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warp drive
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The main propulsion system for most starships that is capable of faster-than-light travel. The core of the warp drive uses  to control the annihilation of matter and antimatter. This...

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warp factor
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Warp factor is the unit used to measure faster-than-light travel, where 'c' is equal to the speed of light. Each increase of one warp is computed geometrically. Warp ten is theorized to be...

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3183
Inflatable Enterprise
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In 2270 (stardate 3183.3), when the Enterprise computer is infected by highly charged subatomic particles, it decides to pull a practical joke on three pursuing Romulans. Near the Neutral Zone, it...

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Practical Joker Energy Field
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Near the Romulan Neutral Zone, an unknown energy field encountered by the Enterprise in 2270 (stardate 3183.3) is full of highly charged subatomic particles. Those particles "infect" ships'...

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Recreation Room Holodeck
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By 2270, the Enterprise is equipped with a holodeck in its Recreation Room. A control console in the center of the large chamber allows for such holographic simulations as a sunny beach, or a...

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4187
Beta Lyrae
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One of the most beautiful vistas in the known galaxy, the Beta Lyrae system contains a panoply of giant red and yellow stars, a blue dwarf star, and blue gas clouds. The region is also home to a...

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Kzin
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The home planet of the sentient feline species known as the Kzinti (or the Kzin). The Kzinti have initiated wars against Earth four times during the middle and late twenty-first centuries, but...

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stasis boxes
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Extraordinarily rare technological devices constructed upwards of a billion years ago by the long-vanished spacefaring civilization known as the Slaver Empire. During their heyday, the Slavers...

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4978
Arcadian star system
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A star system visited in 2269 (stardate 4978.5) by the U.S.S. Enterprise. It contains the planet Motherlode, where Harry Mudd is attempting to con the workers at a heavy metal mining colony.

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Ilyra VI
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A charming planet with an innocent and friendly populace, Ilyra VI was visited between 2267 and 2269 by Harcourt Fenton Mudd. The conman sold them the fake deed to Starfleet Space Academy before...

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Motherlode
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A world in the Arcadian star system whose main industry is heavy metal mining. One of the cities there has multiple low buildings, as well as a handful of multi-story spires. The miners there are...

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Omega Cygni
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A planet once visited by conman Harcourt Fenton Mudd, who made a handsome profit selling the natives their own oceans.

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Ophiacus VI
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Another planet visited by huckster Harry Mudd, on which he conned two miners out of a year's supply of dilithium crystals with fake Federation vouchers.

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Rock creature planet
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A Class-M planet orbiting a binary sun, the planet of the rock creatures is uncharted. The U.S.S. Enterprise visits the world in 2269. From space, the planet's atmosphere is a dirty yellow color....

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Sirius IX
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On the planet Sirius IX, between 2267 and 2269, huckster Harcourt Fenton Mudd sold a thousand inhabitants a love potion that he "discovered" there. Those ingesting is became immediately ill due to...

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5143
Cait
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Cait is a planet in the Lynx constellation, the homeworld of Lt. M'Ress. There is only one other planet in the system, and it is uninhabited. The atmosphere, mass and gravity of Cait are all near...

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Cerberus
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A Federation colony world, where Dr. Leonard H. McCoy's daughter, Joanna McCoy attended school. In 2259 the planet suffered a catastrophic crop failure that would have resulted in the deaths of...

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Rator III
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A planet that lies in the Romulan Neutral Zone, a region of space that both the United Federation of Planets and the Romulan Star Empire are forbidden by treaty to enter. When the Vendorian...

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Vendor
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The home planet of a species of intelligent shape-shifters. Because of fears of infiltration by Vendorian spies, the United Federation of Planets enforced a strict quarantine on this world in...

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5267
Elysia
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A centuries-old graveyard of space vessels located in the extradimensional region of space known as the Delta Triangle. Time essentially stands still in Elysia. Representatives of countless...

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Sargasso Sea of space
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The parallel dimension of Elysia, located within the mysterious region of space known as the Delta Triangle, was sometimes compared to Earth's Sargasso Sea, which became home to countless...

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5275
Dramia, Dramia II
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The two Dramian planets exist in the remote Draman star system, out of reach of standard Federation communication. Dramia appears maroon from orbit, and Dramia II red, and both their atmospheres...

