Tales of the Troianite
Don't trust what sounds too good to be true
Ever came across a Troi? You might have. They almost look like an entity, anyone we may come across on a daily cycle. Be wary if they are too good to be true...
Due to the history of disorder caused by Troianites, or Troi for short, they are seen as one of the most highly known Threats to look out for. The CART into the city, to entering a building in Sector 2: The Function. They lure interactions with entities by presenting themselves as beautiful and sophisticated, promising various kinds of temptations to advance someone's status, talent, or fame. Instead, these encounters result in trauma, confusion, or distress.does not disclose or confirm much information about these creatures but recommends that Ciers report any suspicions they have encountered one. The existence of a Troianite is also one of the main reasons why security measures are taken seriously in every facet of daily life, from entering one's home, to taking a
It is rumored that officials store logs of actual encounters in a high-security archive within the Ministry's headquarters. Officials confirm nor deny any public claims made are true.
There are four well-known types of encounters that have been spread through various types of media.
The Promise of BountyThose lured by a Troi who offers to know of a source of uncommon or rare data end up missing personal belongings or even less opportunity to synthesize data during their work hours.
The Promise of CompanionshipThose seduced by a Troi who offers unending adoration and attention find themselves distracted from their work or even forgetting to take care of themselves.
The Promise of TalentThose convinced by a Troi who offers to upgrade someone's capabilities to synthesize realize they are unable to synthesize intermittently, causing stress and frustration during daily processes
The Promise of RichesThose persuaded by a Troi who offers advice on claiming riches and fame wind up with mounds of work they are unable to keep up with as they climb the hierarchical ladder, only to crash back down again to a worsened state.
These stories have brought some level of paranoia and caution to the general populous. Proper access and harmonious efficiency are considered a priority for keeping the state of affairs in check. These deceitfully legitimate creatures jeopardize The System's way of life. Entities who are naive or childish enough to believe otherwise are most susceptible to the Troianite's temptations.
Despite discouragement from higher-ups, Ciers have privately shared tall tales of Troianite encounters in the form of audio dramas, handheld word documents, and art interpretations to consume as a form of entertainment. If found by Ministry officials, they are usually confiscated and disposed of in a somewhat superstitious fear that the Threat may proliferate from having so much attention.