This story sets the scene for a number of later stories. Consider it a foundation for a new ‘story universe.’
Everything takes place in the here and now, with real current laws and real current mores. That is not to say everything will be believable - far from it. Hopefully, the stories will be about unbelievable things the reader wishes could be true.
This new Transformations universe is a follow-on to ‘Pygmalion Project,’ and to a lesser extent to ‘Redemption.’ Characters from both are included. The short story ‘Gary’s Gauntlet’ should definitely be read before proceeding. ‘Nice Guys Club’ will be referred to, and will follow.