Quotes / Bad Future

"If you want a picture of the future, imagine a boot stamping on a human face—forever."
O'Brien, Nineteen Eighty-Four

"When did the future switch from being a promise to being a threat?"

Tegan: Why isn't the 51st century all space cities and monorails?
Doctor: That would have been the thirty-first. Things move on.
Tegan: Mainly backwards.
Big Finish Doctor Who, "The Butcher of Brisbane"

"This world... This future... It's a nightmare!"

This future sucks!
Ranma Saotome, Ranma 1/2

Without you around, Mega, nobody could stop Wily!
Roll, the Mega Man cartoon

"For those of you still living under the illusion that you will have freedom, know this: my armies have exterminated the last pockets of resistance, and I now control the entire planet. The traitorous Utrom scientists I have captured are completing a colossal transmat device. With it, I will send forth my armies and enslave the stars, one world after another. There is no hope. There is only the Shredder."
The Shredder, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (2003), "Same As It Never Was"

"And in the future... all is devastation."
Buzz Buzz, EarthBound

"Because of him, the whole world is gonna be enslaved. Everything you believe in will lie in ashes, and the X-Men are going to die."
Bishop, X-Men

"But... The future refused to change."

"If these shadows remain unaltered by the future..."

"I am Trellia and you are my ancestor. I am from the distant future, or one possible future... There is another possible future: a dark future, the Vortex future."

"...No winds blow... The day never comes... Neither spring nor summer ever comes... It's a world of unrelenting darkness... It would be no exaggeration to call it the complete ruin of the world."

As you can see, Booker, the lunatics are running the asylum. They don't even listen to me anymore. All I can do is watch... as what I set into motion slides into its terminal stage. It took all I had left in me... just to bring you here.
Elizabeth Comstock, Bioshock Infinite

People are saying the world is like a Black Mirror episode now. I like to think I wouldn't have been quite so on the nose, what with the Nazis