->''"War... War never changes.\\
Since the dawn of humankind, when our ancestors first discovered the killing power of rock and bone, blood has been spilled in the name of everything, from God, to justice, to simple psychotic rage.\\
In the year 2077, after millennia of armed conflict, the destructive nature of man could sustain itself no longer. The world was plunged into an abyss of nuclear fire and radiation.\\
But it was not, as some had predicted, the end of the world. Instead, the apocalypse was simply the prologue to another bloody chapter of human history. For man had succeeded in destroying the world.\\
War never changes..."''
-> ''"We live in an age of poverty, greed, violence, destruction. Indeed, the very seat of the federal government, Washington D.C., has been reduced to what is now known as the "Capital Wasteland." The Capital Wasteland... How did it come to this, America?"''
-->-- '''President John Henry Eden'''
-> ''"Did you ever try to put a broken piece of glass back together? Even if the pieces fit, you canít make it whole again the way it was. But if youíre clever, you can still use the pieces to make other useful things. Maybe even something wonderful, like a mosaic. Well, the world broke just like glass. And everyoneís trying to put it back together like it was, but itíll never come together in the same way."''
-->-- '''Moira Brown'''
-> ''"Karma's a real bitch. You'd be wise to remember that."''
-->-- '''Michael Masters'''