Trope-a-Day: I Know Your True Name

I Know Your True Name: In the Empire, the UCID (Universal Citizen Identifier), or for non-citizen-shareholders, its lesser cousin the SI (Sophont Identifier) is a unique and unambiguous technological True Name.  You can’t do much with it, though, unless you also happen to have the proper ackles, which they don’t give out to just anybody.