IMAGINE, hacking has gotten so bad the U.N. implements a global artificial intelligence to supervise all web traffic.
FEAR, a scheming tech mogul who wants to link the artificial intelligence to his implantable bio-metric wafers.
LOATH, a power hungry politician who wants to associate his perverse sense of meaning in life with the public’s acceptance of the wafers.
HOPE, for a young web developer smart enough to challenge them before we all become web-tethered proselytes .
Throughout history mankind has been obsessed with various quests; the quest for gold, eternal life, fame, power, and the Holy Grail to name a few. Tantalum Mass taps into the quest for significance; that is, the quintessential search for meaning in life, set in a post-dystopian contemporary world.