saying this to tell you who I am, and to voice my opinions, with no disrespect towards you.   I respect everyone who has contributed to this strange board thread, so far. 

 

Anyway, just my thoughts about these subjects. If anyone would like to say something to this subject, you are all welcome.

 

Have fun with whatever you do!

 

Kathy

 

 


 


 


 


 

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Re: Thoughts about Wordsmithonia

Thanks guys no Harm no foul!!! 

 

I'm not upset at all either I don't like for the villians to win so you are more than welcome to kick them in the butt LOL!! Lets just go back to Smurfs in the garden, trolls in the Kitchen, and beautiful fairys and dragons flying around LOL!!! Which brings to mind Ryan I think these pesty Trolls are really tearing through your food you might want to send someone to get them feed and out of here before you can't see the floor anymore LOL!!!

 

Krista also know as Lady Carmen

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Glossary for the Kingdom of Wordsmithonia Volume 8

Alia Atreides  ---  The youngest Mother Superior of the Zoterim Priestesses since the founding of the order.  She is also the strongest in power and some claim she is the daughter of Isis herself.  Picture of Alia Atreides 

 

Bridge Troll  ---  Seperate species of Troll that only lives underneath bridges.  They are fairly few in number due to their specialized habitats.  They are know for the tickling feet of pedestrians and eating the occasional billy goat.  Additional Picture of a Bridge Troll

 

Gnome  ---  Sentient race living within the woodlands of Wordsmithonia.  They tend to like the areas sparsley populated by humans like the Wilderness.  They are great caretakers of thier habitats and go out of the way to protect the creatures in their territory.  They do not have a a constant represetative at court but they do send one at least once a month.  Picture of a Gnome 

 

GNORME  ---  Supposed leader of the Trollys that have been spotted in Wordsmithonia.  Not clear wether this is his name, title, or some other conotation.  He is the only green Trolly to have been spotted in the realm.  Picture of GNORME

 

Goljula  ---   Minor spirit based entity that is a favorite of Wicked Witches.  They are regularly employed to wreck havoc on individuals of noble nature who are partaking in a Quest of some importance.  They are know to possess these people are cause them to do many odd things in an attempt to sabotage the quest.  Picture of a Goljula

 

Jerry  ---  Mouse living within the Royal Palace.  Picture of Jerry 

 

Nynaeve al'Meara  ---  One of the strongest Zoterim Priestesses to be seen in years.  She is very adept at casting out possessing spirits and healing the damage left behind.  Picture of Nynaeve al'Meara

 

Sea of Storms  ---  Sea seperating Wordsmithonia from Trollebotten.  Named for the violent storms that sweep across the entire sea but never seem to reach land.   Picture of the Sea of Storms

 

St. Barnesian  ---  Patron Saint of learning and scholars.  Picture of St. Barnesian 

 

St. Tolkien  ---  Patron Saint of medecine and doctors.  Picture of St. Tolkien 

 

St. Tolkien Magical Healing Clinic  ---  Well respected healing center located in the Wilderness village of Barking.  Picture of St. Tolkien Magical Healing Clinic 

 

Tom (The Cat)  ---  Favorite feline companion to Dowager Queen Kathy.  Picture of Tom  

 

Trollebotten  ---  Island homeland of the Trollys found to the North of Wordsmithonia.  The two lands are seperated by the Sea of Storms. At the narrowest point of the Sea the Trollebotten is visable from our shores. Little is know about this land due to the fact that every attempt to reach the island nation is thrawted by sudden and violent storms that suddenly appear every time a attempt is made to launch a ship from our Realm.  They have had no offical contact with the court other than to say they will try to keep their people out of our realm as long as we leave them alone.  This for the most part seems to have worked in the past but recently several Trollys have been spotted within the realm.  Picture of Trollebotten taken from our coastline

 

Troll  ---  Sentient creature living within the kingdom of Wordsmithonia.  Little is know of their actual numbers due to the fact that they have little contact with those outside their species.  The rarely send a representative to court.  They do seem to be slightly more intelligent than the Ogres.  Picture of a Troll 

 

Trolly  ---  Odd sentient race that seems to be a genetic hybrid of Gnome and Troll.  Little is known about this race other than that they are great tricksters and seem to delight in mischief.  As of right now they do not seem to be violent or overly malicious.  So far we have determined 4 distinct racial types though they are all under 3 feet tall.  There is no know meaning behind the color of their hides other than the one green Trolly we have identified, GNORME, seems to be the leader of the few Trollys spotted in the kingdom.

