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  • Baseline

    "Baseline" is the currently fashionable term for people without [[Abnormal]] powers of any kind. The difference between a Baseline and an Abnormal (especially a [[Daredevil]]) is ill-defined, and it's unclear just how different a person has to be before …

  • Terms

    There are a number of terms in colloquial use ever since the arrival of the Abnormals *[[The Brave New World]]* -- The world post-Shadow Weave. *[[Baseline]]* -- A human without powers of any sort. *[[Abnormal]]* -- Catch-all term for superpowers …

  • Abnormal

    "Abnormal" is a catch-all term for superhuman abilities and the beings which have them. Abnormal is considered a pejorative term, and many parahumans find the term deeply offensive. The term has become deeply entrenched in modern culture as public …

  • Differently Sexual

    The phrase "Differently Sexual" has come into common use to describe those who are LGBTQ or otherwise not heterosexual or cisgender. The term came into common usage during the 2010's as being a more inclusive term than LGBTQ. In most people's minds, it …

  • Bygone

    A Bygone is any non-human creature that demonstrates Abnormal abilities of some sort. Rumors of creatures with paranormal abilities were long rumored to exist, but none were confirmed until 2019 and the capture of [[The Dragon of New York]]. Since then, …

  • Abnormals

    "Abnormal" is a catch-all term for superhuman abilities and the beings which have them. Abnormal is considered a pejorative term, and many parahumans find the term deeply offensive. The term has become deeply entrenched in modern culture as public …