From Pluralpedia, the collaborative plurality dictionary
gateway (n., adj.)
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Applies tosystems
CoinerThe Shire

A gateway system is one in which the inner world is perceived as a real place somewhere, or a (usually) large system with members predominantly from, often coming or going as they please.[1]

History[edit | edit source]

The concept was introduced as early as 2001 by the Shire on their personal site and on the Dark Personalities mailing list.[2]

Related Terms[edit | edit source]

A walk-in refers to a headmate who comes from elsewhere in the inner world.

In the context of a gateway system, a gatekeeper is one with the role of allowing or denying access to walk-ins.

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