|“||This isn't the Fenspace you're familiar with. It's not quite as blatantly magical, a little punkier, bigger in some ways and smaller in others. The 'Danelaw rules cislunar, there aren't any Fen factions like you know them, it takes a week or more to travel between Earth and Mars and the big new thing is the FTL engine that takes a mind-breaking two months to reach Alpha Centauri. Unless you're Fen, where the settlers of the outer system found an alien wormhole device out on a moon of Uranus, and crazy people go out and have adventures. Some of them even come back...||”|
—Mal-3, 12 February 2013
|“||It's the Ronald D. Moore reboot. Darker, frackier, with complaints from the fanbase about popular and iconic characters from the original being gunned or changed completely and everything.||”|
—Dartz, 12 February 2013
Humanity is spreading into space, using both spacecraft that incorporate the relatively new (or is it?) "handwavium" technology and the recently-discovered "Oberon Gate." The Gate is in the hands of "The Convention," a group of science-fiction fans who influence Earth socially, while another group of spacefaring people are using humanity's first FTL drive to establish a presence in the Alpha Centauri systems. Many of the transhumanist's dreams have been achieved, including Cybernetic Intelligence. It's an exciting time to be alive.
The Alternate in Detail
- The whole point to shared-worlds - the tales we tell about them. (If we ever do, we'll provide a link.)
- Some are strangely familiar, others are new.
- What's in this world.