The corridor is also named the Way, an east.asian mysticism connection to The Way/Tao/Dao.
The story has an inner-space narrative like the Matrix, with the Way being both the Matrix Space and the Hyperspace connection to other.alternative Universes.
In several realities, there is a nuclear apocalypse.
City Memory is like.The Matrix.movie.1999
Making copies of person.personality is like clay people.Kiln People.book.2002