Alendria ― the realm of the elves that can be seen as a star from Gaya/Earth; where Elly lives.
Archensoar, Archensoar Cup ― an elven sport where players ride on griffins. For a full account of archensoar, please consult ‘World’.
Arvellon Academy ― the school where Elly and her friends attend in Evergreen City.
Beast ― a gigantic snake-like monster that resides in the depths of Alendria, where the goblins live.
Bonding Ceremony ― a special rites-of-passage ceremony where an elfling who turns twelve years old receives a Royan from the Tree of Alendria.
Bor lor bau ― a Chinese pineapple bun.
Celestan Forest ― a forest in Alendria that houses the portal which connects with Gaya, the human realm.
Cross point(s) ― where the roots of the Tree lead to the surface of the ground, these locations are guarded by Alendria’s guards and protectors against possible goblin infiltration.
Earlingrand ― a special looking-glass which enables the viewer to catch glimpses of the past, present, and the future.
Evergreen City ― a large city in Alendria, where Elly and her family live.
Four Guardians ― stewards appointed by Freya to look after Gaya.
Freya ― a deity, the maker of elves, humans, and Gaya and Alendria
Gaya ― the human realm (the earth).
Goblins ― evil, monster-like creatures with reptilian features that reside in the underworld with the Beast.
Grand Canopy ― the topmost place of the Tree, where the Bonding ceremony takes place.
Griffin ― an animal in Alendria that many people keep as companions, much like pets; a creature with the head of an eagle and the body of a lion. Griffins are used in archensoar.
High Council ― a group that overlooks the welfare of Alendria, especially in protecting the realm from the goblins and the Beast.
Laisee ― a special envelope that contains money, traditionally handed out by the Chinese during Chinese New Year.
Luthains ― Yahanese equivalent of the four orbs of power that sustain the Tree of Alendria.
Maker ― divine personage, like Creator.
Manna ― a special potion with healing powers made from the sap of the Tree.
Mount Organoth ― a volcanic mountain that formerly existed in the Dominican Republic, where Organoth blue amber was created.
Organoth blue amber ― a special type of blue amber imbued with magic, created thousands of years ago at Mount Organoth.
Pu-erh ― a popular Chinese tea.
Quill-Point ― elven version of Power-Point.
Reunion dinner ― a traditional family dinner that takes place on the eve of Chinese New Year.
Royan ― a personalized book of instruction given to elves who turn twelve years old.
Seaul, Cephrin, Lorne, Graille ― the four houses of Arvellon Academy.
Sweet cake ― a sort of pancake made with special ingredients in Alendria, a specialty of Nidah’s (Elly’s mother).
Three Flamingos ― three mean-spirited girls who love to wear pink and taunt Elly at school.
Underworld ― the place below the Tree of Alendria, where goblins reside.
Vierran ― enigmatic, warring, dark-skinned elves from the north.
White dome ― a place in the Celestan Forest which houses the portal to Gaya.
War of Wrath ― a devastating war between the goblins and the elves that took place hundreds of years ago, during which much of the Celendis clan died.
Yahana ― the ancient language of the elves; similar to Latin in the human world.