Dunkelzahn is Barack Obama.Barring, of course, canon.
The Matrix is a metaplaneIt would explain why it seems to act like the idea of Cyberspace as a place you go to visit.
Edge is coded into standard humanity's 'Junk DNA'Before the Awakening, metahumans were standard humans, with their metatypes traits in their junk DNA. But, what is in the junk DNA of baseline humans; it's not metahuman traits, after all. Well, what attribute do humans have different from the other metatypes? Edge. Humans have lucky genes.
Earthdawn is set in the Nth ageAn alternative theroy goes that Shadowrun occurs BEFORE Earthdawn unknown to the people of Earthdawn it's now the year 5000 and the past 2000 years have been "things" coming through, kicking the planet and people over until it has managed to return to the state it's found in Earthdawn.