The Fall of Hyperion Setting & Symbolism

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Time Tombs

The Time Tombs are mysterious structures located in a desert valley on Hyperion. They are moving backwards through time and are surrounded by entropic fields that ebb and flow. The entropic waves can quickly disorient sentient beings. The Time Tombs are open, but because they are moving backwards through time, it is speculated that they opened in the future.

Farcaster

A Farcaster is a device powered by a singularity that allows for travel across many lightyears in the blink of an eye and without any of the time debt that accompanies other forms of travel at relativistic velocities. The technology inspired its own verb, to farcast.

Fatline

A Farline is a transmission that bypasses normal space time by transmitting in the space between measurable distance, or the space between Planck's constant. This space is also known as Null Space.

Cybrid

A cybrid is a human being...

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