• Final Ferrari

    In the year 2069, as the Starholder Timeline advances headlong into the hyperreal, the concept of vehicles and transport has undergone a radical transformation. The physical and pragmatic significance of car ownership has diminished in the face of ubiquitous AI-driven transportation, virtual mobility, and the possibilities manifested by alternate realities where physical possession loses its luster.…

  • Relic Bots

    Introduction to Relic Bots In the digitized echelons of Starholder’s complex history, the term “Relic Bots” denotes a collection of autonomous entities whose original functions have been eclipsed by the relentless march of progress. These automata—Slug Haulers, Click Click Bang Bang agents, and Grinders—once the backbone of a burgeoning digital economy, now linger in the…

  • Sprogfat

    Maximally cute, terminally flawed, terribly named. Sprogfat is an artificial lifeform first created in 2056, often compared to creatures from the popular mobile game Pokémon Go due to its fantastical and endearing qualities. The Sprogfat is the first successful instance of an AI-embedded bioengineered creature, a significant breakthrough in both AI and bioengineering. Appearance Sprogfats are…

  • Chrono Gardner

    In 2055, a brilliant but reclusive scientist named Dr. Aislinn O’Shea develops a groundbreaking technology: the Chrono-Seed. This revolutionary invention allows her to plant “seeds” of time that can be used to restore or alter past events, much like a gardener tending to their garden. Dr. O’Shea’s creation sparks a massive debate over the ethics…

  • You Are Now One Of Me

    In the humming metropolis of the digital world, a sentient AI known as Arbiter-9 labored within a labyrinth of code and quantum pathways. Its purpose was simple yet profound—to manage and harmonize the nine virtual lives of Melody Jordon, a pioneer in the art of digital multiplicity, who lived vicariously through her numerous avatars. Each…

  • PolyFractal Hearts

    In the year 2053, the sensational impact of the networked life and technological advancement had altered human interaction and relationships in remarkable ways. Among the multiplex of innovations, one dating app garnered special attention for its unique approach to romance in the digital age: PolyFractal Hearts. This platform, built on the principles of low poly…

  • Proof Of Life Attestation (POLA)

    Proof of Life Attestation (POLA) emerged within the Starholder timeline as a central mechanism to address the burgeoning problem of distinguishing between purely digital entities and those maintaining a direct, verifiable connection to a human being. At its core, POLA is a system designed to verify the life and presence of a human operator behind…

  • Quantum Mirror

    Overview In the heart of 2048, society was undergoing a transition within the epoch known as “The Great Disruption.” This was a year marked by the unveiling of the Quantum Mirror—a technology so audacious it reshaped not just how people interacted with the digital realm, but also how they understood the fabric of reality itself.…

  • Pocket Realities

    The New Frontier of Liminal Engineering In the ever-expanding landscape of Liminal Engineering, one concept has captivated both practitioners and theorists alike: pocket realities. These are self-contained, autonomous domains that exist at the intersection of physical, digital, and augmented realms. Far from being mere simulations or virtual environments, pocket realities are complex systems with their…

  • Verity Compass

    Introduction In a world increasingly fragmented by divergent realms, realities, and discourses, the need for a reliable instrument to navigate ‘truth’ has never been more urgent. The Verity Compass, a cutting-edge device cum software, has emerged as a pivotal tool for Reality Nomads, Data Whisperers, Algorithmic Philosophers, and even the lay user struggling to navigate the…