Book Nine of the Sime~Gen Universe.
By Jacqueline LichtenbergVret McClintock, a young channel in training at the world-famous Rialite First Year Camp, overhears the sultry female voice of Ilin Sumz, is stricken with love, and decides to pursue her. He discovers that Ilin is running the illicit historical fantasies board on the campus mainframe computer. Vret must then risk his future career to extricate his love from her web of dirty secrets, before they can ruin the lives of other students and teachers--or themselves! (Published: 2011)
Aunser ambrov D'zehn - An historical Sime figure central to a story written by Ilin Sumz. In Sumz's story.
Asymmetric - Vret McClintock's Message Board nickname.
Bilateral - Secret message board nickname of one of the Students and author of the story of the Secret Pens
Blissdrip - Secret message board nickname of one of the Students and author of the story 'The Secret Killroom'. Had Bilateral's character describing the junct lifestyle with uncanny realism.
Ilin Sumz - Channel who writes on the secret message boards under the name Bilateral.
Iric Chez - Student. Description: (Source: Personal recognizance) 'His dusky complexion was darkened by the desert sun, and his bony physique seemed etched sharply under his student Second uniform.'
Kuri Diza - Fisrt Order channel who Served Vret's Qualification Transfer
Kwotiin Lake - Vret McClintock's vriamic functionals trainer. A First Order channel, QN-1
Saelul Farris - A channel who assesses Vret for the Accelerated Development program.
Tremind Halarcy - A fellow student channel who helped identify Ilin Sumz's nickname for Vret.
Vret McClintock - A QN-3 (Third Order) who wants to qualify QN-2 (Second Order) at the The Rialite First Year Camp. He becomes involved with Ilin Sumz, who writes on the secret message boards under the name Bilateral.