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General Order No. 6
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In 2270 (stardate 5275.6), Spock invokes Starfleet General Order #6 when the entire Enterprise crew except himself has been stricken with the deadly Dramian plague. According to Helmsman Sulu, the...

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5371
Alondra
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One of the three known planets of the Pallas XIV system, the uninhabited planet Alondra was devoured on stardate 5371.3 (2269) by a vast, intelligent spaceborne entity known as the cosmic cloud,...

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Bezride
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An uninhabited world, one of the three known planets orbiting the star Pallas XIV. On stardate 5371.3 (2269) the Pallas XIV system was threatened with destruction by a vast, intelligent spaceborne...

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Mantilles
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The most distant human colony in the United Federation of Planets as of 2269, the planet Mantilles is located in the Pallas XIV system and is home to some 82 million humans. When Mantilles was...

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Pallas XIV system
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A distant solar system named after the German scientist Peter Simon Pallas (1741-1811), the Pallas XIV system is home to Mantilles, a Federation colony with a population of approximately 82...

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5373
L-Langon Mountains
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A range of mountains located in the arid expanse of the desert known as Vulcan's Forge on the planet Vulcan. In this region of their homeworld, Vulcan children, including Spock, undertake the...

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ShiKahr
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A major city on the planet Vulcan, established during ancient, pre-Surak times. Located on the edge of the desert known as Vulcan's Forge, not far from the L-Langon Mountains, the city of ShiKahr...

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Tasmeen
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The name of one of the months on the Vulcan calendar. Although Vulcan possesses no moon by which to calculate the local passage of months, as is the practice on Earth, the mutual motions of Vulcan...

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Vulcan's Forge
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An extremely arid, hazardous desert on the planet Vulcan, located near both the ancient Vulcan city of ShiKahr and the L-Langon Mountains. Although food and water resources are scarce on Vulcan's...

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5483
Lura-mag
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A piece of communications equipment used by the women living on the second planet of the Taurean system. This device was capable of sending faster-than-light signals across many light-years of...

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Opto-aud
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A communications device used by the women of the second planet of the Taurean system. This device not only transmitted signals across interstellar distances, it was also equipped with a viewing...

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Taurean system
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A distant solar system containing at least two planets. The system's second planet superficially appears to be Class-M — habitable by humans and most humanoids — but which cannot...

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5499
Argo
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The planet Argo was once a land planet, but by the year 2269, its surface is almost completely covered by water. The change was caused by violent seismic disturbances. On stardate 5499.9, an...

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5501
Canopus III
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Canopus III is a desert-like Class-M planet. When Captain Kirk and his landing party are on Lactra VII in 2270 (stardate: 5501.2), they remark that some of the landscape — and the immense...

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Lactra VII
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A Class-M planet, Lactra VII has a blue-black atmosphere when seen from space. The surface has gravity and atmosphere that are "earth normal." The surface has been terraformed in a random pattern,...

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5521
G-1 Star
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A yellow star of a size and luminosity comparable to Sol, the sun of Earth's solar system. A G-1 star lay a considerable distance away from the dead alien pod ship discovered by the crew of the...

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G-1 Star
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A yellow star of a size and luminosity comparable to Sol, the sun of Earth's solar system. A G-1 star lay a considerable distance away from the dead alien pod ship discovered by the crew of the...

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life-support belt
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An alternative to the bulkier Starfleet environmental suits, life-support belts contained force field generators that maintained a standard Class-M (oxygen-nitrogen atmosphere) environment around...

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Questar M-17
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A dark, dead star composed primarily of imploded matter, Questar M-17 possesses an extraordinarily powerful gravitational field. On stardate 5221.3 (2269), Questar M-17's deep gravity well pulled...

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5554
Phylos
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A planet located near the edge of the galaxy, recently discovered by the United Federation of Planets as of 2269. Phylos is a world dominated by plant species rather than by animal life forms, and...

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voder
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Disc-shaped voice-box translation devices that enabled the Phylosians to converse in audible language with humanoid visitors, such as the crew of the U.S.S. Enterprise, who visited Phylos on...

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5577
Arachna
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A large, bluish remnant of an ancient, burned-out supernova which the crew of the U.S.S. Enterprise was scanning and measuring on stardate 5577.3 (2269) just prior to encountering the Terratins.

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Cepheus
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A star located in the same sector as the burned-out star Arachna. The Cepheus system harbors only one small planet, whose human settlers came to know it as Terratin after they had settled there in...

