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The year is 2140.After numerous wars and several environmental disasters,
only two world powers remain: the United Civilized States (UCS) covering
the American continent, Western Europe and North Africa, and the Eurasian
Dynasty (ED) covering the coherent landmasses of Eastern Europe and Asia.
The damage caused by the long wars led both world powers to evacuate the
population to recently built underground cities.
Australia and most parts of Africa were sacrificed during the long wars,
which lasted several decades. Highly toxic biological and chemical weapons
were developed on these continents, leaving them so badly contaminated,
that no human life can survive there. Not even the use of robots and
machines is possible. The general opinion was that these continents would
forever remain uninhabitable, and they were wiped from every map. Most of
the world's population forgot that this land ever existed.
The UCS system is one of stochastocracy (coincidental rule). The
population enjoys a lazy and decadent life. They live for their own
enjoyment and let machines (so-called "Black-Tech" robots) do
all the necessary work. The population has no interest in politics, leaving
the rulers to be chosen randomly using computers. The Eurasians are governed
by the dictatorial Khan Dynasty. These days Tiao Zhan Zhe Khan (his name
means Provocator of War) rules the ED.
Due to the environmental problems caused by the wars and the contamination
of most parts of his country, the 34th Khan Yong Shi Khan (Brave Warrior)
ordered the development of a technology to replace parts of the human body
with mechanical parts, a way of reducing the population. Now, in the reign
of the 37th Khan, these goals have been achieved. The population has been
transformed into ascetic and extremely powerful androids. The "human"
body now consists of rudimental organisms which support the brain and numerous
mechanical components, which have been developed for specific android tasks.
Population growth is controlled by using cerebral transfer to create new
androids. An android's brain cells are used to clone a new body and the
mechanical parts are built around it.
Natural resources are becoming scarce and have to be extracted above
ground. There have been a number of small conflicts between the UCS and the
ED, the last of which escalated and became a fierce and bitter war - the
final world war. Only one side can win. This final war will decide who will
get the last of the available natural resources and ultimately rule the