In a not-so distant future, a group of scattered souls grapple with their place in the world, and soon discover that their time may be running short...

Content warning: Please note that the following work of fiction contains references to sex and violence.

Main Characters

Jiang Xun – A skilled programmer in his late twenties who’s grown excessively bored with the world around him.

Makenzie (Max) Clarke – A high school student who spends most of her time in Parallel, racing competitively in AGPX.

Vincent Parrish – A wealthy motivational speaker and investor in his early forties, carrying the weight of something from his past.

Felicia (Fey) – A mysterious woman who shows a peculiar interest in Vincent…

Stex282 (Stex) – An enigmatic Parallel user, whose avatar has an old CRT screen TV for a head…

Faust – A rumored denizen of Parallel, with the power to make one’s wishes reality…

Supporting Characters

Mei – Xun’s supervisor.

Stefano – An old friend and business partner of Vince’s.

Pace – Max’s racing partner and close friend, an AI who lives in Parallel.

Ji-Hye – One of Max’s team members, Jean’s racing partner.

Jean – One of Max’s team members, Ji-Hye’s racing partner.

Darlah – Max’s mother.