To Infinity, and Beyond
motto of Project Infinity
oft eliciting nervous laughter, the Bikini Situation involves not bathing suit bottoms, but rather a problem that arose from the bottom of the Bikini atoll in the Pacific. It is a serious issue for the Pacific Rim Coalition.
A primitive sibling of EDS, Electromagnetic Sensitivity is a rare affliction that grew to prevalence in the late Petroleum Era, and persists into the Cosmic Era. What was formerly a psychosomatic form of hypochondria is a recognized, and paradoxically, officially discredited disease.
Built in secret, housed in secret offworld docks, and funded out of black budget slush funds, the Infinity class exploration ship is a marvel of technology.
Also known as the SHT Division, it is a very small counter-intelligence and special forces task force attached to Nippon's premiere military contractor, To'a Heavy Industries.
Catharsis is the act of purging stress and tension. Most commonly used in psychiatric diagnosis, it is also demonstrated to absolute effect in the movie The Purge.
The Anti-Crime Computer is the core of law enforcement and peacekeeping in the Cosmic Era.
Locked in a geosynchronous orbit over Gdansk, a major spaceport of the New Hanseatic League, Raketenhaus Ader-Wissenshaft is the League's premiere weapons research and test facility.
Eager to steal some of that sweet sweet encounter suit money, DitKorp Klidergruppen engineered a cuirass based suit if light body armor, largely based on the composite coalition suit.
The Fleet tending bases of the Federation fleet
Part factory, part grocery store, part fast food joint
The induction of the Meena Ascendant into the Lunar Order of the Anunnaki, including the confession of the Ascendant and a recitation of the history of the the Hidden Masters and Greater Mysteries
Dimensional Science has started to unlock the understanding of the fact that the universe is made of layers, and these layers while interacting with each other, are very distinct from each other.
The Personal Accessory Network is the aggregation of all the SmartDevices in a person's household, as well as their personal gadgets, and their cybernetic implants.
Joint Operations Space Headquarters - Annex 1, also known as Joshua-1 station
the interior space of an arco is modular
Giant Robotic spider that loves farming, Buddhism and selling weapons of mass destruction. The cosmic era.
Aldus Huxley imagined a future where the masses were controlled by readily available doses of a drug called soma. The Cosmic Era is rife with drugs, some illicit and some marketed with the accuracy of laser guided weapons. The only thing he got wrong was that there isn't one happy pill, there are hundreds to choose from.
The House of the Forsaken replaced the failed Order of Ixion with the cyborg commandos of the Gendarme Maschina
Pirates' many bejeweled rings and piercings actually had a practical purpose - when the pirate or sailor died, the rings could be taken off as payment for a proper burial, saving him from a watery grave. This could be tied into regional culture, or made into a quest (The Pirate's Lost Rings, etc.). Also gives treasure-seeking divers another thing to look for besides crusty old chests.