The First Superheroes
- World Population reached 7 Billion.
- Flying cars appeared on the market.
- The Plague hit, wiping out 50% of the human population.
- Martial law is declared in most of the industrialized world to combat disease.
- Population of the USA is microchipped at birth.
- Worldwide, wars end as countries recall their armies to deal with domestic problems.
- The Great Recovery begins. Abundant resources heralds new age of prosperity worldwide.
- Hyperinflation begins to grip the USA.
- Apple collapses, leaving Android in a position to Monopolize the smartphone market, leading in turn to greater reliance on Android products for online and in-store purchasing.
- The Tea Party returns to power, and privatizes most of the US government functions.
- China begins lunar probes.
- Genetic enhancement, and robotic enhancement to the human body becomes a fashion statement.
- The Second Coming occurs. Jesus backs the tea party, and they gain even more control over the house and senate.
- All children have their genes mapped at birth.
- Solar power overtakes fossil fuels as cheapest source of energy.
- Keyboard and mice become obsolete with new voice and eye controlled computers.
- Tea party fails to reach goals. US govt is bankrupt.
- The Caliphate comes to power across much of the Middle East, unifying it.
- Global Warming accepted as fact. Global warming by this point has undeniable effects.
- The Third Coming occurs in the Middle East, this time, Jesus backs the newly formed caliphate.
- Atlantis begins to reappear in Pacific.
- Women finally catch up to men in pay.
- NASA sold to private company SpAces Wild and develops Moon Base 1.
- China lands people on the moon in collaboration with Moon Base 1.
- World population recovers to full strength (8 Billion people).
- Atlantis emerges completely.
- First cases of Mutant class appear, and the first confrontation with police.
- National Guard reaction to Mutants, to the world. video goes viral, exposing mutants, and
- The West Coast of the USA falls into the sea.
- China invades the USA straight after the collapse, controlling much of the west coast, and taking Atlantis.
- The US surrenders West Coast waters in exchange for debt relief and disaster relief from China.
- The First Superheroes form first base of operations in Virginia, after escaping Kentucky High’s shooting.
- Smythe Industries launches first competitor to SpAces Wild with the Smythe Martian Colony.
- Smythe Industries buys out Cybercorp just before they launch the automated car, and make a small fortune once they become mandatory in most major nations on earth.
- US Debt is paid off with Chinese Aid.
- Social Security is abolished, and remainder in SS trust fund is distributed to major corporations as an economic stimulus boost.
- Smythe Industries reaps the benefits through both direct and indirect channels.
- Computers pass the Turing Test.
- Medtech discovers cure for aging.
- Cancer rates double.
- The Arctic is ice free during the summer.
- Computers are controllable by thought.
- Most jobs are now replaced by computers, leading to massive unemployment worldwide.
- US dissatisfied with Tea Party ousts them from power.
- European Union begins pre-emptive assault on The Caliphate