Glossary

Glossary for Fight Like A Girl

 

There is an Eng/Swe version on some words, but a lot of words have been directly borrowed into the swedish language or is practically the same word in the two languages.

 

Alpha – Leader of a Fight Crew in Nightcrawlers faction

Alta Primus – Leader of a handful of Fight Crews in the Nebula Prime faction

 

BigBossLady – Leader of a handful of Fight Crews in the Riot Tribe faction

Boomers – slang for projectile weapons

BossLady – Leader of a Fight Crew in the Riot Tribe faction

 

Captain – Leader of a Fight Crew in Daughters of Hiroshima faction

Cell – A handful of Fight Crews in the Daughters of Hiroshima faction

Cluster – A handful of Fight Crews in the Nebula Prime faction

Commander/Anförare – Leader of a handful of Fight Crews in the Daughters of Hiroshima faction

Cyborgs – Sisters of the Nebula Prime faction that fight and move in the physical world

 

Danah Dahl – Founder of the Ira Sub Rosa faction

Dance Macabre – A wild dance to celebrate fallen Sisters and the resistance

Daughters of Hiroshima – A faction of the resistance movement; militaristic, hierarchic, upper class

 

Faction/Fraktion – A group within the resistance movement that share a style, method and beliefs

Fight crew – A unit of 5-7 Sisters that fight together

 

Hangarounds/vagabond – People working for the resistance but are not fighters

Hellkites, Kites – Slang for Military and police-personnel working for the state

 

Ira Sub Rosa – A faction of the resistance movement; spies, undercover, less violent

 

Law 11-39 – All women over 15 years old get compulsory inseminations. Came into effect ten years ago.

Leechers/iglar – Slang, mostly men, those who do not actually support the patriarchy but are to scared or content  to actively stand against it.

Lexers – Slang for Leaders of the patriarchal society; politicians, chiefs, bureaucrats

Lizzys – Slang for laser-weapons.

 

Mary-Anns – Slang, mostly women, to scared or to content to resist against the oppression.

Mothers/Mödrar – Veterans of the resistance, now in charge of recruits

 

Neoterics – Sisters of the Nebula Prime faction that fight through digital networks

Nebula Prime – A faction of the resistance movement; technocrats, implants, effective

Nergals, Nergies – slang for bio-tech weapons

Nightcrawlers – A faction of the resistance movement; weird, worn, underground

New Hiroshima – An attack by the government on a peaceful gathering of women, ten years ago

 

Primus – Leader of a Fight Crew in the Nebula Prime faction

 

Queen – Leader of a Fight Crew in the Ira Sub Rosa faction

 

Riot Tribe – A faction of the resistance movement; wild, crazy, colorful

Rookies – Recruits that gets their basic training from the Mothers, not yet fully initiated Sisters in any faction

 

Seven Elders/De äldste – Founders and leaders of the Nightcrawler faction

Section on Feminist Crime/Sektionen för Feministisk Kriminalitet (SFC/SFK) – The governments special military group for fighting the resistance

Sister – A fighter in the resistance

Sister Death/Syster Död – A saint-like figure worshiped within the resistance

Sorority – A group of recruits that goes through basic training together

Squealers – Slang for Non-military people working actively for the patriarchy

Suffragette – Historically an activist demanding the female right to vote, now a fighter demanding basic civil rights for women

Suffragette war – The ongoing civil war in the scandinavian area

 

Tribe/Stam – A handful of Fight Crews in the Nightcrawler faction

 

Zoza epidemic – The disease 14 years ago that killed millions and left many sterile and led to the withdrawal of civil rights for women.