RAIDEN FLUX  

Interfaces with synapses (or nearest equivalent) to draw electric power directly from the wearer’s body.

Definition/Summary:

Flux

  • Describes the quantity which passes through a surface or substance
  • A flux is either a concept based in physics or used with applied mathematics
  • Both concepts have mathematical enable comparison of the underlying math when the terminology is unclear

Raijin

Japanese mythology

  • God of lightning, thunder and storms in the Shinto religion.
  • Name is derived from the Japanese words rai (雷, “thunder”) and “god” or “kami” (神 shin)
  • He is typically depicted as a demon-looking spirit beating drums to create thunder, usually with the symbol tomoe drawn on the drums

Expanded info:

  • Legend which states the eight lightning gods were charged with protection of the Dharma by the Buddha
  • Due to a folk belief Raijin is thought to eat the navels or abdomens of children
  • In the event of thunder, parents traditionally tell their children to hide their navels so that they are not taken away
  • Some Japanese parents tell their children to hide their belly buttons during thunderstorms
  • Raijin’s companion is the demon Raiju, the deity is known to challenge Fūjin, the wind god

Add/Misc:

Synapse

  • In the nervous system, a synapse a structure that permits a neuron (or nerve cell) to pass an electrical or chemical signal to another neuron
  • The information nodes within the body