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Prefixes (Archetypes)
α (αγωνιστής/ago̱nistí̱s, "fighter"): Protagonists
ε (εχθρός/echthrós, "enemy"): Antagonists
η: (ἥρως/heros, "hero"): Deuteragonists
ι (ιδιώτης/idió̱ti̱s, "civilian"):
ο (ομοιότητα/omoiótita, "semblance"): Foils
υ (υπολοχαγός/ypolochagós, "lieutenant"): Confidant
ω (ωφέλεια/odeh, "advantage"/"aid"): Tertiary

Suffixes (Metadata)
β: Blend. This template is a blend of two other templates.
γ: Group. This template is part of a group of related templates.
σ.: Shared. This template is shared with another glowfic author.
θ: Gods, deities, and uniquely magical & powerful beings; require a lot of setup
π: Setting pieces

Template: α Antediluvian

Blind, which only made his senses stronger. Burned idealist, who wants to destroy the idealists he admires, whether they be lovers or students.

Template: α Darach

A former ambassador between the strange and the mundane. Betrayal, followed by attempted murder. But she's something else now- better, stronger, as monstrous as they are- and she'll make them pay.

Template: α God-King
Template: α Hudson

Early trauma results in someone who comes across as friendly, sociable, and kind, but underneath is simmering with resentment at the people who've hurt them, and has an obsessive streak besides. Likes to watch people and quote plays.
Somewhat in love with their childhood best friend.

Template: α Kate

Kate: Younger child. Child of Aurelius and Gerard.

Template: α Kyrios

The acting head of the family. Wants to live forever.

Argent- General; carries on spouse's tradition of saving people, hunting things. An outsider to their grand tradition, but enforces it with an iron fist.

McAlistair- Inventor; profits off a system of servitude in order to get married

Template: α Liber

A little too sexually liberated. Hedonistic, self-indulgent. Likely to attract a cult of personality.

Template: α Pax θ
Template: α Peter

Youngest, weakest, underestimated. Seeks power. Willing to kill family and friends to get it, willing to drink it in like a plant in sunlight otherwise.

Template: α Victoria

Willing to go to great lengths to avenge real and imagined slights. At her most effective (but also most vulnerable) when protecting her people.

Phase 1: Moves from place to place, always finding a way to survive. Manipulative, flighty, cunning.
Phase 2: Protects her family so that the darkness of reality will not touch them. Trades cunning for pragmatism.

Template: ε Braeden

A skeptic who reluctantly becomes a believer. Mercenary who's not letting this Masquerade keep her out.

Template: ε Hawk σ

Hawkeye (Blessed-Unfated): Superhero. Fights aliens, monsters, and criminals; becomes renowned for skill, prowess, and often rises despite being nothing special.

Kahf-ra (Blessed-Fated): Reincarnating badass, do not all look alike. Has an eternal lover and nemesis, who are either immortal or also reincarnating.

Amara (Cursed-Fated): Suspiciously similar bloodline of doppelgangers. Has an eternal lover and nemesis, who are either immortal or also reincarnating.

Celestine Allison/Benedict Alaric

?Bentley? (Cursed-Unfated): Ordinary. Succumbs to aliens, monsters, and criminals; becomes renowned for skill, prowess, and often rises despite being nothing special.

Part of the noble tradition of maintaining the masquerade (and frequently, hunting the monsters that plague society, even if they're people), although they don't always know it. Want to change systems for the better and will follow those who know how to do so. Always questioning received wisdom, although a bit too ruthless when mercy might be more appropriate.

Cluster A: Perfect emissary, in the dark; guarded but generous.
Cluster B: Perfect scion, knows the family secret; hidebound but honorable.
Cluster 1C: Perfect hunter, knows the family secret; predatory but protective.
Cluster 2: Perfect commander.

Template: ε Hayden
Template: ε Josh
Template: ε Mike
Template: ε Riley
Template: η Clara
Template: η Derek

A history buff and good athlete. Frequently gets his family killed. Marked by grief, full of misdirected rage, and not nearly as good a teacher as he could be.

Template: η Jane
Template: η Kir ~ Kir θ
Template: η Kir ~ Toshiko θ
Template: η Marin
Template: η Null θ
Template: η Parrish
Template: η Scott

De facto leader. Empathetic, compassionate, idealistic. Makes peace by sheer force of will.

Template: η Sidhe σ

Group: Changeling

Smart. History of mental illness, notably paternal grandmother. Bad relationship with father, related to same. Divorced parents. Psychic, especially in ways connected to death- related to mental illness.

Lydias pretend to be dumber than they are. They remember their grandmothers well, and inherit their powers.

Does not appear without a local Harley.

Template: η Titus σ
Template: η Walker

Final girl, scream queen, or apocalypse maiden. Walking dead, vengeful ghost, or bloodsucking fiend. As long as they're the last one standing. If they have to turn into a monster to do it, they will.

Template: ι Chris ~ First

First and foremost a disappointment to their father. Follows Pathos.

Screennames: Conjunctions and prepositions
Keywords: Things that are inherited (from their parents, by their children)

Template: ι Chris ~ Only
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Template: ι Chris ~ Second (Perry)
Template: ι Cora
Template: ι Deaton

Protector and friend of the Hale family- sometimes part of it. A veterinarian, or otherwise an expert in healing and dogs. Surprisingly knowledgeable about whatever secrets the setting holds.

