Altered Carbon is an American web T.V. series based on the novel of the same name by Richard K. Morgan. The series is all about an investigator Takeshi Kovacs, who is with the mission to solve a murder. The world has evolved, and the consciousness of one person can be transferred to another body.
Season 1 of the series was released on 2nd February 2018. It included ten episodes and successfully streamed on Netflix. The wide popularity gained by the first season lead to the release of the second season on 27th February 2020. This season included eight episodes. An anime movie released on 19th March is a significant example of how much the series was popular among the audience and critics.
What Happened In Season 1?
The story is pictured to be set in the year 2384. Incidents take place at a futuristic metropolis which is called BayCity. The season depicts the advanced technology with which a person’s consciousness and memories are stored in a disk-shaped device (cortical stacks). They can be in a person’s vertebrate at the back of his neck.
The stacks can be transferred from one body to another after one’s death. These are also dangerous since the destruction of stack cause the person’s death. There will be no backup for such disasters. With this, people can live forever without the fear of death. But only the wealthiest who are referred to as Meths can change their bodies through clones.
The story builds over as Takeshi Kovacs is introduced. 300-year-old Meth named Laurens Bancroft offers Kovacs the chance to solve his own murder.
All About Season 2
After the ending of Season 1, the plot of Season 2 seems to be set after 30 years. The story involves Kovac searching for his lost love Quellcrist Falconer. Kovac, with his mercenary skills and potential, continues the quest for Quell even after centuries. He is recruited back to the home planet of Harlan’s world. This was after decades of planet-hopping and deep search all around the galaxy.
Struggling with his past instances of life, Kovac sets to investigate a series of cold-blooded murders. The story takes a plot turn when he realizes that his mission to resolve the murders and his search for Quell turns out to be the two sides of a coin. He realizes the mysteries are twined together and solving one will give an answer to the other one too. Kovac is accompanied by his loyal A.I.Poe. He then joins with new people and forms allies to destroy the enemies and find the truth in all the mysteries.