The Barrier is the outermost wall surrounding the TangleThe term "Tangle" refers specifically to the mass of humanity on Terra that resides between the three mile tall Techspire and the Barrier which acts as the final dividing line between the Tangle and t... More. It separates the TangleThe term "Tangle" refers specifically to the mass of humanity on Terra that resides between the three mile tall Techspire and the Barrier which acts as the final dividing line between the Tangle and t... More and TechspirePlaceholder Faction: Transcendentalists Exists in: Realspace More on TerraFollowing the Transcendence Wars (2300-2310 CE), Terra became an inhospitable world compared to its pre-war state. Regardless, huamnity was forced to eek out an existence there with most survivors of ... More from the inhospitable environments of the Zone. The Barrier is tall enough such that very few structures in the Tangle can see beyond it, while the SpireSpires is a term for the more specific Techspire, Warspire, and Lorespire that are the three arms of the human Triocracy. In a broader sense a Spire is the center of power on a given planet and/or sys... More itself has unhindered views of the geography beyond the Tangle and the Barrier.
The wall of the Barrier is monitored and patrolled. There is no way over, under, or around it. Any Citizen caught trying to circumvent the Barrier, or any of its security devices, is subject to immediate justice by CollectorsCollectors are exclusively tools of Techspires, acting as their enforcers of edicts and policies. Their activity is often, but not always, linked with automated Integrators that first locate and subdu... More without judgement by a Prefect. No Citizen so caught, nor any Citizen rumored to have made it beyond the Barrier, has never been seen again by family or acquaintances.
Also known as: The New Wall
Exists in: Realspace (Earth)
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