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Voidweb is an incredibly complex system of advanced foreign technology created by the Arkn. Burned into the central code of Its mainframe lies Voidweb's main objective: to connect the two halves (and other smaller splinters) of the universe created in the May 15th Catastrophe. This purpose was given to Voidweb by the five Arkn who created it.

History

The Entropy machine was a computer system created by five Arkn scientists, under order of the Arkn Council. The Entropy Machine was going to be the final straw that would end the Arkn and Dekn war. A main problem during the Entropy project was finding a source of power; this was solved when Cedric Kharon offered his Hethian blood to fuel it. However, the unfinished Entropy machine was forced to be activated prematurely under order of the Arkn Council, during the Elysia attack. Upon activation, the Entropy machine managed to somehow connect to the Nexiumadris, causing an overload leading to the Red Nova. Shortly after this, the Entropy machine causes a mass event called the Splinter. The Splinter was the mass separation of the universe into two ragged timelines; this separation was imperfect and flawed, which caused many smaller splinters to form.

After the activation, the Entropy machine, along with the five Arkn that created it, broke off from the rest of the universe inside of a small splinter. Large time fluctuations happen inside these "splinters", so it is impossible to know how long the five Arkn were trapped inside it. While inside it, they sought to revert the mistakes of May 15th and reconnect the two halves. They began to rebuild and heavily reconfigure the Entropy machine into the newly dubbed Voidweb. Voidweb then immediately expanded in growth after being activated inside the splinter.

Voidweb re-linked the splinter that the five Arkn were trapped in back to the other half of universe. The Voidweb splinter was linked to Elysia, with devastating results: the city was ripped to shreds, and 86% of the original population was consumed by Voidweb. Now introduced into a brand-new environment, Voidweb started to ravage the worlds and minds of all who came in contact with it.

Characteristics

Modus Operandi

Voidweb has twisted its prime purpose and not only seeks to reconnect the universe, but to reconnect the minds and beings of those worlds. Anything that touches Voidweb would be seen as a new assist to integrate into its system. Voidweb itself is a computer-like machine, but still far different than any technology ever developed. Voidweb is able to endlessly expand and spread thanks to the hethain blood contained in its system.

Voidweb spreads through a large amoebic exterior that grows in a Vein-like tendril fashion. This exterior, composed of a unknown synthetic substance, can behave like a thick free flowing liquid or a flexible solid. This substance, when coming in contact or presence with anything that isn't already affected by Voidweb will seek out and permanently cling to it. This bond Is made by properties that allows it to fuse with any atomic structure. Attempts to scrap it off or remove it are futile as it exhibits several defense mechanisms such as hardening or rapid regeneration. The speed of which it can spread and grow vary greatly, but is generally a quick process.

There is an interior area of Voidweb where everything that is assimilated is brought to be reconfigured, evaluated, and stored. The minds of beings will fall into two categories of store, or integrated. The minds destined for integration will become the building blocks for a new Vector or other units. Minds destined for storage will be put into pre-existing Vectors or new Vectors. Voidweb is considered a hivemind even though it consists of several other minds that can think freely. A accurate description of Voidweb would be a "hivemind of hiveminds." The way Voidweb harvests these minds would be via gathering from the host or using the host's brain directly.

Hierarchy

This is ordered from highest Authority/Strength to the lowest. Keep in mind this is only a list of known units inside Voidweb and units are constantly changing.

  1. The Central Mainframe Brain: It is unknown if this unit exists or where it would be exactly located inside Voidweb. If this unit does exist its decisions could affect the entire system.
  2. Vectors: Vectors are hivemind beings that take many different forms. They are made of several minds centered around an integrated brain. Some Vectors have very important tasks such as the creation of new Vectors. Other Vectors are used for the storage of personalities or thought patterns. The physical appearance of Vectors depends on the personalities they store or task they are made to perform.
  3. Seekers: A powerful hybrid made from Sethe and Lurkers built upon a integrated brain. The main job of Seekers is to go forth and scout new areas to spread Voidweb. A secondary purpose for Seekers is to harvest powerful beings.
  4. Animus: The Animus are terrifying abominations that are feral-like in behavior. The Animus are a trail mix of Arkn, Dekn, Humans, and Claisteoln, fused together by Voidweb bonds combined with Voidweb technology. Beings that have no worthy mind of harvesting are turned into a Animus. Animus would be injected into .Reality as data or deployed to fight/harvest Arkn and Dekn
  5. Arkn and Dekn: The Arkn and Dekn that are not used for Animus or for integrated minds are kept alive and used as workers or simply wander around with what is left of there free will.
  6. Skanarax: Claisteoln that have been altered into parasitic creatures. They burrow deep into the body of the host and attach to the brain stem. They require energy to continue living, so they require a host. They start to alter the host's mind to throw themselves into the Red Nova. They normally appear when someone is trying to escape the Red Nova or is approaching it.
  7. Humans: Humans are the lowest unit in Voidweb and are only valued for their minds. Strangely enough, Humans are allowed to roam around still connected with what free will they have left.

Notes and Trivia

  • The introduction of Voidweb was intended to kick off a new Arknverse storyline, known as the Voidthology. However, little content was produced for the storyline, and the concepts surrounding Voidweb were never explored.
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