And that concludes this chapter. So, what's next?
Well, when I started this "color special", I thought: let's just see how it goes. Halfway through it, I realized it would end up being another 22-page chapter in the ongoing series. And by the end I knew this is the first chapter of "A.D 1997 - Volume 2". So, the natural plan for now is to assume that Volume 2 will be comprised of another six episodes, just like the first one was.
I'll probably continue updating just as I have the past few months, which is "not quite every two weeks". Also, next up are some great pin-ups which I've recently commissioned.
Lastly, a little bit of background info: This "assumption" Deckard is talking about hints at the crossroads A.D was standing at in the 70s or 80s (I'm not completely sure about the timeline yet), which basically was: should we continue artificial intelligence research, which didn't look too fruitful at the time, or should we concentrate on big business? The idea is that Alexander Selkirk (a name you may want to google), a member of A.D's board of directors, "proved" in an article that artifical intelligence isn't even a viable concept. And his work paved the way for A.D's change in its business policy. What's clear at this point is that Naomi's powers are somehow the result of Dr Park's black orb research (see eps. 1-6) -- and Dr Park was the one scientist who continued AI research without A.D's backing.
Thanks for reading!
its true I dont know anything about her orb powers. So they swapped their goals to be about the money instead of the science? sounds about right.
It would be unfair if readers knew more than the protagonists :3
And: Yes. Yes, they did. Boo.