@Ash Ash and I have been talking and we think that this could be really fun and interesting. We would love to have people join in.
In the early 1900’s, on an isolated, uninhabited and unnamed Island, the regional government designs a series of highly classified social experiments.
EXPERIMENT #1. Code named : The “Mt.Weather" experiment:
This social experiment was designed to test the human response to a Global Cataclysm, while surviving in a sealed Bio-Shelter, which was created in the interior or the island’s largest mountain, Mt. Weather.
EXPERIMENT #2. The technicians who built Mt. Weather, as well as all the local native population of the island, are lead to believe that a cataclysmic event of global proportions has wiped out the entire planet’s population, and that they are not only stuck on an island, but that they were unable to take shelter in the newly built facilities if Mt. Weather, which has been completely sealed up.
They must survive with only the items that are left above ground on the island the day the are completely cut off from all contact with the outside world.
Experiment #2, which is Code named: The “Grounder” experiment: this social experiment tests the Human Survival Response to total cataclysmic events
The government designed these experiments with no intention of ever breaking the illusion which they are creating for the test subjects. •These are Multi-generational Community Based Social Experiments, Level 5
In the years leading up to
The Isolation Event, while the facility of Mt. Weather was being built, the only modern technology that was transported onto the island were a few cars to be used on the few small service roads which were built across The Island.
Almost immediately after the Mt. Weather facility was commissioned, the government agents in charge of The Island concealed their ongoing experiments from the public, assigning the project as Highly Classified & creating a “no-fly zone” around The Island. They also officially designated The Island as a “Nature Reserve”.
Absolutely nobody outside of the Project Directors were allowed to step foot on The Island or come within 5 miles of land from then on.
The project/experiments were then conveniently “forgotten” by all but a few in high command.
The island, and the human subjects of those social experiments, as well as their descendants, have lived on this island until this very day….isolated from the world, and believing themselves the sole occupants of the planet.
Then, in the 1970’s, the world leaders of several different countries, began making plans for the future of humankind. A space station, designed as the first completely off-world human colony is created made and launched into orbit in 1977.
This was is an experiment to see if it is possible to live off-planet when humanity eventually runs out of resources and reaches maximum occupancy on Earth.
Fast forward….This off-world colony has been successful for nearly 40 years, and there is now a generation of teens and young adults who have lived their entire lives in space, never having set foot on Earth.
This Off-World Colony has survived only with a regular resupplying of their resources from The Surface. The technology on the space station cannot support the all members of the colony without being re-supplied from The Surface once every 3 years….
Fast forwards to a day five years ago. A deadly virus spreads like fire in dry grass, wiping out All of the Adults. (except for those isolated in Mt Weather and those aboard The Space Colony). The Children of Earth are left to fend for themselves.
We pick up the story of The MallRats…after five seasons of Surviving life without the Adults.
They believe no Adults survived The Virus.
We meet up with the MallRats drifting away from The City on The Trader’s boat, heading out to sea to escape a new threat, one of their own making.
As the Mallrats flee The City, they see a dazzling light falling from the sky.
They see it as finding it their Destiny to see what the light is, they set their boat of into that direction.
One should think that the mallrats will find a new nice home, if they get along with the locals… Little do they know that they are bringing a new threat to the island. Slowly adults start to pass away, not everyone… but some. Of course the MallRats, the Island’s newcomers, will end up taking the blame for bringing this New Virus to the island.
Mt Weather :
Monty : ash
Octavia : Patsy