In the year 2501, L lived in The Perfect World -- a small city that was built secretly in the forest and was covered by an artificial sky. All around, the nature was fake. No animals existed. Civilians did not need to worry about food since in every house there was an NIM machine hanging on the wall that injected nutrients into their veins three times a day -- just like breakfast, lunch, and dinner. People had an ID code number on the backs of their necks.
In The Perfect World, there were no schools or books because there was a machine named KISA that transferred basic knowledge automatically to each human’s brain. President Wydell told people that it improved their intelligence while they slept at night.
L was a 15-year-old boy with orange hair and a black tattoo of the number 301 on his neck. He had lived separately from his parents since he was 12.
He slept in a pod and wore a white bandanna through which knowledge was transmitted to him from the KISA machine.
Soon, L would be able to work.
“We’re all geniuses since we don’t need to put much effort into becoming intelligent.”
That was what President Wydell always said to the people. He was the one who determined professions for them. When babies were born, he chose jobs for them -- ones that would serve the best interests of The Perfect World....