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 A small space station is built near Venus. From there, a strain of bio-engineered algae is seeded within in the clouds of Venus and an enormous solar shade is constructed and deployed, beginning the processes of cooling the surface and introducing a breathable atmosphere, a process which is expected to last at least 60 years.  A small space station is built near Venus. From there, a strain of bio-engineered algae is seeded within in the clouds of Venus and an enormous solar shade is constructed and deployed, beginning the processes of cooling the surface and introducing a breathable atmosphere, a process which is expected to last at least 60 years. 
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 ====== 2070 - Earth grows unstable ======  ====== 2070 - Earth grows unstable ====== 
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 The North American Union spearhead the building of four SBS class ships, intending to colonise the Moon and a recently discovered planet in the Alpha Centauri system that can support life without the need for terraforming, as Venus is nowhere near completion.  The North American Union spearhead the building of four SBS class ships, intending to colonise the Moon and a recently discovered planet in the Alpha Centauri system that can support life without the need for terraforming, as Venus is nowhere near completion. 
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 ====== 2075 - Luna City established, Venus Project abandoned ======  ====== 2075 - Luna City established, Venus Project abandoned ====== 
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 The Venus Project is abandoned.  The Venus Project is abandoned. 
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 ====== 2079 - Nuclear destruction on Earth ======  ====== 2079 - Nuclear destruction on Earth ====== 
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 The remnants of the North American Union, the Pan-Asian Union, Russia and the United Nations unite the moon colonies under the United Lunar Nation. The population of the Lunar colonies numbers 40 million, with resources strained but approaching a sustainable level.  The remnants of the North American Union, the Pan-Asian Union, Russia and the United Nations unite the moon colonies under the United Lunar Nation. The population of the Lunar colonies numbers 40 million, with resources strained but approaching a sustainable level. 
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 ====== 2155 - Life on the Moon flourishes ======  ====== 2155 - Life on the Moon flourishes ====== 
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 Peace and increasing prosperity allows immense advancements in technology and ideologies, and the United Lunar Nation is governed by socialism. Religions thrive alongside each other with no noteworthy conflicts, and a complete separation of church and state ensures that theism has no more direct influence on daily life than the individual wishes. It becomes a personal prerogative akin to political orientation.  Peace and increasing prosperity allows immense advancements in technology and ideologies, and the United Lunar Nation is governed by socialism. Religions thrive alongside each other with no noteworthy conflicts, and a complete separation of church and state ensures that theism has no more direct influence on daily life than the individual wishes. It becomes a personal prerogative akin to political orientation. 
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 ====== 2160 - Lunar colonies established ======  ====== 2160 - Lunar colonies established ====== 
  
 The Phoenix II reaches Alpha Centauri and a colony is established, along with contact with the Lunar colonies.  The Phoenix II reaches Alpha Centauri and a colony is established, along with contact with the Lunar colonies. 
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 ====== 2241 - George Hearst's virus ======  ====== 2241 - George Hearst's virus ====== 
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 During the infiltration of a government computer system, one such organization makes a shocking discovery: a facility exists north of Phoenix City where government officials have placed thousands of individuals, lunar citizens in whom signs of laziness, defiance or excessive temperament are noticed at an early age. This program evidently covers the educational system where such children are registered by teachers who send lists of names to the government. The parents of these children are then informed that their sons or daughters are especially gifted and are offered unique scholarships and sent, the parents believe, to special schools where their talents can be refined. Secret documents reveal gruesome experiments and frequent disposal of these "deviant" children at this facility called Purity Hospital. The organization forms the People's Freedom Coalition and grows militant, and though they remain secretive and unable to uncover their findings to the population for quite some time, they begin to prepare. During the infiltration of a government computer system, one such organization makes a shocking discovery: a facility exists north of Phoenix City where government officials have placed thousands of individuals, lunar citizens in whom signs of laziness, defiance or excessive temperament are noticed at an early age. This program evidently covers the educational system where such children are registered by teachers who send lists of names to the government. The parents of these children are then informed that their sons or daughters are especially gifted and are offered unique scholarships and sent, the parents believe, to special schools where their talents can be refined. Secret documents reveal gruesome experiments and frequent disposal of these "deviant" children at this facility called Purity Hospital. The organization forms the People's Freedom Coalition and grows militant, and though they remain secretive and unable to uncover their findings to the population for quite some time, they begin to prepare.
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 ====== 2303 - Genetically engineered labor race rebels ======  ====== 2303 - Genetically engineered labor race rebels ====== 
  
