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* The mass purge - or rather, massacre - of Marxist professors in question. Kraft rounds up the "Cultural Marxist" staff of Dartmouth University and lectures them on what he views as their "crimes." Any who speak up to debate or argue with him are immediately shot by a sniper in the rafters. Then, in a gruesome scene of [[NotSoDifferent ISIS-like theatrical violence]], Victorian soldiers dressed as Crusaders hack the captive professors to death with ''gladii'' as opposed to simply shooting them. All of this is broadcast on live television with a soundtrack of ''Dies irae.''

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* The mass purge - or rather, massacre - of Marxist professors in question. Kraft rounds up the "Cultural Marxist" staff of Dartmouth University and lectures them on what he views as their "crimes." Any who speak up to debate or argue with him are immediately shot by a sniper in the rafters. Then, in a gruesome scene of [[NotSoDifferent ISIS-like theatrical violence]], violence, Victorian soldiers dressed as Crusaders hack the captive professors to death with ''gladii'' as opposed to simply shooting them. All of this is broadcast on live television with a soundtrack of ''Dies irae.''


* ''Victoria'' grew out of a 1995 ''Washington Post'' op-ed by William Lind titled ''Militant Musings: From Nightmare 1995 to My Utopian 2050''. According to [[https://www.salon.com/2018/11/04/how-far-right-conspiracy-theories-about-cultural-marxism-fueled-the-pittsburgh-massacre/ this article]] by Al Jazeera columnist Paul Rosenberg at the website ''Salon'', to this day, various writings by Lind are still used to promote fourth-generation warfare thinking, theorize about "Cultural Marxism" and attack the legitimacy of America's ruling class and the federal government.





* The mass purge - or rather, massacre - of Marxist professors in question. Kraft rounds up the "Cultural Marxist" staff of Dartmouth University and lectures them on what he views as their "crimes." Any who speak up to debate or argue with him are immediately shot by a sniper in the rafters. Then, in a gruesome scene of [[NotSoDifferent ISIS-like theatrical violence]], Victorian soldiers dressed as Crusaders hack the captive professors to death with ''gladii'' as opposed to simply shooting them. All of this is broadcast on live television with a soundtrack of ''Dies irae.''



* The treatment of the surviving Azanians by the Victorians themselves. As noted they are literal "Feminazis," more or less, but it is nonetheless disturbing. Imagine being, for example, one of the fighter pilots of their AmazonBrigade, a respected, educated person and defender of your country. But your country ''loses'', and everything you believe in is destroyed before your eyes. Then you are captured by religious fanatics determined to re-educate you into a submissive war bride for some soldier, and they put you through an indoctrination that seems to deliberate reference the treatment of the [[Series/TheHandmaidsTale Handmaids]]. If that does not make you comply, you will not even be a wife, but a slave without ''any'' rights at all. And this happens not just to you, but ''everyone'' you know and care for who has not been killed in the war: friends, comrades, the leaders you looked up to, your own wife and daughters, if any.
** Some of them, the more radical ones, are outright given to Muslims as sex slaves, [[{{Hypocrite}} despite the fact Rumford was outraged by the Muslims taking people into slavery when they occupied Boston.]]

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* The treatment of the surviving Azanians by the Victorians themselves. As noted they are literal "Feminazis," more or less, but it is nonetheless disturbing. Imagine being, for example, one of the fighter pilots of their AmazonBrigade, a respected, educated person and defender of your country. But your country ''loses'', and everything you believe in is destroyed before your eyes. Then you are captured by religious fanatics determined to re-educate you into a submissive war bride for some soldier, and they put you through an indoctrination that seems to deliberate deliberately reference the treatment of the [[Series/TheHandmaidsTale Handmaids]]. If that does not make you comply, you will not even be a wife, but a slave without ''any'' rights at all. And this happens not just to you, but ''everyone'' you know and care for who has not been killed in the war: friends, comrades, the leaders you looked up to, your own wife and daughters, if any.
** Some of them, the more radical ones, are outright given to Muslims as sex slaves, [[{{Hypocrite}} despite the fact Rumford was outraged by the Muslims taking people into slavery when they occupied Boston.]]]] This action appears to be motivated by nothing more than [[EvilIsPetty vindictive, malicious spite]] that these women couldn't be brought around to [[StayInTheKitchen the Victorian way of thinking]].


