Others say that it’s not humans, but their daemons who were not meant to leave the atmosphere, real or terraformed. Interplanetary travel is dangerous, parents tell their children. Go too far away from home and you may never settle.
It’s just an old folktale, of course. Sooner or later, everyone’s daemons settle. That’s just how this works.
Well, not everyone’s. But Peter Nureyev never really had a home to go far away from. He hardly counts.
when kakugan are “activated,” it’s not a complete blackening of the sclera. it’s near-black, but because it’s a rush of blood (namely rc cells), it looks more like a dark bruise, with the color being somewhere between deep purple and red