few days after the epidemic had reached catastrophic levels,
the Governments declared a state of martial law in the cities
and their surrounding suburbs. Military vehicles and tanks
replaced police patrol cars, and soldiers in gas masks were
given orders to shoot on sight any man, woman or child who
left their homes.
The streets were cleared and governments believed they had
stemmed the spread of infection, little did they know that
the virus had a lengthy incubation period, and any person
who had come into contact with the virus would not become
symptomatic till many days later. Sadly, even though the
armed forces were protected against inhalation of the virus,
it was highly contagious and could also be contracted through
the epidermis – the outer layers of the skin. The
soldiers fell ill to the virus much in the same way as the
civilians they were ordered to protect. It was global chaos,
a total disaster.
However, a select number of generals organised a massive
rebellion and decided upon ignoring their call to action.
They closed their eyes and ears to broadcasts on the television
and ignored pleas from their superiors.
generals ordered their own men to take refuge in the airtight
bunker complexes beneath the surface of the training barracks,
warning that any soldier that tried to leave would be treated
as a deserter and shot on sight. It was the beginning of
sad times, where the survival of the fittest became the
survival of the greedy, selfish, and ultimately the most
The result is what remains today; the violent dictatorship
of the Governors faction.
The following are a selection of reports written by a number
of soldiers to their General at an army base situated on
the outskirts of London, UK.