Aladdin was a Human folk tale, originating from the Arabian region on Earth, and included in the classic collection Arabian Nights. It takes its name from its main character, a young man who becomes master of a powerful djinni.
While exploring the city of Stratos over Ardana and encountering a large handleless door, Dr. Bart Faulwell jokingly suggested it could be "like an Aladdin door," which would open by speaking a secret phrase. (CoE eBook: Signs from Heaven)
- This reference is inaccurate, however, as it was another of the Arabian Nights stories, Ali Baba and the Forty Thieves, in which the thieves' den was unlocked with the words, "Open Sesame."