Countdown to Doomsday XXVc
The Asteroid Belt
The Asteroid Belt is a loosely-organized collection of settlements. Their inhabitants are commonly known as “Belters.” The belt contains space ports and cities that deal in mining, trade, and certain illegal business. The Asteroid Belt colonies form the edge of the frontier for the Inner planets. The asteroid belt is the home of the both the Black Brotherhood and P.U.R.G.E.
*The Black Brotherhood is a band of space pirates that raids vessels throughout the solar system. They call the asteroid belt their home. These pirates often cyborg themselves and make use of any and all scavenged technology from the more prosperous planets. During the 25th century, Black Barney is the Brotherhood’s leader.
PURGE, (Prevention of Unwanted Research and Genetic Engineering) is a fundamentalist Human group that despises both cybernetics and gennies, preferring to remain “pure”. They are bent on the destruction of all genetically engineered peoples, genocide their ultimate goal. PURGE employs the use of both robots and human agents to drive acts of terror.