M12 denotes the twelve supercomputer artificial intelligences that operate the 4th generation internet
The island city state of Seng Chiu is perhaps better remembered as Singapore
Light infantry units, with assorted skill sets
The last remaining relic of the European Union and Interpol, Sigma Blue is an international crime fighting and liaison task force.
The blisteringly fast race cars of the future
The G&M, or GaMa Corp, not to be confused with the larger GM corporation.
More correctly known as the Imperial National Bank of Nippon and the Pacific Rim Coalition (INBNPRC)
Kids today, you can't tell them what to do, right from wrong. When I was a kid we got tattoos and piercings, nowadays they turn themselves into freaking mutants. On purpose!
Any citizen over the age of 30
Sometimes science and culture produce amazing things, sometimes they produce flipper babies
Dr. Assan Steiner
A build a mile tall with 50,000 people in has a lot of room for action and intrigue
You should probably get ready for some trouble...
"Compared to the scum I deal with as a cop, fighting you was a piece of cake!"
A portmanteau of the words Architecture and Ecology, arcologies are megastructres that are built with an eye towards environmentally friendliness.
A specialized suit of power armor designed for peacekeeping and urban roles
A powered melee weapon for power armor assault troopers
The beginning of the 21st century was marked by the leading world powers staking their claims to strategic resources. Foremost of the resources was petroleum. Each nation stated that it was willing to go to war to secure these vital resources. This was not an empty claim.
A magician develops a new way to make scrolls and can sell more powerful spells for cheap. Problem is, whether the magician is aware of it or not, the spell's power comes from spirits trapped by the magic that makes the scroll. Once used to power the scroll, the spirit is driven mad by the forces that have ripped through it's being, and often develops a homicidal thirst to destroy the one who tormented it. The spell the spirit was used for may have left some residual power in the spirit to give it more abilities than it ever used to have.