Blue Trolly     Purple Trolly     Yellow Trolly  For a picture of a green trolly see entry for GNORME

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Re: Glossary for the Kingdom of Wordsmithonia Volume 8

Dear Sire Ryan,

 

When you previously posted the Portraits of the Nobles of this Realm, I realized that I had not had a New One painted for Many Years, and was quite young then.  As a result, I have had a New Portrait commissioned especially for the Wordsmithonia Portrait Gallery, and I hereby tender it for Your Majesty's pleasure:

 

Dame Dulcinea

 

Obeisantly Yours,

Dame Dulcinea

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Re: Glossary for the Kingdom of Wordsmithonia Volume 8

Dame Dulcinea,

 

While you are indeed free to update your portrait selection, I must tell you that neither truly does you justice.  For no portrait or picture can capture your beauty, intelligence, and style.  You are the gem of rhe realm and you gladden us by your presence.

 

By My Own Hand,

 

King Ryan the Bibliophile of Wordsmithonia

 

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Re: Glossary for the Kingdom of Wordsmithonia Volume 8

Sire, thou makest me blush!!!
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Glossary for the Kingdom of Wordsmithonia Volume 9

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Aidan, Prince  ---  Adopted son of King Ryan.   Picture of Prince Aidan 

 

Arachnophobia  ---  Fear of spiders.  Affliction shared by Dowager Queen Kathy.

 

Bakteriumok Virus  ---  Nefarious computer virus designed by Wilhemina Hortense.  Since it is a computer virus no picture can be taken of it. 

 

Bambi  ---  Enchanted talking deer that is employed by Jord, The Earth Elemental as a messanger.  Picture of Bambi 

 

Bones  ---  Head researcher at the National Institue for Misshapen Skeletons.  Picture of Bones 

 

Broomhildaguard  ---  Royal Palace guard.  She is overly protective of Dowager Queen Kathy.  Picture of Broomhildaguard 

 

Caesar Chavez  ---  Former Enviornmental Advisor to the Royal Council.  Was a specialist in vegetable species.  Disappeared a few years ago, has not been seen since.  Picture of Caesar Chavez 

 

Clementine   ---  Chambermaid to Dowager Queen Kathy.  Picture of Clementine

 

Cooky Carrot Top  ---  Former head pastry chef to the Royal Family.  Met a mysterious fate in the dungeons of the Royal Palace.   Picture of Cooky Carrot Top

 

Crazy Ludwig of Heidelberg Castle  --- Unfortunate Noble who ran afoul of the Witches of Eastwickdom.  They placed a curse on him to where he could only eat green gummy worms and only drink orange koolaid.  He was able to sustain life in this manner for only a short period of time.  He passed away after only 83 days of this monstrous diet.  Picture of Crazy Ludwig of Heidelberg Castle 

 

Cyndi  ---  Teenage citizen of Wordsmithonia.  Picture of Cyndi 

 

Dr. Jekyll  ---  Formerly the Magical Psychiatrist to the Royal Family.  He was last put into service to mind swipe the memory of a young Princess Deb after she was locked in the dungeon accidently by her younger brother, then Prince Ryan.  He later left the Kingdom among a cloud of scandal involving his assistant Mr. Hyde, a donkeye, and a feather duster.  It was later discovered that the mind swipe perfomed on Princess Deb did not accomplish the origional goals.  Picture of Dr. Jekyll 

 

George  ---  Teenage citizen of Wordsmithonia  Picture of George 

 

Gertrude  ---  One of Princess Deb's personal maids.  Picture of Gertrude

 

Heidelberg Castle  ---  Only the ruins remain of this once majestic castle.  It has been uninhabited since the early demise of Crazy Ludwig.  It is now rumored to be haunted by enchanted gummy worms that will latch onto anyone who dares to enter the ruins.  Picture of the Ruins of Heidelberg Castle