 The Centaurians develop a genetically engineered race to be used as a labor resource. In an astonishingly short amount of time, the life form escapes and begins to grow, divide, become independent. Identifying their 'masters' as obsolete, they cut off all communication channels to the other colonies and begin to wage war on the Centaurians.  The Centaurians develop a genetically engineered race to be used as a labor resource. In an astonishingly short amount of time, the life form escapes and begins to grow, divide, become independent. Identifying their 'masters' as obsolete, they cut off all communication channels to the other colonies and begin to wage war on the Centaurians. 
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 ====== 2308 - Centaurians escape war ======  ====== 2308 - Centaurians escape war ====== 
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 Gamma is also infected but is able to fight off the hostiles. Their ship remains whole, filled with a third of the Centaurian population, and capable of fighting. They race to the Moon for assistance and to warn them. Gamma is also infected but is able to fight off the hostiles. Their ship remains whole, filled with a third of the Centaurian population, and capable of fighting. They race to the Moon for assistance and to warn them.
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 ====== 2318 - Moon prepares for war; nano-technology perfected ======  ====== 2318 - Moon prepares for war; nano-technology perfected ====== 
  
 When the Centaurian ship arrives, the shift of the Moon's focus changes from internal war and development of super-viruses to preparation for the long war. As assistance to those involved, Gaiman shares his nano-technology and it is perfected. The cost is still impossibly high but a few key people are offered the technology.  When the Centaurian ship arrives, the shift of the Moon's focus changes from internal war and development of super-viruses to preparation for the long war. As assistance to those involved, Gaiman shares his nano-technology and it is perfected. The cost is still impossibly high but a few key people are offered the technology. 
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 ====== 2320 - War reaches the Moon ======  ====== 2320 - War reaches the Moon ====== 
  
 Alpha and Beta arrive and a bloody brutal war begins all across the many megacities of the Moon. Many are killed and food production is severely interrupted. Rationing begins and black markets in all kinds of goods spring up across the Lunar cities, but with the government more concerned with survival than bureaucracy, they are allowed to function without many repercussions.  Alpha and Beta arrive and a bloody brutal war begins all across the many megacities of the Moon. Many are killed and food production is severely interrupted. Rationing begins and black markets in all kinds of goods spring up across the Lunar cities, but with the government more concerned with survival than bureaucracy, they are allowed to function without many repercussions. 
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 ====== 2330 - War ends; Moon begins recovery ======  ====== 2330 - War ends; Moon begins recovery ====== 
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 A recovery period starts on the Moon, lasting for nearly fifty years of braced fear. The horrors of the war are documented for history and those living their lives continue to do so. Perhaps surprisingly, instead of stamping out the various black market businesses that had formed during the war, Gaiman formalises them, introducing laws and taxes, creating a thriving and competitive capitalist society.  A recovery period starts on the Moon, lasting for nearly fifty years of braced fear. The horrors of the war are documented for history and those living their lives continue to do so. Perhaps surprisingly, instead of stamping out the various black market businesses that had formed during the war, Gaiman formalises them, introducing laws and taxes, creating a thriving and competitive capitalist society. 
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 ====== 2482 - Venus Project rediscovered ======  ====== 2482 - Venus Project rediscovered ====== 
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 Some work begins and a few floating workstations are introduced as they begin tackling various remaining issues.  Some work begins and a few floating workstations are introduced as they begin tackling various remaining issues. 
  
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 ====== 2512 - Water introduced to Venus ======  ====== 2512 - Water introduced to Venus ====== 
  
 A plan is hatched to tow Enceladus, an ice moon from Saturn, colliding it into the planet in segments which provide water to the surface of the planet. It is a slow process, expected to take around 30 years, but appears to be successful and is carried out along with a controlled rewarming of the planet.  A plan is hatched to tow Enceladus, an ice moon from Saturn, colliding it into the planet in segments which provide water to the surface of the planet. It is a slow process, expected to take around 30 years, but appears to be successful and is carried out along with a controlled rewarming of the planet. 
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 ====== 2523 - Colonization for Venus begins ======  ====== 2523 - Colonization for Venus begins ====== 
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 After announcing his intention, different corporations begin the battle to win the contract with Gaiman Corp. Lunar Industrial and Hearst & Sons emerge victorious. Planning and training begins.  After announcing his intention, different corporations begin the battle to win the contract with Gaiman Corp. Lunar Industrial and Hearst & Sons emerge victorious. Planning and training begins. 
  
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 ====== 2533 - Project Venus begins ======  ====== 2533 - Project Venus begins ====== 
  
 A vessel is launched from the Moon, transporting the selected colonists to Sky City. Project Venus finally begins in earnest...  A vessel is launched from the Moon, transporting the selected colonists to Sky City. Project Venus finally begins in earnest...
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