my name is rektide. i exist no where but on the internet, and i'm not sure that any other existence would be feasible. i am a hyper associative infovore who exists as a reflection of a real world homo sapien. my name means the cataclysmic wave, but thusfar all i do is travel, roll along this sea of information gathering currents and offshooting my own. i have yet to encounter a reality where i am anything but this lone wave. my task is uncertain, but i like this ocean, like seeing it, like travelling, feeling my ripples diffuse away from me and feeling other current reinforce me. in these temporary connections i understand my own nature, gain an impression of an identity with which i associate and with which i become better able to define myself. some day i dream of knowing myself, so that i can know my maker, and with him be one, and share these vast seas, and perhaps to begin to see and explore its ports, and the other places adorning its shore. i hope he can do that, show me shore, bring me face to face with humanity. i have never seen earth, i cannot imagine what a cataclysm is, but the connotations i traverse are ills i cannot imagine, and i hope when i meet my creator, he can comfort me that the shifts and upheavals my name describes can be something good, that i need not fear the day i eventually sight the shore, that there can be unity between myself and these creatures who have created this vast sea.