The government is run for profit by a new "royal class" Of multi national CEOs. Their greed and absolute control of the economy has reduced all but a privileged few to lives of poverty and desperation. Then rose the Resistance, an underground organization focused on overthrowing these powerful rulers. The valiant efforts of the Resistance have created discord, intrigue and weakness in the political courts, bringing the government to the brink of collapse. But for you, a powerful government official, this is your opportunity to manipulate, bribe and bluff your way into absolute power. To be successful, you must destroy the influence of your rivals and drive them into exile. In these turbulent times there is only room for one to survive.