Obejcts/Things found in Bordertown:

Abed Peca’aryn.

Elven name. Also known as Peca, and Dragon’s Milk. Highly addictive to elves. Can be deadly for humans. Although Wolfboy has taken it and survived as has Hale. This can also be a paste. See Peca Paste for info on how to use the paste.

Blood Oath.

An Elven Oath, taken seriously by elves. Elves have a strong sense of honor.

Borderland Time.

There are warps in the borderlands. You may be in the borderlands for an hour and when you return you may find that several days have passed. You may spend several days in the borderlands and return to find you’ve only been gone a few hours. Yet no one has returned earlier than they left.

Bordertown Blue.

Weed that is produced by the Bloods in the city. Good stuff, one joint between six people is quite a lot. (Berlin, Bk. #3.)

Bracelets.

They can be Elven gold or silver, or World gold or silver. Whichever they are they can be used as currency in B-Town.

Bulls, a.k.a. Silver Suites

Silver Suits, City guard. The Police. a.k.a. Coppers because they carry copper badges. They generally don’t come into the Old City, where Soho is, unless they are forced to.

Chocolate.

A truly expensive commodity. Extremely hard to keep this close to the Border, (it spoils quickly.) Therefore it’s hard to come by in B-Town.

Church Times.

A religious newspaper that is published in the B-Town ‘Burbs. Hale’s mom works here.

Cityguard.

a.k.a. Silver Suits, Bulls. The Police. a.k.a. Coppers because they carry copper badges. They generally don’t come into the Old City, where Soho is, unless they are forced to.

Coffee.

An expensive habit in B-Town. Coffee like chocolate is in high demand. Elves love that caffeine rush even more then the Humans do!

Coltsfoot.

Mixed with comfrey, these are herbal cig.’s. Elves like to use them as a posturing tool, they like lookin’ cool, but hate tobacco.

Coppers.

Cop’s. Called coppers because they use copper badges for ID.

Dragon’s Milk.

a.k.a., Peca, real name abed peca’aryn. Highly addictive to elves. Can kill a human.

Dragon’s Tooth Weekly.

Paper for the Hill.

Dream’shrooms.

Magical mushrooms. Better than the ‘shrooms from the world, more psychedelic. They are only found in the Borderlands.

Earrings.

Lots of fads come and go. One of the many were tiny humanoid mammals that hung from an earring and sang. Only the wearer could hear them. They were extremely expensive because they din’t live long in captivity. (Nevernever, W. Shetterly, bk. #3.)

Elfpipe.

And many other type instruments like harps, from the Lands.

Elphinstones.

Precious elven gems. Extremely expensive and rare.

Elven Blades.

Re-tractable blades, blessed or cursed with magic. Look like a light sabre almost.

Elven Bracelets.

They are made from either gold or silver from the Lands. They are used as a form of currency in B-Town.

Elven Gold.

Myth: Only elves can wear it…

Elven Silk.

E’ Laryion worm most famous for this commodity from the Elflands. It is in great demand in the World and one of the biggest trade items for B-Town.

Elven Silver.

Silver from the Lands. This silver has unearthly qualities and therefore is worth more than the World’s silver.

Epic.

An Elven style of poetry. Made popular in Soho by Linnea Dark Garnett, Linny to friends, a member of the Mock Ave. Studio.

Fairfield Soap.

One of the soaps made in B-Town. In there Ad they use a fresh faced girl. She’s called the Fairfield Soap Girl. Sound familiar?

Fairy Dust.

Highly addictive to Elves, only pretty glitter to Humans. You can find it everywhere in Soho!

Flatlands.

Where the ‘burb’s are. It is what they call the stretch of land between the hills.

Four-leaf Clovers.

Actual four leaf clover. Found in the Borderlands, it grants luck to the owner. It is used as a form of currency in BorderTown.

Gateway, The.

The only way into the Elflands. Heavily guarded. No Humans are allowed to pass through it. Once an Elf steps through it is a matter of a simple spell to learn about their arrival.

Global News Service.

They have a reporter in B-Town. The World is at last a little more interested in B-Town!

Golden-Rod-Creme.

