In a trade war, the winning country is the one whose people lose the most. China tried to finish off western manufacturing. But they never expected the American response. Nobody did, especially Americans.
You don't just wake up one morning in a dystopia. There is a path. There is a story.
Anderson was a soldier in better times. Now between his divorce, credit card debt, and a truck without insurance, the American dream is nowhere in sight. Then he is offered a job by a mysterious man named Martin – five million dollars is a lot of money! 5 targets in 5 weeks. Who is he working for? What are their goals?
You’ve seen it online. The cute questionnaire with the elephant that asks, ‘which cartoon character best fits you?’ Answer as if your life depends on it. It does. Social Media is a weapon of the government. It always has been, but now mass arrests are coming. You are your threat score. We’re crossing the threshold from ‘do something wrong’ to ‘be someone wrong.’ What if those RETWEETS you made were for government messages designed to get you to self-identify? Remember that LIKE on that controversial picture from the news last week?
Bobby Calhoun is a young Houston television reporter with a comfortable life. He’s got a good job, a pretty fiance, and he manages to slide through without too much effort. Two days from now he will be in over his head and on his way to becoming the most hated man in America. Was it really his fault? No one had heard of ZLM 150151. No terrorist history on them at all. Home grown. Then they made their intentions known with the first five murders. Bobby didn’t ask them to contact him. He thought he was helping. Can he survive his own mistakes?
A decade ago Carl Millibank told a reporter that he would become America's first trillionaire. He's doesn't talk to reporters anymore. Millibank is running the the American response. Carl is a detailed planner type. Plan-Do-Check-Act. Contingencies and risk mitigation. Timelines and deadlines. A formidable man, considered a degenerate by those who know him well. Can he keep America on the road to dystopia?
Wide-spread systemic failures are coming and they are all according to plan. Then a rapid shift to the new model. The biggest change to America in over 150 years is starting and there is nothing you can do to stop it. It begins two days from today with the murder of a cop in Houston.
Read The Robespierre Conspiracy now while its still legal.
Then delete it, just to be safe.
Words your mother won’t like: Definitely
Imaginary Sex: Of Course
Satirical Viewpoints: Overwhelmingly