The Day and Night System is an innovative structure established by the Horizon government nearly a century ago. It was created in order to alleviate many social and economic pressures that were straining the city following the Disasters. Horizon had become dangerously overpopulated after massive migrations, and needed to adapt to the influx of people. It was then that the government decreed that half of the population was designated to live during the day and the other half during the night; thus maximizing the calendar day to accommodate twice the population. .– . -. . . -.. ..- -. .. – -.–
8AM – 8PM
Those that live during the day are known as Daylighters. All jobs, activities, and recreations occur while the sun is up.
8PM – 8AM
Those that live during the night are known as Nocturns. All jobs, activities, and recreations occur while the sun is down.