The world after the end. Cities surrounded by fortress walls. The lands between them are covered by wastes and scars. The people xenophobic and afraid, clinging to the fantasies in the expansive computer generated world of the Hive. Fear mongering and propaganda spreads wide and holds deep the already ravaged people in the city sprawl. Where did this technology come from, and how did the world end up this way? Let darkness be cast aside and curtains opened as the few search for the truth to unravel the nest of shadows darkening the land scape.