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intersat code
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A radio code adopted by humans to communicate with other sentient lifeforms shortly after First Contact in 2063. This method of communication was replaced by other codes later on in the century,...

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Terra Ten
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During the years immediately following Zefram Cochrane's first warp flight in 2063, several groups of human colonists struck out into the unknown reaches of interstellar space. A series of human...

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Verdanis
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A class-M planet to which the crew of the U.S.S. Enterprise relocated the tiny inhabitants of Terratin, along with their Lilliputian city, when their adopted homeworld's geological instabilities...

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X-waves
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When the U.S.S. Enterprise was bombarded by a strange form of radiation on stardate 5577.3 (2269) near the star Cepheus, Spock at first described this energy as harmless "X-waves." But when the...

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xenylon
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The principal fabric from which Starfleet uniforms are made in the late 23rd century, xenylon is synthesized from algae. When spiroid energy waves in the Cepheus system caused all organic matter...

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5591
amusement park planet
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An uninhabited world in the Omicron Delta region, the amusement park planet was constructed long ago by a highly advanced alien race. Its purpose is to provide fun and recreation for...

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Master Computer, amusement park planet
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The Master Computer of the "shore leave" amusement park planet is installed in an underground complex shielded by a combination of granite and metal alloy which the Enterprise sensors will not...

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5683
Mad Planet, The
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A blackened planet, the surface of which is criss-crossed with rivers of lava, and blue ice-like mountains. The planet is geologically unstable with constant earthquakes, gravitic shifts, volcanic...

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Vedalan Land Vehicle
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A mechanized ground transportation craft, the Vedalan Land Vehicle has directional equipment that keys on indurate, as well as other sensors and tracking devices. The cart is wide and flat, with...

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Beta Canopus
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A star system where the drug strobolin can be found. Strobolin, a naturally occurring substance in the Beta Canopus system, is the only cure for the disease choriocytosis, which is lethal to Vulcans.

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Amphion
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A newborn star (or "white hole") created by a nova explosion in the antimatter universe, Amphion is located in the same galactic position as the nova remnant Beta Niobe in our own positive-matter...

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antimatter universe
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An alternate universe in which antimatter dominates over positive matter, time runs in reverse, and black stars burn in the stark white depths of space (also referred to as the "negative...

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Arret
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A world in the antimatter universe located in the same galactic position as Earth's, visited by the crew of the U.S.S. Enterprise on stardate 6770.3. Because of the reversed direction of time in...

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Minara
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A star in the Milky Way Galaxy that went nova on Stardate 5121.5 (2268), destroying a system inhabited by four sentient species. One of those populations, that of Minara II, was saved by the...

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San Francisco Navy Yards
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Located on San Francisco's Mare Island, with additional starship assembly facilities located in Earth orbit, Starfleet's San Francisco Navy Yards is the site where the U.S.S. Enterprise NCC-1701...

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warp 36
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On stardate 6770.3 (2270), Karla Five's scout ship was capable of traveling at warp 36, faster than any other ship known to Federation science. Attaining this extraordinary speed was necessary to...

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7403
Delta Theta III
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Class-M planet that is geologically younger than expected, given the age of its star. The planet is inhabited by aboriginal reptilian natives, watched over by a highly advanced noncorporeal...

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Pandro
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A neutral planet in the Garo VII system, Pandro is a world renowned for its inhabitants' highly advanced knowledge of medical science. Pandro is also home to a humanoid-appearing species...

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stasis field
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A force field used either to restrain objects, or to prevent their deterioration, as is sometimes done with medically critical patients. On stardate 7403.6 (2270), the crew of the U.S.S....

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Edos
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Home planet of Lt. Arex, the Enterprise navigator from 2269-70, and the tripodal Edosian race. Edos lies in the Triangulum constellation, on the rim of the galaxy. It is a jumping-off point for...

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Megas-Tu
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Although its surface appears to be that of an arid desert-like planet with a blood-red atmosphere, when Lucien transforms it for the Enterprise crew in 2269 (stardate: 1254.4), Megas-Tu more...

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Salem, Massachusetts
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A small American village where, in the late 17th century, the magic-using denizens of Megas-Tu settled, fleeing persecution elsewhere. Unfortunately, though they tried to hide their powers, some...

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