SW10: Superhuman World 2011 #0: The Briefing

Andrew Perron pwerdna at gmail.com
Tue Aug 2 18:15:56 PDT 2011

On Sat, 30 Jul 2011 07:51:37 +0000 (UTC), Scott Eiler wrote:

> Earth-Balance is facing a new ice age.  The Trillions sucked them into a 
> war against the Infrared Sunbreaker Choir, who responded by changing 
> Earth's orbit.

Ah, I didn't realize that was *caused* by the Trillions.

> Earth-Balance recently sent a freelance invasion force against 
> Earth-Wall.  They'd wanted to land in Montana, in the native-held Great 
> Spirit Alliance.  I used Ordered Realities tech to strip this force of 
> its weapons and redirect it to New Jersey, where the Turkish army was 
> waiting.


> The invaders into Earth-Wall came with a superpowered magic were-bee 
> that can turn humans into were-bees.  This bears watching, but it's not 
> the End of the Omniverse.  Were-creatures usually don't just turn 
> everything else into themselves, because they need other creatures as 
> food.  Ho hum, one more apex predator.

Very nice point.

> The Trillions are more of a problem, because they *do* turn everyone 
> else into themselves.  They believe in unlimited life – and they go into 
> suspended animation to support it, with spaceships to propagate it. 
> They're taking over Earth-Balance, recruiting Earthlings for their 
> spaceships.  I've added that Earth to the Ordered Realities blockade list.

The Trillions themselves are the creepiest, most hard-SF concept you have,
as well as falling into the coveted "really *alien* aliens" category.

Andrew "NO .SIG MAN" "Juan" Perron, awesome.

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