Sheila Welch hates everyone, and most respond with similar, heartfelt regards. Unfortunately, Sheila makes the mistake of solving the rules for our universe, using Quantum Mechanics to create a device that can view any point of space, in real-time.
What happens next has less to do with physics than with the practical consequences of Invention. Sheila works for Quanticy, who suddenly recognize that they are in the “reality business.” Are they inventors or explorers? Who will Quanticy become?
Exponentially, their environment devolves. A routine day at the office begets wayward aliens, a civilized community of worlds, a hostile species and a bloated government bureaucracy trying to shut them down, Sheila pregnant and sickened as Quanticy teeters on the brink of insolvency back home while gaining in esteem, off-world.
The story will be delivered in slow drips with revelations that strike from odd angles. The author might be agnostic, but when Jesus of Galilee arrives to expose the full extent of Sheila's burden it seems almost plausible and will fit the mutations that have metastasized along the way.
This is a cautionary tale which reveals the downside to discovering the Unified Theory of Everything. It tends to foul-up your calendar for the rest of eternity.
Or perhaps it's just the story of how to sell trans-galactic phone services within a distributed,