- The CHEEK is obviously a children’s work camp. State-sponsored, most likely.
- I’m changing the “designer narcotics” line to “The hologram shifted; it was an advertisement for Quebec Dollars, the hottest new cryptocurrency. She kept walking. “ I like the idea that Quebec separated from the rest of Canada and ended up with a strong dollar. With a little sci-fi touch 😀
- An exabyte is one billion gigabytes! Yowza!!
- Pigeon’s gun is a Welrod (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Welrod)
- The ARTrain = Advanced Rapid Train. The initial urban development project was called ART = Advanced Rapid Transit. So the thing got called the ARTrain. Cool “fact”
Author’s Commentary Part II