Wonder World LLC is the largest operator of virtual theme parks, amusement parks, and other non-sport, non-mmo virtual environments.
The net went down, it went down hard. People got hurt, people died.
Things are not what they appear in the Cognitive Network
The CogNet might be policed by sentient programs and controlled by artificially intelligent super computers, but it is built on top of millions of organic memory cores that function as its host.
The spellbook of a long dead wizard that has gained the ability to read itself and cast spells from itself. If could be amazingly powerful as an ally, or use its magic to manipulate and rule a kingdom.