It was brought to my attention that not a lot of things were made very clear. This is my attempt to rectify that in a spot that won't interfere with the story... What is the plot? Still working on the plot, admittedly. Thinking there will be an overlying plot to steal the market from the rightful owners, but kind of hoping for a more episodic experience. Like you have specific missions - suspected counterfeits, weapon/drug smuggling, a dead interspecies war trying to reignite in the market - stuff like that. Who runs the market? The market is run by the RPs only 5-D beings - the Penta-Dimensionals. They exist outside our known multiverse and are able to travel through space, time, and alternate realities. They built the market as a place to join these separated realities, and in addition profit off them somewhat. What does it sell? The market sells virtually any and every commodity imaginable. It specializes in objects/inventions that can't be found in any other universe, such as 5-D televisions and 4-D smart phones, along with weapons, toys and so on. Thus, it's the most famous marketplace in the multiverse. There are lines a mile along to get in when the stores open. You know Black Friday? Imagine that - times 2 million - every single day. Since people live there, is it more like a city than a market? It's a bit of both, certainly exceeding the size of any city Earthlings are aware of. Those who live in the market are people who live in their stores. Sometimes it's easier than the commute. The reason there's more employees than residence is simply because some DO go through the gate for a job every day, and they're employed by each individual store. How does money work in a multiverse economy? All currency is exchanged at the gates for credits. They mean different things for different races, but for us 1 credit = 10 U.S. cents. How does one become part of the security force? Becoming part of the force is just a matter of applying. A 4-D or Penta-Dimensional will assess them by looking into their futures, determining if they'd make good cops by viewing their future record. They don't live in the market, as those that live there are store owners who can't afford another residence. What happens to criminals? Prisoners are taken to their home dimensions to face punishments for their law-breaking and barred through genetic scans from reentry into the market for a parole period. Disintegration is typically deemed when there is an immediate threat to self or others - same as normal police.