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Ceremony of the Waters
a Dro family tradition from Alderaan, which centers around a fountain or other water device.
this secret organization was made up from some of Tapani Sector's most prominent business and political leaders,and was dedicated to ensuring that the Freeworlds Region seceded from the Sector. This would allow members of The Chamber to be in positions of leadership within the new sector.
this was the generic term used to describe the three-month period in which an X'Ting individual experienced a change in sexual phase. During this time, the X'Ting experienced a wide range of changes, both physiological and emotional, and often they were rendered senseless by the potency of these changes. The wealthier individuals could reduce the pain by ingesting viptiel.
this was the name of a specialized obstacle used in swoopchasing. The Channel was a full-enclosed portion of the race course, and was filled with a maze of turns, sharp inclines, and sudden drops which a rider had to negotiate. Once inside the Channel, a rider was forced to find his way out. There were many possible paths through the Channel, but the easier ones were often booby-trapped.
Chanteuse of the Stars
this was Shirley's stage name, during the height of the Galactic Civil War.
this was the document that laid down the basic laws adopted by the Outbound Flight Colony, those beings who survived the destruction of the Outbound Flight Project and their descendants.
this was the nickname of the Jawa who led Jek Nkik's tribe.
Child of the Bowl
according to the religion of the Cosmic Balance, families were required to have children in pairs, in order to help maintain the balance of the galaxy. Under the Rule of Feather and Bowl, each pair of children was given an aptitude test during their teenage years, with the less-promising child being given a small, golden bowl. Then known as a Child of the Bowl, the teenager was sent to live in a communal Simple Home, forgoing wealth and luxury in order to balance out the wealth experienced by the Child of the Feather. However, the Child of the Bowl could look forward to living in relative wealth in the afterlife, thereby ensuring the continued balance of the galaxy. Many of these children eventually leave the religion of the Cosmic Balance, unsatisfied with the mere promise of a better Life To Come.
Child of the Feather
according to the religion of the Cosmic Balance, families were required to have children in pairs, in order to help maintain the balance of the galaxy. Under the Rule of Feather and Bowl, each pair of children was given an aptitude test during their teenage years, with the more-promising child being given a white feather. Then known as a Child of the Feather, the teenager was allowed to remain in the Bakuran society and received educational funding from the Zanazi. This balanced out the relative poverty experienced by the Child of the Bowl. However, the Child of the Feather could look forward to living in relative poverty in the afterlife, thereby ensuring the continued balance of the galaxy.
Children of the Fountain
this name is used by the Klatooinan race to describe itself. It refers to the fact that the Klatooinan culture is based on the premises of endurance and strength exemplified by the Fountain of the Ancients.