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Sybil virus: Clues and wild speculations

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« Reply #525 on: <05-22-14/0104:05> »
trust me, there is more then enough current still active in MEAT to register a charge, thus, there is more then enough power to keep a few nanites alive.


And a few is all you need......
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« Reply #526 on: <05-22-14/0104:22> »
In Stolen Souls, it's mentioned that nanites draw off of the body's thermal and electric energy.  So lower the body temperature (as is done for some surgeries), add a hibernate spell (in hibernation, central nervous system activity is drastically suppressed), and that may bring the energy below the threshhold for the nanites to remain viable.  Too easy an answer, but speculation sure is fun!

Well, turning them off isn't entirely the problem. Since you'll have to bring that person back from being almost dead sooner or later and then so come back online the nanites. And fleshing them out might not be the answer either since the internal processes that normally flush them out have been disabled. You might be able to hook up a kidney dialysis machine or something else that filters the blood, but that won't get them all. Some will probably dig into the muscle or brain itself to do their thing.

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« Reply #527 on: <05-22-14/0111:09> »
In Stolen Souls, it's mentioned that nanites draw off of the body's thermal and electric energy.  So lower the body temperature (as is done for some surgeries), add a hibernate spell (in hibernation, central nervous system activity is drastically suppressed), and that may bring the energy below the threshhold for the nanites to remain viable.  Too easy an answer, but speculation sure is fun!

Sounds like it's time for a little exploratory surgery to test it.

Any volunteers?
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« Reply #528 on: <05-22-14/1708:34> »
trust me, there is more then enough current still active in MEAT to register a charge, thus, there is more then enough power to keep a few nanites alive.


And a few is all you need......
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« Reply #529 on: <05-24-14/0041:31> »
How about a clean hive of nanite hunter killers?
Check pg 83  in Stolen Souls for this, looks like the Hunter Killer nanites they tried to use were subverted/destroyed by the CFD nanites.

Maybe a whole new design of nanite using alternate makeup so they can not be compromised may need to be developed.

Ah thanks don't had the book yet.

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« Reply #530 on: <05-24-14/0729:20> »
I am curious about the interaction with Sybil and spirits. Namely: 1) What happens when someone infected with Sybil is inhabited by an insect or other inhabitation spirit? 2) What happens when someone inhabited by an insect or inhabitation spirit is infected with Sybil?
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« Reply #531 on: <05-24-14/2314:10> »
I am curious about the interaction with Sybil and spirits. Namely: 1) What happens when someone infected with Sybil is inhabited by an insect or other inhabitation spirit? 2) What happens when someone inhabited by an insect or inhabitation spirit is infected with Sybil?

Or, with a little less risk to yourself, what happens when a Loa rides(Possesses) someone with a late-stage Sybil infection?
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« Reply #532 on: <05-25-14/0458:53> »
This is discussed in Stolen Souls as well.
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« Reply #533 on: <05-25-14/0816:33> »
Where? I saw mention of using spirits and spells to blast the nanites, and definitely saw the mention of what happens to the Infected when they get infected, but didn't see anything dealing with possession spirits or inhabitation spirits.
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« Reply #534 on: <05-28-14/1653:55> »
In Stolen Souls, it's mentioned that nanites draw off of the body's thermal and electric energy.  So lower the body temperature (as is done for some surgeries), add a hibernate spell (in hibernation, central nervous system activity is drastically suppressed), and that may bring the energy below the threshhold for the nanites to remain viable.  Too easy an answer, but speculation sure is fun!

Sounds like it's time for a little exploratory surgery to test it.

Any volunteers?
I volunteer Clockwork.

But back to the subject: don't have Stolen Souls yet, but the way you are talking about this prof. Xavier suggests this isn't her first appearance. Who is she?

Also, how about a custom sustained/quickened spell that would create an offensive version of physical barrier that only works on nanites?

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« Reply #535 on: <05-28-14/1824:23> »
Patricia/Penelope Anne/Ann Xavier. PAX. Not that strange the Sybil kids also hold a grudge against Renraku and Deus' kids...

As for Clockwork, he actually did good work in Stolen Souls.
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« Reply #536 on: <05-28-14/2036:16> »
As he was warned, we are , as I consider his behaviour unacceptable bullying, 2 Michael Chandra posts from thread lockdown. Two posts, so he can get the second warning, from someone not on his ignore list.

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As he was warned, we are , as I consider his behaviour unacceptable bullying, 2 Michael Chandra posts from thread lockdown. Two posts, so he can get the second warning, from someone not on his ignore list.
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« Reply #538 on: <05-29-14/0126:45> »
As he was warned, we are , as I consider his behaviour unacceptable bullying, 2 Michael Chandra posts from thread lockdown. Two posts, so he can get the second warning, from someone not on his ignore list.
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« Reply #539 on: <05-29-14/0240:13> »
Did I miss something when I was banned for six months?
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