The Immortality Circle centers on Mark Hynes, CEO of the startup Neurallus, LLC. Mark and his coworkers are producing a revolutionary neural network based language translator, but there’s one big problem. The app only works for two languages at time and crashes continuously. The venture capitalist who financed Mark and Neurallus forces Mark to transfer the code to a group of Romanian software engineers, who insist that Mark and his fiancé come to the dark and dangerous Carpathian Mountains. The Romanian engineers hold the secret of human immortality, but at a terrible cost. Not only are Mark and his fiancé at risk, so is all of San Francisco and the Bay Area.

Written, produced and narrated by Jeff Stefan

 

We meet Mark Hynes, present day, now a vagrant living on the streets of San Francisco, hunting the Moroi, Romanian for the dead. Mark tracks an emerging Moroi and kills her in an alley. Tasered by a street cop, Mark tells his story in retrospect from a jail cell.

Mark talks about his startup, Neurallus LLC and his coworkers, Boris Levi, Caroline Cafaro and Rachel Trask. Things aren't going well, and the little startup is running out of money, and time.

Mark meets with a VC representative at a San Francisco coffee shop to pitch the Galactic Language Translator, or GLT, and it doesn't go well.

Mark meets with the well known venture capitalist Howard Boltz on Market Street and explains the GLT. Boltz likes what he hears and asks to see a demo the next day.

Mark meets with Howard Boltz and Boltz's assistant, Daniel Moreau, on Fishermans Wharf to deep the GLT. It goes well and Boltz gives Mark a cashiers check, but under strict conditions.

Mark meets with Howard Boltz and Boltz's assistant, Daniel Moreau on Fishermans Wharf to demo the GLT. It goes well and Boltz gives Mark a cashiers check, but under strict conditions.

Episode7 Longevity

Years earlier, Howard Boltz meets with another VC, Walter Faber to hear a pitch from a young biotech engineer. After blowing off the pitch Faber tells Boltz about Andre Cel Umbri, and how Cel Umbri may have discovered the secret of human immortality.

Mark, Caroline, Boris and Rachel are testing the GLT, but it only works for two languages at a time. They have no idea how to fix it and Boltz is coming. Boltz expects to see a working, near production-ready app.

Boltz pays a visit to Neurallus with Moreau to see the app, which isn't working well. Boltz threatens to pull funding if the app isn't ready for TechSmash. Mark and his crew have run out of ideas to fix it.

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