SW10/WWW: Powernaut 2005 #30: The Powernaut Was Right!

Andrew Perron pwerdna at gmail.com
Sat Feb 7 12:46:59 PST 2015

On 2/7/2015 2:35 PM, Scott Eiler wrote:
> We Win!  ... well, maybe not so fast.  Occulator Compuplex continues!
> http://www.eilertech.com/stories/powernaut/2005e.htm#30

Reminds me of https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/u/8877212/3394833-21.jpg

> It's been supposed that universal power is too much for a human mind to
> handle. But in my experience, the Engine-Gems of Reality are easily handled.
> It is as though they *want* to be used. You may never understand them all, but
> they won't overload your brain any more quickly than a dictionary will. The
> main problem with using them is, they tend to break things much more easily
> than they fix them. It's like having the root password to reality. They do
> have an Undo capability, though - unless the Engine of Permanence is there.

This makes a *heck* of a lot of sense.

> At some level, even Spanker 4 realized the Engines could break things it
> wasn't his mission to break. That is likely why he barely used them at all,
> and only against the creatures which were directly opposing him. I know this
> because... well, I'm getting ahead of myself.

Also makes sense. <3

Andrew "NO .SIG MAN" "Juan" Perron, spank'd!

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