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Shoujo

n. (alt: shojo. origin: Japanese) Comics or cartoons marketed primarily to girls. Common tropes include high school drama, romance and relationships, teen angst, and finding one’s place in the world. The typical protagonist is a fourteen year old girl.

Cyberpunk

adj. (origin: English Canadian) A sub-genre of science fiction popularized in the 1980s and 90s that typically deals with dystopia, de-humanization, authoritarianism, technology, and post-modernism. Cyberpunk often borrows tropes from noir fiction and never ends well.

Phobos

n. (origin: Classical Greek) 1. Fear. 2. The Greek god personifying fear, a son of Ares, god of war. 3. The larger of the two moons of Mars, discovered in 1877 and first settled in 2370.

Deimos

n. (origin: Classical Greek) 1. Terror. 2. The Greek god personifying terror, a son of Ares, god of war. 3. The smaller of the two moons of Mars, discovered in 1877 and first settled in 2386.

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