Age

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An Age (D'nisev, sev) is a parallel universe that the Ronay, along with their descendants the D'ni, could visit by writing Descriptive Books and Linking Books leading to the Age.

Many D'ni believed that Yahvo created the Terokh Jeruth, or the "Great Tree of Possibilities." The tree has an infinite number of leaves, each leaf representing one Age.

The main task of the Guild of Writers was to write links to Ages, though many upper-class D'ni also knew how to write. Those who did not have the opportunity to learn to write Ages could visit the Ages whose books were kept in the Common Libraries.

Types of Ages[edit]

Ages written by the D'ni were often specialised for a particular purpose, such as producing food, or storing Linking Books for easy access.

Functionality[edit]

Ownership[edit]

  • Guild Age: an Age that was owned and used by one of the Guilds.
  • Private Age: an Age written for private use by a person or family. Ages owned by families are also known as Family Ages.
  • Public Age: an Age which was publicly available in a Common Library or the Nexus, for the general D'ni public to enjoy.

Other terms[edit]

  • Illicit Age: Ages that went against the laws of the Guild of Writers, and hence were illegal in D'ni. From 4305 DE (3352 BCE) onwards, the writing or trading of illicit Ages was punishable by permanent imprisonment on a solitary Prison Age.
  • Inhabited Age: any Age that has a civilization living in it. In the context of the D'ni Civilization, the term was generally used to describe an Age which already had a civilization living there before a link was written there.
Ages
Myst

Myst Island · Mechanical · Channelwood · Stoneship · Selenitic · D'ni City (K'veer) · Rime (only in realMYST) · Riven (not visited; only appears in realMYST) · "Puzzle Age" (not visited; only appears in realMYST)

Riven

D'ni City (K'veer) · Riven · Tay · Age 233 · Age 234 (not visited)

Exile

Tomahna · J'nanin · Edanna · Voltaic · Amateria · Narayan · Releeshahn (not visited) · Riven (not visited)

Revelation

Tomahna · Spire · Haven · Serenia

Ages Beyond Myst

Relto · Cleft · D'ni City (Ae'gura · Bevin) · Gahreesen · Teledahn · Kadish Tolesa · Eder Gira · Eder Kemo

To D'ni

Relto (Phil's) · D'ni City (Ae'gura · Bevin · Kirel · Great Zero · Great Shaft) · Nexus · Teledahn

Path of the Shell

Relto · D'ni City (Watcher's Pub · Er'cana Silo · K'veer) · Er'cana · Ahnonay Cathedral · Ahnonay · Myst Island

End of Ages

D'ni City (K'veer · Great Shaft) · Direbo · Tahgira · Todelmer · Noloben · Laki'ahn · Releeshahn (glimpsed only) · Myst Island

Uru Live

Relto (Phil's) · Cleft · D'ni City (Ae'gura · Bevin · Seret · Kirel · Great Zero · Great Shaft · Watcher's Pub · Er'cana Silo · K'veer) · Nexus · Gahreesen · Teledahn · Kadish Tolesa · Eder Gira · Eder Kemo · Maintainer Nexus · Pod Age (Negilahn · Dereno · Payiferen · Tetsonot) · Eder Tsogal · Eder Delin · Minkata · Jalak Dador · Er'cana · Ahnonay Cathedral · Ahnonay · Myst Island

Other

0023 Unknown · 0049 Unknown · Ader Jamat · Age 37 · Ancam · Aridanu · Arimarl · Aspermere · Aurack · Averone · "Bead Age" · Bilaris · Books of Birenni · Chroma'agana · Dahtamnay · Ederat · Er'duna · Er'jerah · Everdunes · Gadar · Garternay · Gemedet · Gravitation · Hereas · Herelding · Inception · Jakooth's Age · "Jellyfish Age" · Judgement Age · Kahlo · Kalamee · Kings' Age · Ko'ah · Meanas · Nidur Gemat · Oasis · Pento · New Pento Age · Perfect Age · Pirahnay ("Canvas Age" · "Gesso Age" · "Ink Age") · Rahtevnee · Rebek · Sedona · Serenol · Shimar · Shimas · "Spiral Age" · Te'negamiris · Terahnee · The Tide · Tilos · "Torus Age" · Trases · Venalem · Whiterock · Windring · Yakul · Yasefe · Yimas

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Types of Age

Burial · Death · Food · Garden · Guild · Illicit · Inhabited · Lesson · Library · Marriage · Mining · Prison · Private · Public · Research · Sport