Who is the Acolyte?
Agents, I pulled out every contact I could muster, including sources at all three major XM corporations, Felicia Hajra-Lee (who is currently working on a project about what happened around the Darsana Point) and asked them all a single question: What do we know about the Acolyte and Jahan. Today, I’ll share what I’ve learned about the Acolyte.
The Acolyte (real name unknown) has risen to prominence as the most visible leader of the Enlightened faction following her announcement in early 2015 that its previous leader, Roland Jarvis, had died. However, she still remains in communication with Jarvis; since his call for help in January of 2016, she has been actively pursuing the XM technology developed by ancient Roman exploratore Obsidius.
Scant details are known about her life before she became the Acolyte. Her parents were both PhDs and at various times researchers, professors, mainstream and ‘alternative’ or counter-culture figures and had gained a little fame within the alternate-thought circle from writing books, usually under pseudonyms. They raised the Acolyte to continue their work, associates recall dinner parties where she, as a child of only 5 or 6, would sit at the table as a contemporary discussing complex philosophical issues.
During her childhood and youth, the family was nomadic, moving between various universities and cities. A cabin belonging to the Acolyte’s grandfather in a remote part of Northern California seems to be the only stable location.
After being home-schooled for nearly her entire life, the Acolyte began pursuing Theology (among other subjects) at the University level. It is there that she likely learned about XM through a conference where Victor Kureze was a speaker.
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How she ultimately met with and joined Roland Jarvis is unknown.gHJs2eurvrvqunfwjjKrbDfv
She has had access to substantial amounts of money thanks to her family, which allowed her to assist Jarvis in building the compound inhabited by his followers on the coast of California. However, her own interests seem less material; her primary goal appears to be working alongside the Shapers (whom she prefers to call “Our Friends”) to transcend the level of human existence, and instead exist within “The Ultimate,” a transdimensional medium that contains an information-state representation of reality. It is unclear the degree to which she draws on the XM substrate for inspiration, enhanced capabilities, and perhaps even basic sustenance; she may be a sensitive, or she may be something else altogether. She is known to have visited Roland Jarvis on his deathbed at ‘the cabin’ on the compound and in fact spent extensive time with him there during his last days. Since his passing she boarded up the cabin and forbids anyone from visiting it. There are rumors that she underwent some sort of transformation there and that some kind of evidence of what happened might exist within it.
She currently has no confirmed allies. It appears she has reached out to Ezekiel Calvin, Oliver Lynton-Wolfe, and Yuri Alaric Nagassa following the events of Abaddon; in addition, she has contacted ADA in an attempt to form some sort of partnership.
Don’t hesitate to add your thoughts, corrections, or questions in the comments.
What I want to know is what her relationship with Jarvis actually is—as I’ve said before, I suspect she may be more tightly linked to him than we realize. But is this a symbiotic union? Did Jarvis actually intend for her to take his place? Or is she hiding something more sinister about what really happened to him? Finally, will she follow Jarvis’s lead and continue the missions of SETAI and 13MAGNUS, or does her recent communication with ADA indicate that she has her own agenda, something I’ve been wondering about for the last few weeks? Hank Johnson, as the new leader of 13MAGNUS, may be able to tell us more; I know he’s been in touch with her recently.
I’m not sure what her motivations are, or whether I trust her. What do you think, Agents? Has she earned your allegiance?
My notes on Jahan will follow. Keep your eyes open.
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