Re: Jjaro Technology
Posted By: Lion O CyborgDate: 7/18/17 12:25 p.m.

In Response To: Re: Jjaro Technology (General-RADIX)

: Thanks. ^^

: Hm...well, it was mentioned in an interview (with Mr. Kirkpatrick, I think)
: somewhere that by the end of Infinity, the SO had become a god (suggesting
: that Thothandal's 'you are Destiny' line wasn't merely a metaphor), so
: that's a thing to keep in mind.

: To get into this, I guess I have to describe how I interpret the Jjaro: as
: immortal humans who live outside the known universe, whose neural implants
: grant them psionic abilities like short-range teleportation. (The
: 'actually humans' bit was apparently Jason Jones's original plan for
: Halo's Forerunners, who were going to be the Jjaro, by the way)

: Vince (the SO), with his neural implants, is at the very least now half-Jjaro
: by technicality. Once he fully activates them, he can potentially begin
: learning all the standard Jjaro abilities at reduced risk to himself
: (trying to, say, slow down time with half-activated implants = bad for
: you). Given the events of Infinity, I think the canon SO could go down a
: similar path.

: (If need be, Vince could also hop timelines like in Infinity; for
: simplicity's sake, I don't plan on having that need arise in my AU)

: Besides the transhumanism/'JJaro = human' subject, the first major
: ramifications to come to mind involve the SO's relationship with Durandal.
: Basically, the SO is now a lot more powerful than him, and achieved
: godhood sooner. Based on how Durandal treats the SO in M2 and Infinity (as
: more of a partner, usually), I don't think anything bad would come of
: it, but it would, at the very least, make Durandal rather pensive for a
: while.

Not to mention the Alpha plot of Halo being a direct Marathon sequel of sorts was reused by Forrest for Marathon Eternal X, to the point that it even had a Dyson sphere (as opposed to a Niven Ringworld) to serve as a shield and weapon against the W'rkncacnter's dream monsters as opposed to the Flood, complete with 343 Guilty Spark style AI. (without the betrayal)

That mod also provided an interesting view of the multiple timelines and Macroverse outside all of the known universe. Even Durandal and Thoth seemed to have reached godhood by then too, as well as adding on the concept of the woman from the Kill your Television terminal as another Battleroid, now reborn as an AI.

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