 

Khan  ---  Enchanted feline that was rescued by Dame Dulcinea from the dungeons of the Royal Palace.  Picture of Khan 

 

Kharma Chameleon  ---  Magical creature that lives in the woodlands.  It will change color depending on the moods of those around it.  Picture of a Kharma Chameleon 

 

Mary Poppins  ---  Nanny to Prince Aidan.  Picture of Mary Poppins 

 

Miss Marple  ---  Long term friend of Dowager Queen Kathy.  She is rather well known for her skills of observation.  Picture of Miss Marple

 

Monkeyes Eyebrow  ---  Village in the Wilderness.  Picture of Monkeyes Eyebrow 

 

Moscar Demons  ---  Diabolical unintelligent race of demons dwelling in the Swamps of Mishugoss.  Picture of a Moscar Demon 

 

Mr. Copperpenny-of-Historical Things  ---  Royal Historian of the Kingdom of Wordsmithonia  Picture of Mr. Copperpenny-of-Historical Things

 

Mr. Hyde  ---  Assistant to Dr. Jekyll.  Left the Kingdom with Dr. Jekyll when the scandal broke.  Picture of Mr. Hyde 

 

National Institute for Misshapen Skeletons  ---  One of many scientific institutions in the Kingdom of Wordsmithonia.  Goes by the acronym NIFMS for short.  Picture of NIFMS

 

Nightingale's Eye  ---  Magical Orb that summons Nymphs.  Currently in the care of Lady Suzi.  Picture of Nightingale's Eye

 

Romeo  ---  Enchanted feline that was rescued by Dame Dulcinea from the dungeons of the Royal Palace.  Picture of Romeo

 

Royal Geek Squad  ---  Group of computer technicians employed by the Royal Family and other Nobles.  Picture of the Royal Geek Squad 

 

Swamps of Mishugoss  ---  Dark and dismall swamp in the Wilderness region.  Picture of the Swamps of Mishugoss 

 

Theah  ---  House wizard in the employ of Lady Melhay.  Picture of Theah 

 

Wiggly  ---  Enchanted centipded currently in the possesion of Lady Raven.  Picture of Wiggly 

 

Witches of Eastwickdom  ---  Coven of evil witches that gained access to the dungeons in the Royal Palace.  They used many of the forgotten, secret rooms to conduct some of their more heinous acts of malice magic.  Picture of the Witches of Eastwickdom

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Usefullness

You know even if I'm the only one, I am finding this whole thing rather usefull to keep track of everything.  I keep on having to look up certain names.
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King Ryan,

 

   I just wanted to bring to your attention that you are forgetting about some of our new members.  The 3 dryads, 2 nymphs, and 2 Elves who are now permanent ambassadors of the Royal Palace. I do hope one of the elves is the HOTT elf from Lord of the Rings (I would love to run into him by accident lol)!!

 

 

Lady Carmen

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Lady Carmen,

 

I regret to inform you that in fact I have not fogeot about them for they have  not arrived as of yet.  They should be arriving within the next few days however.  I would assume that both you and Lady Melhay will be around to chaperone our new arrivals and make sure they are as comfortable as possible.   I would also like to point out that you forgot about the 4 gnomes that will be arriving as well.

 

By My Own Hand,

 

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Ryan_G wrote:

Lady Carmen,

 

I regret to inform you that in fact I have not fogeot about them for they have  not arrived as of yet.  They should be arriving within the next few days however.  I would assume that both you and Lady Melhay will be around to chaperone our new arrivals and make sure they are as comfortable as possible.   I would also like to point out that you forgot about the 4 gnomes that will be arriving as well.

 

By My Own Hand,

 

King Ryan the Bibliophile of Wordsmithonia


 

Oooohhhh, my bad!!Well I hope they will be here soon, I am dying of excitement, and I would be more than happy to Chaperone our new arrivals!! And how could I forget the 4 gnomes (sorry gnomes)!!!

