In the far future, tiny bots injected into the body can do great good-or great harm, depending on what kind of bots they are.
A class of cybernetic prosthetics worn over the face
Augscannens are common handheld devices used by security and law enforcement agencies
A land is reigned by a circle of powerful men who control every aspect of the citizen's life. This cabal changes members often. In reality, the spectres of a small necromantic covent possess and control the people in power. Since they simply possess the bodies, they can leave when old age overcomes their shells and possess a new up-and-coming noble.