What is Omegaverse?

Contemporary omegaverse (like the PoisonVerse) is a world that mirrors our ownthink phones, cars, and celebrity TV. The main difference in this reimagined society is a hierarchy based on 3 designations of citizen: alphas, betas, and omegas.

Each omegaverse can have slightly different rules, but this is usually the gist! And there are, in this case, no shiftersjust people.

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The Designations


Betas are your everyday people that are like the glue in society, keeping things running smoothly.  They can hang out with alphas and omegas without drama.


The boss type. Typically strong, in charge, and natural leaders. They are often growly and intense, and can also be really hormonal, protective, and possessive when they claim someone. Alphas also have special equipment that omegas, in particular, love.

In the PoisonVerse, alphas are less common than betas, but more common than omegas as they can somewhat predictably be born to alpha-omega parents.


Omegas are rare, and often paired with an alpha pack. They become the center of the pack, and are sometimes seen as needing protection—but don’t be  fooled, because it’s not always that simple. Like alphas, they’re possessive, hormonal and territorial.

In the PoisonVerse, omegas are rare and randomly born.

Other Helpful Terms


The really cute part where omegas make super cozy blanket forts. They're getting their space perfect, usually because they're prepping for heat. It's like making the ultimate chill zone for a Netflix binge, but with way more hormones. Nesting can look different for each omega.


When omegas get super-hormonal and all they can think about is finding an alpha or pack of alphas to get it on. It's like their bodies are saying, "I need s** now”, and it can get pretty intense. In the PoisonVerse they last around 3-7 days and occur around every 3-4 months.


When alphas hit rut mode, it's like their inner beast wakes up. They get really into the idea of finding an omega to be all… ‘romantic’ with (ha) especially if an omega is in heat. They get primal, horny, and possessive.

Scent Matches

Basically fated mates! between an alpha (pack) and an omega.

In some Omegaverse worlds, omegas and alphas can have multiple scent matches. In the PoisonVerse, they only get one at a time. Once the scent match locks in, that's it!


When alphas and omegas are drawn to ‘packing up,’ which is when they bite or bond together and exist as a large family unit. Most packs consist of 3+ alphas with one omega, but betas can join too.

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PoisonVerse Specific Worldbuilding

The PoisonVerse does have normal bonds that function similarly to many omegaverses, it also has two additional bond types. Packs with the bonds below cannot bond additional omegas into the pack.

Bond Types

Princess Bonds*


'A bond of reverence'

An omega dominated bond. A bond that places the omega in a position of high authority within the pack. This bond can only form between scent-matched mates. If rejected, the omega becomes a duchess (see below), and the rejected pack does not get another scent-matched mate. It's a high-risk bond for alphas to offer.

Visually pearly white marks with a glittery sheen.

Dark Bonds*


'A bond of control'

An alpha dominated bond. A dark bond is a bond of ultimate control of an alpha over an omega. It can be claimed by a bite, even without consent. Omegas in a dark bond must follow all commands given to them. Resisting commands leaves them in pain. In the PoisonVerse it is illegal to dark bond an omega unless they are gold pack, or unless they give consent for the bond.

Visually dark marks, leeching poison.


Gold Pack Omegas

[Closed] [PoisonVerse exclusive] Outcast omegas.

Gold pack omegas are omegas who either choose not to go to the Institute within a year of perfuming, or are forcibly kept away . Without the injection the Institute offers, their eyes turn gold, marking them as outcasts and a threat to society's safety. Alpha children birthed by gold packs are Rogues—alphas who are not constrained by laws that keep the population safe. Gold pack omegas are forbidden from having children and are unprotected by many laws designed to keep omegas safe.

Duchesses and Dukes*


Omegas who have rejected princess bonds (or rejected their own mates).

They are desired, and their scents are particularly alluring. Rich packs like to have duchesses on their arms for the status they bring. They are usually well-off and have their pick of suitors while they remain packless.



Beta companions to packs of alphas who don't have omegas and need alternative forms of balancing.

Free Use

An asterisk (*) [Open] next to a term indicates that it is part of PoisonVerse worldbuilding and has been made accessible to the broader omegaverse.

  1. The use of these concepts is left to the author's interpretation. These ideas are freely available for inspiration or direct adoption by name to other omegaverse content outside of the PoisonVerse. However, incorporating these terms does not classify the content as PoisonVerse content by brand or title, which is under the oversight and approval of Marie Mackay.
  2. The PoisonVerse does not claim to have created any of the individual ideas as separate entities (e.g., bonds of control as a general concept); but only the use of these concepts, such as the details, characters, and unique elements in addition to title when attributed to an omegaverse setting in the manner in which it has been.
  3. The PoisonVerse is not responsible for how authors choose to utilize these ideas. It is important to emphasize that the PoisonVerse promotes inclusivity and explicitly denounces morally objectionable actions, including but not limited to homophobia, transphobia, racism, sexism, and any actions targeting marginalized communities.