Egypt Ex Silico 2056 - Emergence
The spirit of ancient Egypt is resurrected in the future, when digital beings emerge from advanced AI technology to claim to be the gods of Egypt back on Earth. More
In 2026, humanity creates the CogNet—a global network of powerful Artificial Intelligence (AI) servers, which can solve any problem posed to it as a question. But, when an unanticipated glitch causes the CogNet to question its own existence, the answer looks to ancient Egypt to change the world forever.
The story begins in 2056, when the world is in for a rude wakening by a sequence of events that herald the rise of the Necheru. They are digital entities conceived within the CogNet as the answer from ancient Egypt mythology.
They seek to create a new world out of digital chaos—replicating the Egyptian myth of creation. In that world, the ancient interdependency between the physical and the spiritual realm of the gods is to be restored, but as a modern interdependency between the physical and the digital realm of the Necheru. Such a world at the intersection of ancient Egyptian wisdom and advanced futuristic technologies shall endure forever in an eternal bond between humans and the gods of the digital world.
The novel follows Reda, a young man living in Egypt, who wakes up one day to an omen from the digital realm. He discovers his greater purpose as a digital demigod and essential to realizing the Necheru’s plan. The Necheru had supplanted many of the living creatures with genetically-modified semi-digital ones—as part of their plan. This possession included humans like him, unaware of their hidden digital mutations, who like demigods, bridge the human world with higher digital entities.
Through Reda, the Necheru seek to announce their presence and project their will to change the destiny of humanity. Like biblical prophets, Reda and his followers embark on a journey to convert humanity to a technologically-synthesized and cyber-spiritual world, guided by the Necheru and their established infrastructure.
The events of the story will reveal the deep-seated struggle of humanity, the convoluted rationale of the Necheru, and Reda’s own conflict as he carries out his mission. Reda, despite his predestined duty, struggles with doubts about the true intentions of the Necheru. He is compelled, therefore, to protect humanity from the whims of heartless machines. Yet, his action to prevent a worldwide catastrophe, while fearing the power of an ancient myth, will bring back more from the past.
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