|Into the Primitive Era.|
The Downwhen Terminus
Leading up to the Time War era, the Kac'hin were tasked with developing time travel technology. The Kac'hin had stumbled upon the existence of time travel because of their interactions with R. Gohrlay's tribe of time traveling positronic robots. It was the Huaoshy, within the Sedronic Domain, who first suspected that the source of R. Gohrlay's power lay in having access to time travel technology. The Kac'hin were created as an "appendage" of the Huaoshy that could investigate the human species as a suspected case of Interventionism gone too far.
|The End of Eternity|
|A Sedronite family tree.|
|Pelorat discovering the|
secrets of robotics
Time travel is no longer possible because the Huaoshy recently altered the dimensional structure of the universe so as to put an end to time travel, but the practical application of time travel technology was described by Isaac Asimov in his novel, The End of Eternity. Asimov's knowledge of time travel can be traced back into Deep Time, tho when an analogue of Isaac Asimov became a time traveler in the Foundation Reality.
|Noÿs Lambent and Andrew Harlan beside the time kettle.|
Beyond the Downwhen Terminus
We can ask: just how far back in time did R. Gohrlay send her positronic robots? According to Gohrlay, there are clues in the nature of the "all human galaxy" that was described by Asimov in his Foundation Saga.
|Our Reality Chain. The Grean Reality is|
also known as the Asimov Reality
And Telepathy, too
According to Gohrlay, it is true that the type of "sedron-mediated" telepathy that gave positronic robots their telepathic abilities also became impossible after the Huaoshy recently altered the dimensional structure of the universe. Strangely, the odd linkage between positrons, hierions and sedrons that was involved in telepathy was never fully understood before it was lost. R. Gohrlay simply made use of it in her struggles against the pek without ever being able to find a coherent scientific theory for its mechanics.
|Foundations of Eternity|
According to Gohrlay, even after gaining control of the Eternity device on the Moon, Grean was still severely restricted by the existence of R. Gohrlay's system for imposing a high degree of temporal momentum on Humanity.
|Trysta views the future|
However, the Kac'hin did discover one technological innovation of temporal engineering that was never available to R. Gohrlay: the ability to view Reality Chains. R. Gohrlay did have Reality Viewing technology, but she could only look "ahead" into the next Reality. Grean could look "further ahead" through a sequence of Reality Changes. Ultimately, that Huaoshy technological innovation for advanced Reality Viewing is what forced R. Gohrlay to a negotiated end of the Time War.
Given the important roles that the bumpha played in supporting R. Gohrlay, I began to suspect that it was the bumpha who were masterminds behind the creation of R. Gohrlay and positronics. However, Gohrlay insists that it is true that the pek really do take full responsibility for allowing humans to develop positronics and for their own failure to recognize the existence of sedron-mediated telepathy.
|Gohrlay's departure from Earth aboard Many Sails.|
According to Gohrlay, the bumpha do view we Earthlings as their greatest creation. It was bumpha Interventionism that brought the human species into existence on Earth and led to Orbho Anagro's fascination with Humanity.
Next: Gohrlay's past lives in Deep Time.
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