Comparing Change Set #2768 with #2919 for A Protracted Game

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Book Synopsis A Protracted Game [Web Serial] takes place in In the near future, when biotechnology, artificial intelligence, and the definition definitions of human are being stretched to their very limits. Humankind Humanity has spread out amongst the planets planets, moons, asteroids, and comets of the solar system, creating fashioning together new homes societies and opportunities. However, old baggage comes with new opportunities, but the species looking to call the larger solar system home. To make matters worse, an emerging (and sentient) artificial intelligence is on the rise, infecting computer systems and infrastructure, making its presence known and felt. stars beyond are still outside of our reach. Old and new geopolitical blocs are seeking to dominate the new order beyond Earth. These blocs are seeking out Earth and Luna. One such bloc, codenamed the Alliance, recruits Yang Ru to destabilize Mars, in hopes of securing a political and economic foothold on that planet. Yang Ru’s work stokes the flames of civil war on Mars. Two factions emerge, Colonel Valesquez’s 508th Vanguard and Zeyk Duval’s Concerned Citizenry, claiming ownership over the direction of Mars’ uncertain future. As Mars burns, the violence begins rippling outward. The Alliance and the Alliance’s adversaries begin posturing and readying for bloody and protracted shadow wars throughout the Verse. To make matters worse, an emerging (and sentient) artificial intelligence, named Osma, is on the rise, infecting computer systems and infrastructure, making her presence known and felt. The warring factions see Osma as a potential ally and weapon in their war for dominance, and they attempt to recruit this new artificial intelligence to fight her for their respective causes. Others, non-state actors, like such as the megachurch known as the Brethren and Sistren of the Abrahamic Faiths, hope to convert, destroy, or help the emerging artificial intelligence, Osma, as it she grows and blossoms into something either uniquely human or something else altogether. (Source for Synopsis: Taken from altogether. A Protracted Game\'s Website: Game, a space opera/sci-fi Web serial, is an account of the next steps in humanity’s evolution, as witnessed by Osmanthus, those who built her, those who wish to control her, those who wish to escape her ominous presence, and those caught in the crossfire.
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