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T-HorrorT-Horror
photo6website0T-Horror is the name used for novels, comics and horror movies from Thailand. Most of the stories include ghosts (ผี = phi, in thai) and curse mixed with Buddhist and animists beliefs with a pinch of supers…

Talking animalTalking animal
photo2website0A talking animal is, in fiction, an animal that is able to speak and even behave like a human being or at least, to think like one of them (eg Rango directed by Gore Verbinski).

TalosTalos
photo1website0Talos, in Greek Mythology, was a giant man of bronze and protector of Europa in Crete. He went around the coast of the island three times a day to repel the invaders and pirates.

TatooineTatooine
photo5website0Tatooine is a fictional desert planet which is one of the primary locations in almost all of the Star Wars movies as well many fan films and comic books. It is the home planet of Anakin Skywalker and Luke Skywalk…

Tech-noirTech-noir
photo4website0Tech-noir (aka Future noir or Science fiction noir) is a blend between Film noir and Science Fiction (or Cyberpunk). The genre is known by that name since James Cameron called the night-club in his film The Termi…

Techno-thrillerTechno-thriller
photo1website0Definition of Techno-thriller, but also books, videos and web sites to illustrate it.

TelekinesisTelekinesis
photo8website2Telekinesis is the supposed ability to move objects at a distance by mental power or other nonphysical means.

TelepathyTelepathy
photo2website0Telepathy is the supposed communication of thoughts or ideas by means other than the known senses.

TeleportationTeleportation
photo16website0Definition of Teleportation, but also books, videos and web sites to illustrate it.

Ten Plagues of EgyptTen Plagues of Egypt
photo1website0The ten plagues of Egypt are the ten punishments that God would have inflicted to Egypt to convince Pharaoh to free the poorly treated Israelite slaves.

TerraformingTerraforming
photo5website0Terraforming is (especially in science fiction), the process of transforming a planet to resemble the earth, especially so that it can sustain human life. The best examples given are probably the Mars trilogy (Re…

ThanatosThanatos
photo2website0Thanatos, in Greek Mythology, is the god of death, the son of Nyx (Night) and Erebus (Darkness) and twin brother of Hypnos (Sleep).

no photoThe order of the ninefold celestial
photo0website0The order of the ninefold celestial is the name given to the hierarchy of the ministry of God. It consists of 3 hierarchies themselves subdivided into 3 ranks for a total of nine. The first choir refered as heave…

The thirteen crystal skullsThe thirteen crystal skulls
photo2website0The thirteen crystal skulls are legendary skulls carved from rock crystal that are supposed to glow at times and have magnetic powers. Some of them were discovered and the theories about their origin are widespre…

no photoThe three judges of the Underworld
photo0website0The three judges of the Underworld in Greek Mythology are; Rhadamanthus, Minos and Aeacus.

no photoTheomachy
photo0website0The Theomachy (literally battle of the gods), in Greek Mythology, is a reference to battles fought against or among the Olympian gods.

TherianthropyTherianthropy
photo3website0Therianthropy is the ability for somebody to transform into animal. The most common example are the lycanthropes that are able to transform into wolves but many shamans also have this power, but not limited at th…

Therm-optic camouflageTherm-optic camouflage
photo7website0The Therm-optic camouflage is a technique used to help blot out the human body (or even a vehicle) from the vision of the enemy. This technique can reflect light but also absorb the radiation of heat to leave no …

TheseusTheseus
photo2website0Theseus, in Greek Mythology, is the legendary hero of Athens, son of Poseidon (or, in another account, of Aegeus, king of Athens) and husband of Phaedra. He slew the Cretan Minotaurwith the help of Ariadne.

ThetisThetis
photo1website0Thetis, in Greek Mythology, was a Nereid, mother of Achille. She welcomes and raises Hephaestus, precipitated from Olympus by his mother. She refuses the hand of Zeus and Poseidon who woo, until they learn from t…

Think TankThink Tank
photo6website0A Think tank is a type of small spider-like armored tank with artificial intelligence. They can be piloted or act on their own or even be an effective team player of the Section 9. The think tanks, in the Ghost i…

Third EarthThird Earth
photo1website0The Third Earth is a planet where evolve the ThunderCats after fleeing Thundera, their home planet about to explode. In the new series, it is difficult to know if they arrived on the Third Earth from Thundera or …

ThorThor
photo2website0Thor, in Norse mythology, is one of the most powerful gods. It is associated with thunder, weather, agriculture and home. Thor was born of the union of Odin and Jord (Jörð). He is distinguished by prodigious s…

ThroneThrone
photo1website0A Throne is a celestial beings who belongs the third-highest order of the the ninefold celestial hierarchy. They are living symbols of God's justice and authority.

ThugThug
photo1website0A Thug is a member of a religious organization of robbers and assassins in India. Devotees of the goddess Kali, the Thugs waylaid and strangled their victims, usually travelers, in a ritually prescribed manner. T…

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