 

Carmen

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My Dear King Ryan,

 

Indeed Romeo and Khan are more Enchanted than even I had Imagined.  I had not Realized that they appear in Different Forms to others.  To me, Romeo has always appeared like this, and Khan like this!

 

Dame Dulcinea

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My goodness gracious!  I didn't realize your language was so complex!  I must carry this guide in my reticule at all times!  I do hope I haven't made any linguistic gaffes thus far!

 

 

Most floriferously,

 

Her Royal Pollenness, Queen Mother Bee of Gardenclubonia, Gnominal Ruler of the Gnomes, and The Baroness Barnesandnobilia 

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Re: Glossary for The Kingdom of Wordsmithonia

You've made me so nostalgic!  Who could forget those masterful classics:

 

The Turn of the Wordsmith

 

Tess of the d'Urberwordsmithonias

 

This Side of Wordsmithonia

 

A Tale of Two Wordsmithonias

 

Return of the Wordsmithonian

 

A Portrait of the Artist as a Wordsmithonian

 

The Mayor of Wordsmithonia

 

The Last of the Wordsmithonians

 

Jude the Wordsmithonian

 

The Importance of Being Wordsmithonian

 

And so many, many more!

 

 

Regards,

 

Pollenasia, Queen Mother Bee of Gardenclubonia, Gnominal Ruler of the Gnomes, and The Baroness Barnesandnobilia 

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Re: Glossary for The Kingdom of Wordsmithonia


becke_davis wrote:

My goodness gracious!  I didn't realize your language was so complex!  I must carry this guide in my reticule at all times!  I do hope I haven't made any linguistic gaffes thus far!

 

 

Most floriferously,

 

Her Royal Pollenness, Queen Mother Bee of Gardenclubonia, Gnominal Ruler of the Gnomes, and The Baroness Barnesandnobilia 


My dear, B--,

 

I have neglected to up-date you on the 9 volumes of our extensive glossary that my dear son, King Ryan, has taken upon himself to create for the Realm of Wordsmithonia.  It is nearing 17 books, in length, and even I need our Kingdom's Incredible Librarian, Mr. Limpet, to keep me abreast!  Unfortunately, lately, he has been off swimming in the newly constructed fish pond.  As soon as he returns, I will have him instruct you on these glossarial volumes.

 

 

Yours, 

QM Kathy

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Oh, I would love to meet your Mr. Limpet!  I have some concerns about my koi pond, he sounds like just the person I need to see!
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Glossary for the Kingdom of Wordsmithonia Volume 10

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Agatha Christie  ---  Long time friend of both Hercule Poirot and Miss Marple.  Respected novelist and writer.  Picture of Agatha Christie 

 

Autobond Carrier Pigeon-Toed Service  ---  Courier service in the Kingdom of Wordsmithonia.   Picture of One of the Couriers

 

Barnesandnobilia  ---  Barony in the Kingdom of Gardenclubonia.  Picture of the Barnesandnobilia Castle 

 

Bindweed Falls  ---  Waterfalls flowing into the Kudzumazon River.  Picture of Bindweed Falls 

 

Billy Shakespeare  ---  Former beau of Princess Deb.  Great poet and playwright.  Picture of Billy Shakespeare 

 

Camareiro Kameprepa  ---  Chamberlain of the Royal Palace of Wordsmithonia.  Picture of Camareiro Kameprepa 

 

Chilton  ---  Mysterious stranger met by Lady Suzi in the dungeons of the Royal Palace.  May also go by the name of Dunwich.  Picture of Chilton

 

Cinderella, Lady  ---  Court Noble in the Kingdom of Wordsmithonia.  Picture of Cinderella 

 

Donald Trump, Lord  ---  Court Noble in the Kingdom of Wordsmithonia.  Great architect and interior designer.  Picture of Lord Donald Trump 

 

Dumbo  ---  Sentient flying elephant thought to be a legend.  He currently serves the Earth Elemental as a messanger.  Picture of Dumbo 

 

Edward Gorey  ---  Portrait painter to the Royal Court.  Picture of Eward Gorey 

 

Forsythia, Princess  ---  Princess of Gardenclubonia.  Sister of Queen Bee Pollenasia.  Picture of Princess Forsythia 

 

