The future will be like in the Crest of the Stars universe.
> a race of superior humans is born when space traders genetically engineer themselves to be even more optimized for life in space
>the new humans thrive in low gravity, are smarter at doing computations with the ship computers and navigating in 3D space
>they live twice as long, and incidentally have blue hair.
>marriage ceases to be an institution, and it’s common for a girl to have genetic material from six fathers.
>the new race, the Abn, become culturally superior to other humans
> they are genetically superior to humans in every way and gradually assimilate most of the galaxy under their enlightened hegemony
This manga is why I stopped reading sci-fi novels and came to love manga. If I had only known there’s nothing else like it in Japanese, and most Japanese don’t like space opera, I might have kept reading sci-fi instead. Just a few pages made me think eugenics is cool, and “I want more space princesses who haughtily tell planetary civilizations they have primitive cultures.”
Here’s my response to traditionalists who reject being a cuckhold, and who aren’t attracted at the aspect of having your daughter come from 5 other dudes:
not wanting a genetically engineered superior baby
preferring random chance for muh feels