The future did not live up to expectations, much like it never does.
Technological, engineering and even social advances came to a screeching halt in the middle of the twenty first century as war ravaged parts of the tired planet.
The armistice that was called to cease the near constant blood shed held in its contracts that all advances in every field of science be shared freely between the warring countries.
Due to the pride of a handful men who had more money between themselves than the combined means of the countries they ruled, since then there have been no major advancements.
The following fifty years bred corruption and a struggle for power in the United States.
After the war and countless scrimmages that followed, America lost what remained of its objective sense of morality on its bloody journey back to the top of the world.
He with the most money and bigger forces ruled the world, and that became the United States.
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