Shadow Nations: Gangs of New London
Kultist of Stimulus.
A junkie willing to do anything for their next fix.
Extremely questionable draught, particularly one claimed to have special powers.
‘Shut up’, particularly as a warning.
Insane (person). Particularly delusional ones.
Someone who makes a living using (mostly) non-lethal force.
Male Scandinavian migrant.
A fool who should have known better.
A member of the Billy Clubs.
A knowledgeable or powerful person. Signs admiration.
The Blue Bloods.
Cheating someone of what they value.
The Brick Boys
Low quality spirits or ale.
A drunkard, particularly habitual drinkers.
Catch the Blues
A person or district falls under the influence of Blue Bloods.
Whatever people are currently talking about; news, gossip, etc.
Supporter of the Bishop of Canterbury.
The Billy Clubs.
A shrewd or savvy individual able to care for themselves.
Amount of shots fired in a burst. Automatic firearms.
The secret; the unknown.
Mystic. Partially refers to their susceptibility to the Rancor Disease but also sounds similar to ‘fable’.
Hellspring. Has a clear racist tone.
Give (smn) the Laugh
Escape from someone; both literally and from their influence.
Kultist of Requiem.
Newblood. Particularly those from Ukrainia. Also refers to Ukrainian migrants in general.
A paranoid person, especially violent conspiracy theorists. Used as a tribute to the current Pope.
Hate pills (drug).
Hate pills (drug).
In Boxes and Pieces
Dead, particularly after a violent death.
Murderer. Particularly serial killers.
A fake or forgery.
Customer of a prostitute.
Spirit coins. Comes from ‘K’ and ‘jink’. Also because Kultists pay well for them, the pronunciation imitates a cash register.
A place to sleep for the night (before moving on).
Piece of technology.
A fool who intrudes on others’ business.
A German person.
The Longtime Lads.
The Borough Lords
Any user of overt occult powers.
Hellspring of Torment.
Tome of Praenomen.
A gangster without an acknowledged gang. Often implies that they are out to make a name for themselves.
Prostitute (woman). Also used as a verb for paid sexual services.
Other Book, the
The New Bible.
Other Side, the
The spirit dimension.
Swindling or conning someone.
An everyday rude phrase, the exact meaning of which varies.
Pray to the Ninth Circle.
To use whatever means, no matter how immoral, to achieve a goal.
Hate pills (drug) and the people using them.
Kultist of Torment.
Oneiroroot (drug). Sometimes also ‘sweet root’.
Rub the Bloodtower
Grovelling for a volatile person in hopes of their good will. Also used as an euphemism for handjobs and (male) masturbation when someone’s ‘bloodtower’ is rubbed.
Kultist of the Azure Hyaline. Used mostly sardonically.
Kultist of Avarice.
A newcomer unfamiliar with the ways of London. Particularly if they find the truth unfair.
Greece, due to its thick overgrowth and bad communications.
Shit on the Docks.
To have your shipped (illegal) wares confiscated.
To smuggle (successfully).
An unfortunate person to be sympathised with.
Male prostitute. Often in the form ‘soldier boy’.
Disappearing without a trace. Can be ‘served’ to someone, making them disappear.
Honest and reliable.
The King’s Bible.
The name by which someone is known.
Kultist of the Spiritual Essence.
Customer of a prostitute, as called by members of the trade.
Kultist of Pestilence.
What a Lovely Day.
A phrase often uttered while fighting for your dear life.
Kultist of the Box of Under.
Kultist of Carnivoria.
To leave for later. Often used in the imperative.