Template: ι Disciple

Of God. Here to serve.

Template: ι Diviner
Template: ι DM

Māhealani/, Margo/Almas/Farid

Socially adept but misanthropic. Mostly interested in pursuing their own academic interests rather than interpersonal drama. Not your trophy.

Template: ι Dudley


Template: ι Ennis
Template: ι Fred
Template: ι Hodge β

Follower of Val (vivids)

Template: ι Quentin

Depressed nerd who can't quote cope with reality. Wants to be the Chosen One, and will end up finding his way into the story- even though destiny and fate aren't on his side.

Template: ο Alchemist

Screennames: Alliteration


Template: ο Briar

Not a very loyal, loving sibling

Template: ο David
Template: ο Exile σ
Template: ο Lacertilia




Template: ο Mal

Live as an animal for a good portion of their childhood.

Template: ο Ric

Born in a body that doesn't work. Takes the first chance they can to change it. Sarcastic, bitter, a rake/seductress waiting to pounce.

Template: ο Serpent

True: "Some possess venom that is potent enough to cause painful injury or death to humans...[other] snakes either swallow prey alive or kill by constriction."
-Adopted, biological mother died immediately before birth.
-Big man on campus. Convinced that a rich father and a fancy car make him important.
-Sore loser.
-May turn into something he regrets, with power can't control.
-Vizier whose ambitions place him near the top.
-Snake aesthetic
-Works with money

Blind: "reduced eyes...decreased visual capabilities...a fossorial nature, either living underground or within logs...their main food sources...are tracked down by following chemical cues left by these invertebrates to create trails."
-Raised by birth parents
-One of several brothers
-Named after his father
-Lacks in ambition, to his father's chagrin, preferring to seek truth or justice.
-Achieves worldly power despite his best efforts.

Template: ο Sly σ

Sarcastic, neurotic, joke machine. Coldly pragmatic but also impetuously immature. Selfish. Protective of their circle of people.

Template: υ Amphisbaenia
Template: υ Claudia
Template: υ Isaac

Loves his abuser. Not a woobie. Will fuck you up if you make him think. Often found near a Hudson (tyrian), Ava (storm), or Kol (storm).

Template: υ Melissa
Template: υ River

Adventure archaeologist. Professor. Married to a terrifying force of power, whimsy, and inspiration.


Template: υ Scholomance
Template: υ Sheriff

Stilesdad. Sheriff. Grew up with an abusive father.

Template: υ Talia



Template: υ Tristan
Template: ω List of Characters

α (Antagonists): Antediluvian, Darach, God-King, Hudson, Kate, Kyrios, Liber, Pax, Peter, Victoria (10)

ε (Lovers): Braeden, Hayden, Josh, Kurt, Mike, Noble, Riley (7)

η (Protagonists): Clara, Derek, Jane, Kir, Marin, Null, Parrish, Scott, Sidhe, Titus, Walker (11)

ι (Confidants): Bearer, Cora, Deaton, Disciple, Diviner, DM, Dudley, Ennis, Fred, Quentin (10)

ο (Foils): Alchemist, Briar, David, Exile, Hodge, Mal, Ric, Serpent, Sly (9)

υ (Deuteragonists): Celestial, C.J., Claudia, Isaac, Melissa, Omega, Rafe, River, Sheriff, Talia (10)

ω (Extras): Settings, Yarnboxes

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Template: ω Settings π

Almighty: https://glowfic.com/tags/1024
Buffyverse (Angel Investigations, Sunnydale): https://glowfic.com/tags/4420
Cordyceps: https://glowfic.com/tags/152
Diastole: https://glowfic.com/tags/201
Frequency: https://glowfic.com/tags/1513
Fringe: https://glowfic.com/tags/299
The Lost Room: https://glowfic.com/tags/4283
The Magicians: https://glowfic.com/tags/3532
Nemeton: https://glowfic.com/tags/171
Parasomnia: https://glowfic.com/tags/1184
Planescape: https://glowfic.com/tags/1086
Vortex: https://glowfic.com/tags/183

Covenants: https://glowfic.com/tags/4252
Goodcheer: https://glowfic.com/tags/4253
Horizon: https://glowfic.com/tags/4255
Innangarðr: https://glowfic.com/tags/4250
Kintsugi: https://glowfic.com/tags/4259
Martyrs: https://glowfic.com/tags/4251
Pins & Needles: https://glowfic.com/tags/4248
Reflection: https://glowfic.com/tags/4260
Wells: https://glowfic.com/tags/4239

Template: ω Yarnbox - Active

Companion: Learning how to navigate this mess one book at a time. Has a grand destiny; did not sign up for it.

Template: ω Yarnbox - Inactive
Template: ω Yarnbox - Retired

Covenants: https://glowfic.com/tags/4252
[Five Worlds]: https://glowfic.com/tags/4255
Goodcheer: https://glowfic.com/tags/4253
Innangarðr: https://glowfic.com/tags/4250
Kintsugi: https://glowfic.com/tags/4259
Martyrs: https://glowfic.com/tags/4251
Pins & Needles: https://glowfic.com/tags/4248
Reflection: https://glowfic.com/tags/4260
Wells: https://glowfic.com/tags/4239

Template: ω Yarnbox - Shared σ
Template: ω Yarnbox - Unthreaded