Jonas Eilerson Biography
Mars 2216 (2267 Drakh set packing out of our solar system) .
is in the community of Lilith, a sophisticated bedroom community of
Bargon, an industrial and financial center in the third quadrant, second
only in influence to Earth in our Solar System. Lilith is made up of
ex-patriots of Earth, Venus and Uranus. A highbrow community of executives
and their families, all here for business. The Interplanetary Monetary
Fund, is based here (Bargon) for political reasons. Major decisions
are still called in from Earth, a situation resented by the rest of
the Solar System, but abides it because of Earth's dominant military
and financial contribution when the Solar System was confronted with
the First Ones, an ancient much advanced civilization. What had become
an exploratory adventure on their part and their power, had almost turned
into a conquering one with their departure.
situation much like middle Europe in the pre war 1990's on Earth unfolded.
Satellite countries finding their independence gave birth to repressed
racisms, hatreds, boundary greeds. Choas ensued. The plague was the
hand left on the table by the Drakhs for the Earth to deal with. The
unsettling was the emotional mix of war, plague and economic instability
that two generations had grown up with, especially Mars. It was not
unlike the Earth's depression of the 1920's and ensuing wars, only this
period lasted over 70 years.