G7: Twin Vales#141289

Taking Trees By Chance

Biodiversity in Rialo of 2035 is achieved by gaming via random combinations of genes. One outcome involved blending of animal and plant genes and created intelligent talking/thinking mangrove trees in the archipelago.


Alen Catolico, Barbara Rodrigues Mota, Jessica Escobedo, Elizabeth Valmont

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E5: Senshai Valley#142422

Potion Allowing Travel

During a visit to the region’s largest alpaca farm, we uncovered a lab designed to distill the saliva of the animals to create a tincture used for a new form of transportation particularly suited to warfare. It allows those who take it to disappear from Rilao and reappear anywhere in the world for several minutes, enabling these travelers to glean information useful in battles with outsiders.

(Shown here: the possessions of the only captured Rilaoan potion-traveller, who was intercepted outside of Seoul, Korea in late 2014. Their capture was attributed to only having the outdated map shown here, which was apparently cut out of a 1969 issue of National Geographic.)


Holly Willis, Althea Capra, Pedro Curi, Henry Jenkins, Paul Jones, Geoffrey Long