|In the Ekcolir Reality.|
Cover art by Antonio Schomburg.
Original art work by Zdeněk Burian.
The means of creating the Ek'col were developed in the Asimov Reality. Ekcolir, the prototypical Ek'col, lived in the next Reality, what I call the Ekcolir Reality. Ekcolir was sent to Earth in the 20th century of the Ekcolir Reality; he was deployed on an Interventionist mission. He successfully won the trust of Trysta and made possible constructive interactions between Trysta and Grean, which ultimately lead to the Trysta-Grean Pact and the end of the Time Travel War.
To play his part in creating the Final Reality, Ekcolir was sent back about 20,000 years into the past. According to Zeta, Ekcolir's mission in the past was designed to insert some special gene combinations into the population of humans on Earth.
|In the Ekcolir Reality. source|
|Trysta and Ekcolir|
Apparently Ekcolir is a folk hero on Tar'tron, so Yōd is contaminated with many stories about Ekcolir which might not be based on facts. Yōd accepts that the Ek'col were crafted on Yrwerd, but Yōd insists that Ekcolir spent a considerable amount of time living on Tar'tron. Yōd believes that Ekcolir was trained on Tar'tron for his mission to the far past of Earth.
Ekcolir came up today in the context of our discussion about who might currently be residing at Observer Base. Both Zeta and Yōd believe that Ekcolir and Trysta probably died on Earth in the far past. However, they both lived on as artificial life forms named Rilocke and Syon.
Rilocke spent some time in the Koly star system, then traveled on the Buld spaceship that came to Earth. Syon arrived in the Koly star system long after Rilocke had already departed. Yōd suspects that Syon eventually teleported to the Solar System about the time when the pek abandoned their control of Observer Base, possibly using the teleportation terminal located inside the Base.
Next: Ekcolir's mission into the past
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