"If you want a picture of the future, imagine a boot stamping on a human face—forever."
"When did the future switch from being a promise to being a threat?"
"This world... This future... It's a nightmare!"
Without you around, Mega, nobody could stop Wily!
"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."
"And in the future... all is devastation."
"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."
"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."