Created as a device of theological command, the conduit for devout humans to receive a second life through a transfer of consciousness. The copy of a faux-womb birthed human would be held in stasis until the passing of the devout. After the great religious schism, a virus was unleashed upon the faux-womb programs.
Human and equivalent are birthed simultaneously.
Convinced that they are the human, obsessed with being the only one of their genetic makeup in the universe. Hunters stalk their Equivalent. The only difference between human and equivalent is the slow oxygenation of the equivalents blood when a mortal wound is administered.
Blue blood is the only key to the hunter’s chase.
The key to EQUIVALENCE