The Pathway to The Next

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If you’re not already familiar with The Seven Events of the Apocalypse (also known as The Prophecy of Macaper) – you’re in luck. I wrote an overview of this key piece of New Eden lore for Crossing Zebras. You should go read it, then come back here.

Back? OK, so now that you know what the Prophecy is and some of its background, you’ll notice that in the CZ writeup I didn’t spend a lot of time on what my personal beliefs are around it. I prefer to keep the crazier parts of my crystal ball gazing and tinfoil hattery right here at home. So since we’re here, let’s speculate a bit.

From the Formless Void, There Springs an Entity

The first three events are pretty much not in dispute, so we’ll start with #4. The fourth event as listed in the chronicle is, in my opinion, pretty misleading. It…

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The Revelations of Delegate Zero

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Inheritance: Something that is or may be inherited ; property passing at the owner’s death to the heir or those entitled to succeed; legacy.

Dictionary.com, “Inheritance”

So CCP Delegate Zero dropped a massive lore dump over the holidays, a Chronicle appropriately titled Inheritance. If you haven’t already, go read it now so this post makes sense. The title speaks at once to its subject matter (namely the handing down of wisdom and authority from the Jove to the Society of Conscious Thought) and the passing down of many, many revelations from storylines recent and ancient to the tinfoil-hattery lore nerds of EVE Online.

If I had to pick a theme for all of what was in this chronicle, it would be entropy. Rot, neglect and decay. There are a lot of positive implications for the overall player-side story, but for the Jove, the theme is the crumbling…

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Caroline’s Star, Part 1: Phenomenal Cosmic Power (Itty Bitty Living Space)

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Source: http://kakumeikivalvrave.wikia.com/wiki/Dyson_Sphere?file=Kakumeiki_valvrave_Dyson_Sphere.jpg Artist impression of a Dyson Sphere. Source: kakumeikivalvrave.wikia.com

PLEASE NOTE: THIS IS POST ONE OF FOUR. It covers the baseline facts that support my theorizing. Part 2 covers the actual theorizing and tinfoil hattery. Part 3 covers the evolution of one of those theories. Part 4, written a year after the fact, highlights the reality of much of what really happened.

So, the other day I published a panicked and hasty post asking people to look for the wreckage of a DysonSphere around the former location of Caroline’s Star, with little other information to explain why I might suggest such a thing.

I’ll start with this: This is going to be a very long post, because I lay out all the evidence behind my upcoming tinfoil hattery for your review. If you want the super-short TLDR, just go read my earlier post and do what it says…

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I Love This.

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I’m so tired of this day.
I’m so tired of this night.
It feels like everything’s gone wrong,
And nothing will go right.

So just stay with me for now.
I don’t think I can handle being alone.
I know it must sound silly,
But it’s the only thing I want.

So love me to the moon and back.
Then love me past the stars.
Love me deep into your soul
And let my love flow in though your scars.

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