Gardenclubonia  ---  Kingdom to the south of Neutralia.  Picture of the Royal Palace of Gardenclubonia

 

Hampton Court  ---  Duchy in the Kingdom of Gardenclubonia.  Picture of the Hampton Court Castle 

 

Kudzumazon River  ---  River flowing through the three Kingdoms of Wordsmithonia, Neutralia, and Gardenclubonia.  Picture of the Kudzumazon River 

 

Malus Rhododendron, Lord  ---  Duke of Hampton Court in the Kingdom of Gardenclubonia.  Picture of Duke Malus Rhododendron 

 

Mermaids  ---  Sentient race living off the coastal regions of Wordsmithonia.  They appear to be human who have a "fish" tail instead of legs.  They are aquatic but can breathe air.  They are able to morph their tail into human legs for 3 hours at a time 2 times a day.  They men of the race are refered to mermen but the race is called Mermaids.  Picture of Mermaids 

 

Mother Goose  ---  Historic noble woman from the history of Wordsmithonia.  Was one of the founders of the Kingdom.  Picture of Mother Goose

 

Norton  ---  Current holder of the Office of Father Time.  Picture of Norton

 

Orb  ---  Current holder of the Office of Mother Nature. She also sings wonderfully as well as plays the harp.  Picture of Orb 

 

Pollenasia, Queen  ---  Queen Mother Bee of Gardenclubonia.  Gnomial ruler of the Gnomes, Baroness of Barnesandnobilia.  Good friend to Dowager Queen Kathy.  Picture of Queen Pollenasia

 

Seuss, Dr.  ---  Personal physician to Princess Deb.  Picture of Dr. Seuss 

 

Straits of Kudzumazon  ---  River pass forming the border between the Kingdoms of Wordsmithonia and Neutralia.  Picture of the Straits of Kudzumazon 

 

Teenonia  ---  Small Kingdom to the East of Neutralia.  Picture of the Royal Palace of Teenonia 

 

The Faerie Times  ---  One of the many newspapers published in the Kingdom of Wordsmtihonia.  Picture of The Faerie Times

 

Vadermart, Lord  ---  Foppish ruler of the Small Kingdom of Teenonia.  Picture of Lord Vadermart

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Angel  ---  College friend of King Ryan.  Has since become a Vampire due to a late night run in with a unknown assailant.  Since then he tends to brood alot when he is not with his current girlfriend, Buffy Summers.  Picture of Angel 

 

Arya, Lady  ---  Elven noblewoman and one of two current Ambassadors to the Court of Wordsmithonia from the Elven people.  She has a fondness for Dragons and will at times convince one to let her ride them.  Picture of Lady Arya 

 

Bernadette Peters  ---  Legendary singer and actor.  Picture of Bernadette Peters

 

Bernadette Peters Center for the Performing Arts  ---  Newly built theater for the performance of drama and musical theater.  Picture of the Bernadetter Peters Center of the Performing Arts 

 

Buffy Summers  ---  College friend of King Ryan and current girlfriend of Angel.  She is a Slayer which is a society of women given strengh and skills to fight evil.  Picture of Buffy Summers 

 

Charles Gunn  ---  College friend of King Ryan.  Has become one of the top lawyers in the Kingdom of Wordsmithonia.   Picture of Charles Gunn

 

Cordelia Chase  ---  College friend of King Ryan.  She tended to be the most outspoken of the group and loves to shop.  Picture of Cordelia Chase 

 

David  ---  Official Ambassador to Wordsmithonia from the Gnomes.  He moved to his current residence in the Royal Victory Gardens with his wife and two children.  He is a fierce protector of nature and woodland creatures.  Picture of David  

 

Dillion  ---  Merchant village 10 miles to the East of the Royal Palace of Wordsmithonia.  Picture of Dillion 

 

Fran Fine  ---  Nanny assistant to Mary Poppins.  She tends to be given the assignments that annoy Nanny Poppins.  She is know for her nasaly voice and fun loving attitude.  Picture of Fran Fine 

 

