There will come a day when mankind discovers the means to leave his solar system, to strike out into the galaxy and the myriad of stars and worlds beyond his own. There will come a great and terrible shock, because beyond that safe border, the galaxy is bright, and full of monsters
Both a sophisticated and ultimately disposable piece of spycraft, and the name of the profession of the people who use them.
Also known as ambrosia, nectar, bio-gel, and a dozen other copyrighted and patented trade names.
also known as a clanker, metal dog, trash can
The ultra-light droid
Borrowed from Battlestar Galactica
Once the purview of sci-fi and dystopian literature, rule be machines is increasingly becoming a goal of the Cosmic Era
Strange things can be found in deep space, well away from the gravity and nuclear fury of a living star
A variation of Man/Moment/Machine (NPC/Plot/Item)
A semi mobile fortress placed in the mouths of rivers, bays, and other bodies of water up to several miles off shore
A peculiar sort of horror, a mockery of terrestrial biology
One of the more terrible black treasures held in the vaults of the Atlantic Federation, the mutilated torso of a still living infested auton
The Promethean Faction believes in the integration of man and machine, specifically the placing of brains in robot bodies.
It's not enough to be GeneFixxed, everyone has to know that you have the best GeneFixxing possible. The best way to do that is to have it visible.
That's why VendiGeneticia has released it's GeneBrand technology. Customers have the choice of nine different brandings, from the subtle VG brand discretely placed at the customer's request, to the deluxe armband, to the VG enthusiast skin mosaic, popular among our artiste community.
A highly banned and controversial substance in the Cosmic Era
The weapons and methodology of close quarters combat in an era of spaceships, giant robots, and parapsychic powers.
From the cradle to the grave, the small things that define every human life.
Lifting the more impressive, absurd, and ridiculous weapons from games and movies.
Hello? Is there anybody out there, can anybody hear me?
The study and application of technology and human activity
Silk Armor? The Mongols wore silk undergarments under layers of leather armor. Why? Because silk is very strong. If an arrow hit them and made it through their armor, it would usually not have enough energy to puncture the silk. It could still enter their body but, because the silk would not break, the arrow's barbs could not do their work and the arrow could easily be removed leaving a relatively clean wound considering normal arrow wounds.