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The '''nowhere''' is an inter-dimensional realm that can be accessed by those with [[cytonic]] abilities. The [[delver]]s live in the nowhere.{{book ref|sky2|18}} The nowhere is also where [[acclivity stone]] is mined by the spacefaring species of the galaxy.{{book ref|sky2|25}}
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The '''nowhere''', also called the '''negative realm''', is an inter-dimensional reality that can be accessed and utilized by people with [[cytonic]] abilities.{{book ref|sky2|10}} It's also the home of the [[delver]]s, and the primary medium for faster-than-light travel and communication.{{book ref|sky2|18}}{{book ref|sky2|20}}
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== Characteristics ==
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The nowhere is a space existing alongside the ordinary one, with different rules of physics.{{book ref|sky2|1}} The flow of time there appears to be disturbed; nowhere is often referred to as a "timeless" space, and it seems that only cytonics are able to perceive being there, with any other creature feeling as though no time has passed at all between exiting and reentering physical space.{{book ref|sky2|26}} This timelessness also extends to non-living beings, as signals and matter travelling through nowhere can cross vast physical distances in an instant.{{book ref|sky2|21}}
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Little is known of the appearance or geography of nowhere. It's pitch black, with the only source of light being the eyes of the [[delver]]s. There is no gravity; however, the nowhere either has breathable air, or the people who enter it lose their need to breathe.{{book ref|sky2|26}} Despite that, there is some physical matter in the nowhere -- the [[acclivity stone]].{{book ref|sky2|25}}
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Interacting with the nowhere leaves cytonics with a sense of cold and a strong headache for hours afterwards.{{book ref|sky1|epilogue}} Both of those effects seem to lessen the more a person interacts with nowhere.{{ref|text=In ''[[Starsight]]'', Spensa doesn't have the same experiences}}
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== Access and Exploitation ==
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Nowhere can be accessed by any [[cytonic]] by focusing and meditation.
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The nowhere is also where [[acclivity stone]] is mined by the spacefaring species of the galaxy.{{book ref|sky2|25}}
   
 
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Revision as of 14:41, 9 February 2020

Nowhere
Universe Skyward Universe
Featured In Skyward (series)
This page or section contains spoilers for Starsight!
This information has the ability to potentially ruin elements of the plot for the reader. Proceed with caution if you have not read this book.

Our ancestors were frightened of what lived in the nowhere.

The nowhere, also called the negative realm, is an inter-dimensional reality that can be accessed and utilized by people with cytonic abilities.[2] It's also the home of the delvers, and the primary medium for faster-than-light travel and communication.[3][4]

Characteristics

I was only in the nowhere for a moment, but in that place, time seemed to have no meaning.

The nowhere is a space existing alongside the ordinary one, with different rules of physics.[6] The flow of time there appears to be disturbed; nowhere is often referred to as a "timeless" space, and it seems that only cytonics are able to perceive being there, with any other creature feeling as though no time has passed at all between exiting and reentering physical space.[7] This timelessness also extends to non-living beings, as signals and matter travelling through nowhere can cross vast physical distances in an instant.[8]

Little is known of the appearance or geography of nowhere. It's pitch black, with the only source of light being the eyes of the delvers. There is no gravity; however, the nowhere either has breathable air, or the people who enter it lose their need to breathe.[7] Despite that, there is some physical matter in the nowhere -- the acclivity stone.[9]

Interacting with the nowhere leaves cytonics with a sense of cold and a strong headache for hours afterwards.[10] Both of those effects seem to lessen the more a person interacts with nowhere.[11]

Access and Exploitation

Nowhere can be accessed by any cytonic by focusing and meditation.

The nowhere is also where acclivity stone is mined by the spacefaring species of the galaxy.[9]

Notes

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