- Absent Aliens: An important plot point.
- Artificial Intelligence: The Quantinuum AI
- Hit So Hard the Calendar Felt It: It takes place in the year 100 AQ (Anno Quantinuum), a century after The Singularity.
- The Singularity: It happened, now what?
- Super Intelligence: One of the main characters, Thinkwell ,has level 12 hyper-intelligence.
- Super Villain: Sublime.
- Teleporters and Transporters: The Trip Network.