January 31, 2022

2100 CE

Apoleia | The Nine-Hour War

With Earth ablaze, Mars subjugated, and the scores of daily casualties from one engagement after another in the orbits over Jupiter, the center at last could no longer hold and the junta which had formed in the aftermath of the Nine-Hour War sought peace with the Galilean League.  Peace, for the sake of stability.  Peace, sufficient to regroup and to reorient their focus to the recovery of Earth’s dwindling masses.