While not the largest, most profitable, or most cutting edge robotics corp, Trojan has the distinction of being one of the most influential.
Goldenrod Autonics, formerly Host Cybernetics and Robotics, is a well known and respected boutique auton manufacturer in the Cosmic Era. Their high end machines are easily recognized for their metallic gold exteriors and stylized features.
The tradition of Sabanto-Meido arose in Nippon/Japan after the widescale adoption of robotics and automation. It is a cultural movement to embrace traditional values and to counter the subculture movement of the Ko girls.
The Floating World, the domain of the Hikikomori
The Anunnaki are a secret society in the Cosmic Era
The legacies of a pre-human civilization in the Cosmic Era
The Glassenheim Foundation is a relict of the Petroleum Era, a technological hold out and a holder of terrible secrets.
The 228th Mountain Lion battalion faced a situation not entirely unlike General Custer some 500 years before. Like Custer's men, the 228th was almost completely destroyed, despite their laser cannons and drop ships.
And Cain went out from the presence of the LORD, and dwelt in the land of Nod, on the east of Eden.
The Fleabirds are a group of people indigenous to North America who have rejected the collectivism and sedentary lifestyle inherent in the Cosmic Era. Rather than living in the gleaming arcologies, steaming geofronts, or the great heaps of the urban rims and favelas. Rather, they live in caravans that travel the countryside of the continent.
The PCC is the second largest religion in the Atlantic Federation.
Where the clowns dwell, even angels fear to tread
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Those of the bare chin, the clan of the wolverine, they who walked away from the mountain.
'You don't step into the ring with Ali because you think you can box.
A forerunner in Black Datastream content, ACEG is known around the world for hosting and broadcasting some of the most violent, gore and fanaticism filled spectacles of human carnage.
The Newarks are a familiar and influential family in the Commonwealth of New England
A reference for people interested in adding to the Cosmic Era setting
The paragon of the sundry goods MegaCorp
The leading Megacorp of the Atlantic Federation
A cultural phenomenon born from the warrior poet ideal of the Samurai adopted into the mainstream of society
The ruling family depends on some magical artifact or place to secure their right to rule. A monarch isn't considered legitimate until he or she has been "accepted" by the artifact or place, whatever that might entail. It is also possible that some one else, not of the ruling family, could be accepted as the legitimate heir... A fact which the monarchs would like to keep secret.