Jun 1, 2024

Glossary for The Book of Immersion Volume 1




This is the glossary of slang words, colloquial expressions, Important nouns, and useful translations from the world of Immersion.

This dictionary is updated along with each new episode so you can pop back at anytime for reference.

The story of Immersion is set in 2189 so people speak differently. Also the Droids, Humans, Zoners and Midcast Dwellers have their own dialects based on two or more generations of separation and governance.

*Ableteen.....an extremely fast high tech solar powered android designed for households 

*agitator.....disruptor, protestor, criminal

*assemblers....a highly technical social grouping who make robots and equipment from found and stolen materials. They are not a gang, but more a collection of like-minded people who share ideas and information.

*bits......a type of unregistered monetary token used in the zones 

*bioflow...natural biological body responses and processes

*bastardos.....a gang of robbers, muggers from the zones

*blessed....legally binding partner/husband/wife/chosen one

*brightside.....refers to any place outside the Zones with organised government because of their sanitised homes and sophisticated lighting systems

*CASM .....abbreviation Crimes Against State Midcast, a body established to weed out vice and organised crime 

*coptor....any flying transportation with rotors

*crimgangs....groups of humans involved in organised crime, similar to pirates, often operating on waterways

  

*datapods....podcast and video classes particularly used in educational facilities

*dinfant....any android under 16 but often made to look under 5

*DLD....abbreviation Dinfant Loss Depression

*dark cycle....night

*droids...abbreviation of android, a non-human made to look like a human

*edge....an area of land about two miles wide that encircles the zones

*epsceting...freakspeak for expecting

*fooksymess ....a mess or fuckup

*freaks.... mutated humans caused by the effects of chemical warfare

*freakspeak...language spoken by the tribes of the tunnels

*frienly .....colloquial/contracted 'friendly'

*fucksyfool....colloquial, poss. insult, idiot, damned fool,

*fucksyoff....go away, leave me alone

*fuxywot....zone slang for 'what the fuck' expressing disbelief

*gaunty-travel......colloquial, zoners' language roughly translates as a very dangerous journey

  *gilly......colloquialism meaning agile, quick and responsive

*hiddens....people living off grid without data trace

*ishy...slang word used by zoners meaning issue

*loney....a solitary traveller, often nomadic

*lowers....an underclass of Urchs

•metamorph.....a transition to the second or third life after a baby's birth or a passage the living transcend to upon dying

*midcast.... government-supervised enclosed safety habitats for professional workers

*moonturn....month of the year

*mudafinks....derogatory insult, slang, also motherfuckers

*mumbachumba...mumbling or gossip

*pipin'....abrreviation, piping, the smoking of substances in a pipe

*ponybot....a pony robot

*POS....personal operating system, eg computer-operated technologies, androids, home tech etc

*PF/Protector Force ....the police force operating in the Midcast Projects

*Redact.... an underground secret organisation and headquarters housing a resistance led group of individuals

*scritters....insect hybrids considered vermin 

*shitsylook...staring for any reason at another person

*street-bot....robots and androids who live on the streets, usually in the zones

*swapsie-trade....a swap of items that are traded without money, regional

*tellywebs.....mobile viewing ports for entertainment worn on the wrist that can be enlarged into 3d virtual spaces

*timeplenty ....plenty of time, time to spare

*real-real.....(also RR) actual reality as opposed to augmented (AR) or virtual (VR)

*third life.....the life after death

*timeplenty ....plenty of time to do something

*toggies...clothing, colloquial street term

*vicular ....any type of vehicle that can directionally transport

*vilarev.....zonespeak for Vive La Revolution

*warming(s).....increased earth temperature, their have been several marked peeks

*websynet ....an underground messaging service used by Zoners that uses encrypted code

*Wappens..abbreviation what is happening? 

*welcummin...freakspeak meaning 'I welcome you here'

*wordysmith'....someone who talks well with many words

*zoners....dwellers from the zones

*zonespeak....a language invented by the zone dwellers to protect privacy and communicate without infiltration from enemies

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The Tale Teller Club Official Podcast is called the iServalan Show and is available on iTunes, Spotify etc.
What is the Tale Teller Club? Band, Orchestra, Filmmaker, Podcaster, Set Designer, Author, Lyricist and Musician in no particular order

The Tale Teller Club is a captivating platform that weaves together art, literature, and music. Founded by British author, artist, and composer Sarnia de la Marรฉ (also known as iServalan), it offers a multisensory experience for the cerebral cortex. Here are some features of the club:


  1. iServalan Show: A podcast covering topics like AI, culture, and music.
  2. Tale Teller Club Academy of Arts: An online learning platform teaching skills such as drawing, dancing, and playing instruments.
  3. Tale Teller Club Publishing: Produces and distributes audiobooks, ebooks, and short plays.
  4. Tale Teller Club Inked: A show spotlighting tattoo designs and techniques.
  5. Music Therapy: Based on the theory of Rife Healing Vibrations, exploring resonance therapies.

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Animation Films by Tale Teller Club for the Book of Immersion Series are available on YouTube

Links to episodes of Immersion written and illustrated by Sarnia de la Marรฉ FRSA, published by Tale Teller Club are below

The Immersion Books are designed to create a reader experience that suspends reality through visuals, stories and music. 

We call the productions 'video books'.

You can catch up with all the latest video books as they are published here at Toddle Poddle and on our other sites.

VIDEO BOOKS by Tale Teller Club

Strata 1 Book of Immersion

Strata 2 Book of Immersion

Strata 3 Book of Immersion

Strata 4 Book of Immersion

Strata 5 Book of Immersion

Strata 6 Book of Immersion

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