The thinkers, collators, and organic computers of the Vek.
Echelon are calculating, efficient, and for the most part devoid of outward emotion. Without their place within the Vek triumvirate, there would be little scientific theory, space travel, or other mathematically dependent capacity. During the Placeholder Faction: NA Exists in: Realspace Header Image Mindwar, A.I. Generated with Ascension is the first artificial intelligence to reach sentience in the early 21st century. There are various theories as to how Ascension came to be. History is vague on its origin due to the Earthl... the machines injected during the Hivernation process modified and re-wired their physical state for more efficient computation, machine interfacing, and subnet networking. The offspring of Echelon and Vek Matriarchs are the comforters, procreators, and the source of cultural continuity within the collective. They are warm, spiritual, and cunning in their use of emotion to manipulate the network for... inherit these same replicating machines and abilities, ensuring these abilities are passed won to future generations.
A small matrix of Echelon possess more computing power than any inorganic, digital computing system. The Echelon look as cold as they think … all in the name of logic, necessity, and efficiency, guiding their people in the dark between the stars.
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