Earth is in flames. We’ve screwed that planet up. But have no fear: mankind’s last hope for survival have set their sights on Enoch, an Earth-like paradise ripe for settling. After landing and establishing base camp we explore and chat. Comically, we’re told “the internet will be up soon,” as apparently being able to catch up with TikTok is a priority. Before we can properly meet everyone, however, our new nirvana reveals its ugly side. Black goo rises from the ground and poisons our fellow outriders – cowboys in oversized body armour – and an alien storm sweeps through the valley. Everyone and everything gets zapped into dust. Our only hope of survival is to crawl into a cryogenic pod and hope things will have improved when we awake… 31 years later.
MUD ‘N’ BLOOD Stumbing from our pod, the lush green landscape of Enoch has been reduced to muddy trenches and the scars of war – ruined buildings and the dead litter the landscape. Colonists and their descendants battle one another for control of the planet. Some have been sent insane by the bizarre storms that still ravage the landscape. Amid the carnage ‘altered’ beings walk as gods – and our exposure to the destructive alien storm and subsequent sleep has turned us into one of these evolved humans.
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