The world is an evil place. Mankind has outdone itself time and time again in our capacity for greed, hate and the quickest means to an end. Things have degraded to so low a point that virtues like goodness and honesty are considered signs of weakness and those who pride themselves on their generosity and benevolence are simply extorted and taken advantage of as quickly as possible. We, as a species, are rotten to the core and only a staunch, painful catalyst of global proportions can shake us from our profound apathy. This is what happened…

The Book of Augustus Cleric