The Eight Million System, also known as 8MS or Eimiss, is a series of nanomachine systems that became prevalent throughout the A3W world. The nanomachines are present in the air, the water, and the human body. They are responsible for things ranging from regulating the world's atmosphere and tectonic shifts to eliminating the odors resulting from pollutions.
Parallel Processing Power, or P3, is a measure determining ones potential for using the Gauntlet. It is centered around the concept of multitasking, especially in regards to simultaneously doing different things in real life and in virtual reality.
A euphemistic term for a prostitute. Secondary secretaries are hired by wealthy older men and are exploited in public gatherings. Some are tricked into entering a typical secretary position and are blackmailed into the sexual role later.