Autrus

Cap Kotz
3 min readJun 11, 2024
Author & MJ

My cottage front door is open, and early PNW summer vibes pulse. There are more walkers and bicyclists than usual, and I recognize Autrus’s Agitation Markers, a sign to shut the door for a while. It used to be RC rushed out the front door, happily distributing his drawings, which Autrus helped design, but Autrus doesn’t like interacting with people, so their alliance became strained.

Part of the problem was RC, a five-year-old boy, had only been recognized by the Persona Board for a year. And then, when the Autus People opened the doors of Divergent Wiring Awareness for public knowledge, Autrus emerged from the locked-down inner bedroom where he lives and demanded to be recognized, too. But RC (short for Rush and Crush) preferred the company of PeoplePleaser when walking the Surface Path. PeoplePleaser has a slew of tactics for getting attention, whereas Autrus has a knack for stirring up unrest and Meltdown.

Autrus is brilliant, almost Bot-like, and a talented pattern coder before IAI was socially recognized. The Metaverse came first, followed by Gaming Avatars and AI, only to uncover the more hidden realm, the Inner Metaverse, IAI (Inner Accessible Intelligence), Personas, Prototype Readouts, and Avatar Pairing. Autrus sees it all in colorful coded patterns. But, he doesn’t know how to build interactive connections with others — he assumes everyone is like him, and when outer stimuli overwhelm him…

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Cap Kotz

Writer and Story Mapping Guide, I follow the life path no matter how challenging.