List of Magic Words

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This is an alphabetical list of trigger words seen in the comic, and the assumed Real World reference that the trigger word evokes.

...Aggro:Used by Wanda Firebaugh to destroy much of Jetstone's airforce, including the Archon Jaclyn. References the act of getting a monsters attention in an mmorpg, example: attacking a boss to start the fight. Aggro. It is at the end of several nonsense words, full version here

Callahan's:Used by Maggie during the link up of Sizemore Rockwell and Wanda to uncroak the volcano near the end of book one. COULD reference Callahan's Crosstime Saloon, a story where unique people gather in a bar owned by Callahan. Callahan's

Crypsis: Used by Jack Snipe to hide himself, Stanley and several dwagons from Transylvito troops. References camouflage to hide from predators.Crypsis.

Ephedra: Used by Maggie to cure Parson's headache. References a herb that is used in Chinese medicine. Ephedra

Hoboken:Used by Maggie in this comic as an offensive attack, but appears not very powerful. References hadoken from the Dragonball series.

Hoffa: Used by Jillian Zamussels to activate a message hat and make a letter disappear[b1-010:9]. It is a reference to Jimmy Hoffa, who mysteriously disappeared in 1975.

Leverage; Synergy; Paradigm and others: Used by Charlies Archon's to fight the wounded dwagons. Like all of Archon spells, they are plays on management jargon. Leverage. They are powerful attacks, but seem to be connected to what Jetstone paid for.

Livingstone: Used by Prince Ansom to activate a message hat and make a letter appear. It is a reference to David Livingstone, who disappeared for six years before reappearing in a town in Tanzania.

Pozzolana: Used by Sizemore to rejuvenate a metal golem that proceeded to kill Webinar and his girlfriend. References a type of volcanic ash. Pozzolana

Scruby:Used by Wanda in the finding spell that grabbed Parson from our world to theirs. References Jack Scruby, who is considered the man who began miniature wargaming. Scruby

Trioxin:Used by Wanda Firebaugh to uncroak jetstone's units that were croaked in the tunnels underneath Gobwin Knob. References a chemical that is related to formaldehyde (preserves flesh). Trioxin

--Speculation-- (words used in attacks, but may not necessarily be 'magic')

Van de Graaf:Used by Stanley in the fight with Transylvito. It is a very strong attack that sends the Chief Warlord of Transylvito Caesar Borgata, and his bats, which count for heavy infantry thanks to bonuses, flying back. Uses lightning. References the Van de Graaf generators, or, a rock band by the same name. Van de Graaf]

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