Healing creme. Stops bleeding instantly. Magical. Used most often by Elves, but works well, not perfect, on Humans too.

High Born.

Nobility from Elfland.

Image Orbs.

Recorders of sorts. Magical. Based on the Impression Ball.

Impression Ball.

Recorders of sorts. Magical cassettes. Birth of the Image Orbs as known in Rhydin.

Iron Curtain of this Century.

The “Wall” that separates the Elflands from the World has been termed this. It is an invisible barrier that will instantly tear any human who attempts to cross it asunder. Elves are expected to be honorable and use the Gateway.

Mad River Quick Mix.

A stew mix made in B-Town. Kind of like Hamburger helper.

Mad River Water.

Highly addictive for humans. Taste really, really bad. ::chuckles.:: Looks sorta a muddy red. It is from the mad river which runs from the Lands into the World.

Mage Lamps.

Magical Lamps, lit by the use of magic. Used most frequently in the Old City.

Magic Fire.

Hot plates powered by magic to make fire and warm food.

Mock Avenue Bell Tower Clock.

It is never on time. Two hours and fifteen minutes to be exact.

Name Day.

Elven celebration for one’s birthday, I think. (Mockery, E. Kushner, and B. Bach. B-Town, bk. #2.)

Nevernever.

Term used for the Borderlands.

Nightlife.

B-Town’s magazine. It has a good reputation for it’s critics. It was only an Uptown mag until the Mock Ave. Studio got a hold of it. Now it gives the low down for both Soho, and Uptown. Alf Turner is the art critic.

Oak & Ash.

It is said that you must wear these two leaves if you desire to find B-Town. Both Oak and Ash are used as protection from magic by herbal witches. (Lost in the Mail, E. Kushner, bk. #3.) In Rhydin its a speakeasy run by the Bloods of House Onyx.

Pearl.

a.k.a. Shake. A highly addictive drug for both Elves and Humans. It comes out of the Elflands. It is pink and Mauve flakes. Very pretty, lethal in large doses. (Berlin, Bk. #3.)

Peca Paste.

Peca in a white paste. First you slice open a vein then you apply the paste, following this with a Goldenrod salve to heal the cut and keep it free of infection, (for Elves Goldenrod creme works almost instantly.) It’s supposed to get Elves higher than if they drank it. Wolfboy tried this and lived. Leda was addicted to this stuff.

Peca.

a.k.a. Dragon’s Milk. Elven name; abed peca’aryn. Highly addictive to elves, can possibly kill a human.

Rant.

Elven style of poetry. Made popular by Linnea Dark Garnett, Linny to friends, a member of the Mock Ave. Studio.

Scandal Sheet.

B-Towns Old City rag paper, much like the Enquirer.

Seedy Box.

A B-Town radio. Powered by magic.

Shake.

a.k.a. Pearl. A highly addictive drug for both Elves and Humans. It comes out of the Elflands. It is pink and Mauve flakes. (Berlin, Bk. #3.)

Silver Suits.

a.k.a. Cityguards, Bulls. . The Police. a.k.a. Coppers because they carry copper badges. They generally don’t come into the Old City, where Soho is, unless they are forced to.

Spell Box.

A magical box used to power things like Motorcycles, and magic-lamps.

Spell Lock.

A magical lock usually accessed by words.

Spell-lamps.

Street light’s powered by magic.

Stars.

This means the tiny lights one sees in the sky at night. In B-Town you see the stars of the Elflands in the night sky. They revolve at a faster rate, and they burn brightly and more colorfully than do ours. Some claim it is the barrier between the two lands that creates this effect and it is nothing more than an illusion.

Stick Wizard Comics.

B-Town Comic book. Wizard is the star and two elven delinquents, Tater and Bert, are his side kicks. Popular in B-Town and especially loved by Lobo, (Wolfboy.)

Trueblood.

What the Elves like to call themselves, the uppity snits.

Will-o’-wisp.

Elven flashlight. It floats above the palm of the hand. (Mockery, E. Kushner, and B. Bach. B-Town, bk. #2.)

Yellow Brick Road.

What the road to B-Town is fondly referred to as. (Life in the Border, bk #3.)