also known as the Snow Gorillas
30 Megacorps for your futuristic space dystopias and general sci-fi
Fenix Technologies is an AmeroNipponese biosciences boutique corporation
The Armed Forces of the Atlantic Federation have their own internal culture, one born out of centuries of limited warfare and the levels of rivalry and cooperation required for the military arm of what is a multi-national New Earth MegaGovernment
More commonly known as Phoenix Labs.
Better known as Norby's Comet, Research Station Ktynga is a multi-layered deep space arcanotech habitat funded by the Atlantic Federation, the New Hanseatic League, and the Glassenheim Foundation
The core of the Carolinian Resurgence is the Ouvrage progam
The definition of an ELMS and a sample one
Also known as NOMAD, Cosmica Sidera is a preeminent shipbuilding in the outer solar system
A major mercenary force in the Cosmic Era
The call sign of Reflex Team 12 is the Exterminators
The goal of the Edenic Garden Society is the creation of 'Seeds of Humanity' or colonization pods that can be fired off into the void and start new civilizations when they reach their destination
Demi-Catholic semi-Dominatrix ninja assassins
The Municipal Light Patrol is an anachronism, security personnel mounted on horses.
Notes to self with cinema references
The front line of law enforcement and peacekeeping forces in the Cosmic Era
The Isle of Man Cybergynetics research group is well known for its high quality cybernetics and its thinly veiled misogyny
A cruise line operator in the Cosmic Era
The AFEC is the colonial and scientific branch of the Atlantic Federation Navy
The Doomseekers are a faction within the House of the Forsaken that have as their goal the creation of a biological Doomsday weapon
Surnames: Most surnames fall into one of four categories. Patronymic surnames such as Johnson pass from father to son (literally, 'Son of John'). Occupational surnames such as Cook or Miller stem from an individual's livelihood. Topographic names such as Forest or Ford identify habitation. There are also a few surnames that derive from individual characteristics or nicknames...Small and Stern for example.