The academic games is an annual event between the different guilds to access Mermessi's government office. It is divided in 3 stages : The first one is the defense stage, it's a show of combat strategy and power to prove they can defend the city. The most talented guilds are selected for the second stage : law and economics stage. In this stage, the candidate guilds make their point on the juridical system through several trials of life on annouced themes by a jury. The selected guilds then go through the third and most important stage : the politics stage. The guild annouce their campain program which is then voted by the citizens. A guild cannot stay more than five years governing, but can be reelected after ten years of unactivity.
Or called Gamma-Andromeda by the Humans, Andromeda is one of the numerous life-bearing planets canditates for exploration. Andromeda is 0,8g and has one moon-like orbiting sattelite. She revolves around her G-type star in 386 days and has 25h days, which makes it a very earth-like planet. Her climate is globaly tropical, altought she has ice caps on her poles.
Character, Sarin, 20yo
Aneela is a young kailan in the mayor's service. Recently graduated, she has proven to be a very talented white magic type girl. She's a hard worker, loyal, and childhood friend of Lupina. She's very serious and is not comfortable with humor. She is naive and often fall for tricks, for which Lupina teases her a lot. Aneela had quite normal childhood, growing up with her mother in a relatively rich social class.
Character, Human, 27yo
Coming from a very technologically advanced society, Jelen is a genetically-enhanced human like every other fellow inhabitant of Eta-Earth (like every citizen of his natal world, he has an electrical organ like some animal species, among other improvements). He has always had the passion to go seek the adventure, so he naturally made engineer studies with a space exploration doctorate. He also has a solier's training which was requiered to have his current job. Jelen is a social guy who likes women a lot, he like to have fun and fool around. He can be careless sometimes but knows to keep serious when needed.
Kailan is a official status for acting as a top rank city agent, taking order directly from the mayor's office.
Keelai is the most known and worshipped goddess among the pantheon. She is the mother af all goddesses and is the ruler of the magic world and life. She is responsible for every magical occurrence on Andromeda.
It's the name given to a breast growth. It generally occurs once in life during a women's puberty. It is extremelly rare that it happens any other way. It also means a direct intervention from Keelai, so the name says it all.
Character, Sarin, 22yo
Lupina is a very extrovert, charismatic, and shameless person. She is lustful and is a real nymphomaniac. She has been a lucky girl in life, her blessing is really good : she doesn't have a huge pair of breasts but has a very high natural degree of refinement. She might look like a careless person but she is very smart and takes advantage of this. She grew up next door to Aneela, and is her best friend. She is bold and get almost everything she wants... Including being mayor and guild leader.
Mantalune is the goddess of discort and malice. She always seeks for lost souls to go along in her hold and permorm her evil schemes. She also likes to create monsters with her daughter Pulpina, which litterally brings birth to them...
Mermessii is a mighty state-city encrusted in karstic formations. It's influence spread wide and thrives on commerce. On the dark side, Mermesii is a Matriarchy social model where the man's status is that of a slave. Most of them work and live in the caves below the city. Few lucky ones are servants living above ground, but their freedom is restrained.
The city is ruled by Lupina and her consort. The mayorship can change every year through the academic games, a vast competition where Mermesii's magic guilds confronts one another in several disciplines.
Nolita is the goddess of nature and wildlife. She is Keelai's first daughter and is the most wise among them. She is a very worshipped deity and has a big festival in her name during the harvesting times.
Character, Sarin, 29yo
She is the city's oracle. She has a very special ability that makes her who she is. She can't perform any other magic than vision. She lives a very solitary life and goes out only when she's asked. She's seen so much of other people's lives that she's become asocial and avoid talking of any other social interactions as much as possible. But Jelen's blessing will change her life drastically.
Sarinis the main and more widespread autochton race on Andromeda. They are elves-looking creatures in which only women car use and bear magic power. Their magic power core is located in their breasts. It generates magic power over time, and each female individual has a different capacity and refinement degree. Men are basically powerless, which makes a common use of matriarchy throughout all of their societies across the planet. Their status can vary from place to place, but they more likely are working class or slaves.
Sarin females have a great sexual appetite, they can show a very nymphomaniac personality once they get turned on. Lesbian sex is a very common thing in almost all of their cultures.
Character, Sarin, 25yo
Vanees's sister. Suxlu war a very bright and cheerful kid, but during her teenage years, she was striked by a Mantalune curse : her magical core doesn't work and she has the unique ability to vampirise other's. She is doomed to do so until she dies, which happens if she stops doing that. She early developed a dark and malicious personality, except toward her sister that took care of her in the most dire situations.
Torgul are imposing fearsome beasts roaming Andromeda's mainland plains. They are known to be very aggressive and untameable.
Character, Sarin, 28yo
Vanees is a very blessed girl which has the potential to become the next archmage. But after her blessing time, Mantalune cast a curse to her sister Suxlu, making her life very difficult. Vanees grew up saving her power to give some daily to her sister, learning to wisely use it. She's very intelligent but has no ethics regarding the ways of doing things. This dark spot of her personnality turned down Karyn's attention to become one of her apprentices, eventhought she desperatly tries to get her attention. Vanees is the leader of a small guild called Purple Box.