Matter Editation

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Matter Editation
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“Manipulate the smallest particles of matter”
Requires Self-Aware Machines, Super Tensile Solids
Leads to Matter Transmission
Armor Antimatter Plate
Facility Nanoreplicator
Secret Project Clinical Immortality
Increases defense against genetic warfare
AI priority
Conquer: 1, Discover: 2, Build: 3, Explore: 1
‘Abort, Retry, Fail?’ was the phrase some wormdog scrawled

next to the door of the Edit Universe project room. And when
the new dataspinners started working, fabricating their worlds
on the huge organic comp systems, we’d remind them: if you see
this message, always choose ‘Retry.’

—Bad’l Ron, Wakener,
Morgan Polysoft

Not long after the breakthroughs in Super Tensile Solids and Self-Aware Machines, engineers clamor to research the last major hurdle in physical manipulation—Matter Editation. This technique actually changes the physical structure of individual atoms, altering characteristics like energy states, spin, atomic weight, and the number of protons as though they were entries in a database. This technology is the modern embodiment of the ancient quest to turn lead into gold-transmutation of elements made possible by atomic manipulation.