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Va-nah is the name of the Earth's moon in the native tongue of its inhabitants. The world is typically referred to by the average Earthman simply as "the Moon" (though its technical name is "Luna").

It is the main location of The Moon Maid.


The structure of the Moon is strange. The surface has practically no atmosphere and can sustain almost no life. The inhabited parts of the Moon are the interior, which has full atmosphere, lush forests, grass, and many bodies of water. The interior is illuminated by radium particles and light from the sun shining through the hoos, which are the craters upon the Moon's surface that penetrate the crust into the interior world.

Native Life[]

There are many types of life within the moon. All races feed upon other sapient life because much of the non-toxic animal life was wiped out long ago. There is abundant non-toxic fruit on the world, flesh-colored grass, and other strange-colored flora.





Once, the U-gas had a prosperous and technologically advanced culture before a civil war divided them from the Kalkars. This forced the world into a barbaric and a primitive state.

The Moon Maid[]

Coming soon...


Because of the continuous daylight, time means little to the denizens of the Moon. Because of the Moon's structure, the people of the world have little to no concept of outer space, much like the inhabitants of Amtor and Pellucidar.


  • Va-nah appears only in The Moon Maid, the first book of the Moon Maid trilogy.