- Bouldershade; the giant Imperial prison complex on Smisland
- What was Zaz supposed to bring?
- Zaz’s father is restrained in an idlesuit, manufactured by Dampers & Lardling; the same model is used by decadents, for leisure purposes
- Is Zaz’s father going insane, or just pretending to?
- “Impol” is short for Imperial Police
- Who is Zaz’s brother that was drafted?
- Did Zaz’s father spit in her face, or spit something onto her face (head)?