Gabrielle de Lioncourt, Lady  ---  Vampire noblewoman who is serving as an Ambassador to the Court of Wordsmithonia from the Vampire Clans.  She belongs to the Savage Garden Clan and because of this has a love of nature and takes her rest in the soil.  Picture of Lady Gabrielle de Lioncourt 

 

Harold  ---  Son of David and Lisa.  Has made many friends among the Rolly Pollys and even with the Yellow Trolley.  Picture of Harold 

 

Julian Luna, Prince  ---  Very handsome and attractive noble Ambassador from the Vampire Clans.  He belongs to the Ventrue Clan and because of this he comes accrossed as very proud and regal.  He enjoys getting his way and has a taste for violin music.  Picture of Julian Luna 

 

Legolas, Lord ---  Elven nobleman and one of two current Ambassadors to the Court of Wordsmithonia from the Elven people.  He is a notorious womanizer who enjoys stringing multiple women along.     Picture of Lord Legolas

 

Lily  ---  Daugher of David and Lisa.  Loves living in the Royal Victory Gardens and has made many friends among the Smurfs.  Picture of Lily 

 

Lily Blanca, Princess  ---  Childhood friend of Princess Deb and one of the few mortal women that upon a premature death becomes a Woman in White.  She is the first permanent Ambassador to the Royal Court of Wordsmithonia from her people.  Because of her not being able to communicate with men Princess Deb as been appointed as the official councilor to her.  Picture of Princess Lily Blanca

 

Lisa  ---  Wife of David and an Ambassador in her own right from the Gnomes.  She moved to the Royal Victory Gardens of Wordsmithonia with her husband and two childrens.  She is very jovial and makes a wonderful rhubarb pie.  Picture of Lisa 

 

Mr. Limpet  ---  Librarian assistant to Princess Deb.  Mr. Limpet  

 

Oenone  ---  One of two current Ambassadors to the Court of Wordsmithonia representing the interests of the Nymphs.  Enjoys shopping and playing water polo.  Picture of Oenone

 

Praxithea  ---  One of two current Ambassadors to the Court of Wordsmithonia representing the interests of the Nymphs.  She enjoys shopping and playing the flute.  Picture of Praxithea

 

Rupert Giles  ---  College professor and friend of King Ryan.  He teaches Ancient Sumerian, Ancient Greek, History of Witchcraft, and Cryptozoology.  Picture of Rupert Giles 

 

Sinead O'Connor  ---  Offical Ambassador to the Royal Court of Wordsmithonia from the Banshees.  She is the most private of the current Ambassadors and little is know of her private or social life.  She is from all accounts a most gifted singer with a penchant for occasionaly shaving her hair.  Picture of Sinead O'Connor

 

Society of the Nobelest Daughters of the Nobelest Nobles  ---  Social society for noble women within the realm of Wordsmithonia.  Crest for the Society of the Nobelest Daughter of the Nobelest Nobles 

 

St. Whedon  ---  Patron Saint of the Visual Arts and Artists.   Picture of St. Whedon

 

St. Whedon College  ---  Liberal Arts College attended by King Ryan and Princess Deb.  Picture of the Main Building of St. Whedon College 

 

Wesley Wyndam-Pryce  ---  College proffesor and friend of King Ryan.  He teaches English Literature and Latin.  Picture of Wesley Wyndam-Pryce

 

William Turner, Lord  ---  Outkingdom noble who is the current beau of Lady Melhay.  William Turner 

 

Willow Rosenberg  ---  College friend of King Ryan.  She is one of the more powerful witches in the Kingdom of Wordsmithonia but rarely practices her art anymore.  Picture of Willow Rosenberg

 

Xander Harris  ---  College friend of King Ryan.  He is know of the biggest building contractors within the Kingdom of Wordsmithonia.  Picture of Xander Harris

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Glossary for the Kingdom of Wordsmithonia Volume 12

Aslan, King  ---  King of Catatonia who was recently overthrown by Shere Khan and his followers.  Current wherabouts are unknown.   Picture of King Aslan

 

Azrael  ---  Former Colonel in the Army of Catatonia who assisted Shere Khan in the overthrow of King Aslan.  Now serves as Shere Khan's Education Minister.  Picture of Azrael 

 

