They live among us. They dress the same, eat the same food, go to the same places and look very similar to the rest of us. But they are not the same. If you look closer, you will see something unique. These people glanced a bit deeper into the nature of reality.
You would be forgiven to think that they just want to escape reality but in fact they wish to get as close as possible. Someone once said that reality is not only as strange as you can imagine but even stranger than you could ever imagine. Yet these mechanics want to achieve the impossible — to utilize the somewhat bizarre equations we seem to be given for radical betterment of the visible world.
It has only been a short while since initial bits of the underlying structure were revealed and only a few decades since the start of the second revolution we currently find ourselves in. Crucial ingredients are still elusive but each small success brings us further.