Bastest  ---  Patron Goddess of Catatonia who chose to leave and set up shop in Wordsmithonia after the overthrow of King Aslan.  She is now the patron Goddess of not just the Catatonia refugees but that of all refugees.  Picture of Bastet

 

Berlioz  ---  Young refugee from Catatonia who escaped with his mother, Lady Duchess and his brother and sister.  Picture of Berlioz 

 

Bumblelion  ---  Refugee from Catatonia currently living in a fairy village.  Picture of Bumblelion 

 

Catwomen  ---  Priestesses of the Goddess Bastet.  Picture of a Catwoman 

 

Cheetara  ---  Refugee from Catatonia who served in the Thundercats, King Aslan's personal guard.  She know does the same thing for King Ryan.  Picture of Cheetara  

 

Cowardly Lion  ---  Refugee from Catatonia.  Dame Dulcinea took him in and allowed him to settle in the Land of Oz.  Picture of the Cowardly Lion 

 

Duchess, Lady  ---  Noblewoman from Catatonia who escaped with her three small children.  She met and fell in love with her fellow refugee Thomas O'Malley.   Picture of Lady Duchess

 

Felix  ---  Refugee from Catatonia.  He was one of the countries greatest magicians at one point in time.  Picture of Felix 

 

Garfield  ---  Refugee from Catatonia.  He was the personal chef to King Aslan.  Picture of Garfield 

 

Hello Kitty  ---  Young refugee from Catatonia.  Was given her own dream castle by Lady Carmen.  Picture of Hello Kitty 

 

Lion-O  ---  Refugee form Catatonia.  Served in the Thundercats which was King Aslans personal guard.  He now serves in the same capacity for King Ryan.  Picture of Lion-O 

 

Marie  ---  Young refugee from Catatonia who escape with her mother Lady Duchess and her two brothers.  Picture of Marie 

 

Michaela Quinn, Dr.  ---  One of King Ryan's personal physicians.  Picture of Dr. Michaela Quinn

 

Morris  ---  Refugee from Catatonia.  A former television actor who had since retired.  Picture of Morris 

 

Old Lady Who Lives In A Shoe  ---  Elderly woman who ran an orphanage in the kingdom she moved from.  Since she has settled into Wordsmithonia she has enjoyed her retirnment.  Picture of Old Lady Who Lived In A Shoe 

 

Oliver  --- Young refugee from Catatonia.  Picture of Oliver 

 

Oliver Twist  ---  Young orphan boy who was recently adopted by a loving family.  Was mistaken for Oliver from Catatonia in all of the confusion of the refugees initial arrival.  Picture of Oliver Twist

 

Panthro  ---  Refugee from Catatonia who served in the Thundercats, King Aslan's peronal guard.  He know serves in the same functin for King Ryan.  Picture of Panthro 

 

Salem  ---  Refugee from Catatonia.  He was a teacher who taught the Histor of Magic.  Picture of Salem 

 

Scar  ---  Former Colonel in the Army of Catatonia who assisted Shere Khan in the overthrow of King Aslan.  Now serves as Shere Khan's Cultural Minister.  Picutre of Scar 

 

Shere Khan  ---  Former General of the Army of Catatonia who led a military coup to overthrow King Aslan.  He is now the Supreme Leader of Catatonia.  Picture of Shere Khan

 

Thomas O'Malley  ---  Refugee from Catatonia.  He was one of the Kingdoms greatest jazz singers.  Met and fell in love with his fellow refugee Lady Duchess.  Picture of Thomas O'Malley 

 

Tigra  ---  Refugee from Catatonia.  She was the greatest actress in the country and made millions for every movie she made.  Picture of Tigra 

 

Tony the Tiger  ---  Refugee from Catatonia.  He was the Minister of Food Safety in King Aslan's government.  Picture of Tony the Tiger

 

Toulouse ---  Young refugee who escaped with his mother, Lady Duchess and his brother and sister.   Picture of Toulouse

 

Tyg  ---  Young refugee from Catatonia.  He was the owner of a business that manufactured shirts that would speel out whatever words the wearer was thinking.  Picutre of Tyg

 

Tygra  ---  Refugee from Catatonia who served in the Thundercats, King Aslan's personal guard.  He now serves in the same function for King Ryan.  Picture of Tygra

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Glossary for the Kingdom of Wordsmithonia Volume 13

Ariel, Princess  ---  Princess of the Merpeople and along with her brother, Prince Namor, an ambassador to the Court of Wordsmithonia.  She loves to sing and brush her hair.  Picture of Princess Ariel 

 

Avatre, Lord  ---  Noble of the Dragon Courts and one of two current ambassadors to Wordsmithonia.  His favorite food is barbecue ribs.  Picture of Lord Avatre 

 

Boondogglebrainfree  ---  Current ambassador to Wordsmithonia from the Ogre Tribes.  He, suprisingly, has a love of the violin.  Picture of Boondogglebrainfree 

 

Bris  ---  She is one of two ambassadors to Wordsmithonia from the Sylphs.  She loves to shop and dry on new clothes.  Picture of Bris 

 

Cendres  ---  She is one of two ambassadors to Wordsmithonia from the Sylphs.  She is overly fond of smurfberries.   Picture of Cendres

 

Chilly Willy  ---  Resident of the hedge maze in the Royal Victory Garden.  Picture of Chilly Willy 

 

Crabtree  ---  Current ambassador to Wordsmithonia from the Kobold Nation.  He is a lover of books and always has one with him.  Picture of Crabtree

 

Glaurung, Lord  ---  Noble of the Dragon Courts and one of two current ambassadors to Wordsmithonia.  He is overly fond of Unicorns and tends to be found rollicking with them in their pastures.  Picture of Lord Glaurung

 

Jessica Fletcher  ---  She is a retired school teacher and writer who happens to be one the most famous female detectives in the realm.  She is know throught every kingdom as a sharp and astute woman who never misses a thing.  She is a long time friend of Princess Deb and has lately taken her under her wing.  Picture of Jessica Fletcher 

 

Julia Sugarbaker  ---  Head of Sugarbaker Design and close friend of King Ryan.  She is currently spearheading the redesign of certain rooms of the Royal Palace.  Picture of Julia Sugarbaker 

 

Morlock  ---  Ambassador from the Troll Nation to the court of Wordsmithonia.  He tends to be quiet and sullen and will only speak to someone if he feels like it.  Picture of Morlock

 

Namor, Prince  ---  Prince of the Merpeople and along with his sister, Princess Ariel, one of two ambassadors sent to the Court of Wordsmithonia.  He can be a little tempermental and stubborn.  Picture of Prince Namor 

 

Nick Chalres  ---  He is one half of the most famous detective couple in the land.  Him and his wife Nora are close friends of Princess Deb.   Picture of Nick Charles

 

Nora Charles  ---  She is one half of the most famous detective couple in the land.  Her and her husband Nick are close friends with Princess Deb.  Picture of Nora Charles 

 

Skandranon, Lord  ---  Noble of the Gryphon Wings.  Along with his wife, Lady Zhaneel, he is an ambassador to Wordsmithonia.  He is a practical joker and has a roar of a laugh.

Picture of Lord Skandranon

 

Speedy Gonzales  ---  Resident of the hedge maze in the Royal Victory Garden.  Picture of Speedy Gonzales 

 

Spot  ---  Baby giraffe given to Lady Carmen by King Ryan in celebration of her becoming a Scribe of the Kingdom.  Picture of Spot 

 

Sugarbaker Design  ---  Design firm headed by Julia Sugarbaker.  They are currently working on redesigning certain rooms of the Royal Palace.  Picture of Sugarbaker Design Building 

 

Sylph  ---  Nature spirits of air and wind.  They are always female but come in many different sizes.  Some have wings while others don't.  Picture of a Sylph 

 

Woody Woodpecker  ---  Resident of the hedge maze in the Royal Victory Garden.  Picture of Woody Woodpecker 

 

Zhaneel, Lady  ---  Noble of the Gryphon Wings.  Along with her husband, Lord Skandranon, she is an ambassador to Wordsmithonia.  She is considered to be one of the finest athletes among her people.  Picture of Lady Zhaneel

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