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* ''Victoria'' grew out of a 1995 ''Washington Post'' op-ed by William Lind titled ''Militant Musings: From Nightmare 1995 to My Utopian 2050''. According to [[https://www.salon.com/2018/11/04/how-far-right-conspiracy-theories-about-cultural-marxism-fueled-the-pittsburgh-massacre/ this article]] by al-Jazeera columnist Paul Rosenberg at the website ''Salon'', to this day, various writings by Lind are still used to promote fourth-generation warfare thinking, theorize about "Cultural Marxism" and attack the legitimacy of America's ruling class and the federal government.

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* ''Victoria'' grew out of a 1995 ''Washington Post'' op-ed by William Lind titled ''Militant Musings: From Nightmare 1995 to My Utopian 2050''. According to [[https://www.salon.com/2018/11/04/how-far-right-conspiracy-theories-about-cultural-marxism-fueled-the-pittsburgh-massacre/ this article]] by al-Jazeera Al Jazeera columnist Paul Rosenberg at the website ''Salon'', to this day, various writings by Lind are still used to promote fourth-generation warfare thinking, theorize about "Cultural Marxism" and attack the legitimacy of America's ruling class and the federal government.


* William Lind's original 1990s version of Victoria, titled ''Militant Musings: From Nightmare 1995 to My Utopian 2050'' was written as a '''justification''' of the Oklahoma City bombing. [[https://www.salon.com/2018/11/04/how-far-right-conspiracy-theories-about-cultural-marxism-fueled-the-pittsburgh-massacre/ To this day, various writings by Lind are still referenced as manifestos of radical right-wing violence.]]

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* ''Victoria'' grew out of a 1995 ''Washington Post'' op-ed by William Lind's original 1990s version of Victoria, Lind titled ''Militant Musings: From Nightmare 1995 to My Utopian 2050'' was written as a '''justification''' of the Oklahoma City bombing. 2050''. According to [[https://www.salon.com/2018/11/04/how-far-right-conspiracy-theories-about-cultural-marxism-fueled-the-pittsburgh-massacre/ To this article]] by al-Jazeera columnist Paul Rosenberg at the website ''Salon'', to this day, various writings by Lind are still referenced as manifestos used to promote fourth-generation warfare thinking, theorize about "Cultural Marxism" and attack the legitimacy of radical right-wing violence.]]America's ruling class and the federal government.


* William Lind's original 1990s version of Victoria, titled ''Militant Musings: From Nightmare 1995 to My Utopian 2050'' was written as a '''justification''' of the Oklahoma City bombing. [[“Militant Musings: From Nightmare 1995 to My Utopian 2050." To this day, various writings by Lind are still referenced as manifestos of radical right-wing violence.]]

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* William Lind's original 1990s version of Victoria, titled ''Militant Musings: From Nightmare 1995 to My Utopian 2050'' was written as a '''justification''' of the Oklahoma City bombing. [[“Militant Musings: From Nightmare 1995 to My Utopian 2050." [[https://www.salon.com/2018/11/04/how-far-right-conspiracy-theories-about-cultural-marxism-fueled-the-pittsburgh-massacre/ To this day, various writings by Lind are still referenced as manifestos of radical right-wing violence.]]

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* William Lind's original 1990s version of Victoria, titled ''Militant Musings: From Nightmare 1995 to My Utopian 2050'' was written as a '''justification''' of the Oklahoma City bombing. [[“Militant Musings: From Nightmare 1995 to My Utopian 2050." To this day, various writings by Lind are still referenced as manifestos of radical right-wing violence.]]

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The story has ''incredible'' amounts of this, with most of the successor states turning into outright dystopias, and/or horror movie settings. Even the "[[VillainProtagonist heroes]]" dole it out in spades.

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The story has ''incredible'' amounts of this, with most of the successor states turning into outright dystopias, and/or horror movie settings. Even the "[[VillainProtagonist heroes]]" [[UnscrupulousHero heroes]] dole it out in spades.


The story has ''incredible'' amounts of this, with most of the successor states turning into outright dystopias, and/or horror movie settings. Even the [[UnscrupulousHero heroes]] dole it out in spades.

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The story has ''incredible'' amounts of this, with most of the successor states turning into outright dystopias, and/or horror movie settings. Even the [[UnscrupulousHero heroes]] "[[VillainProtagonist heroes]]" dole it out in spades.


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** Some of them, the more radical ones, are outright given to Muslims as sex slaves, despite the fact Rumford was outraged by the Muslims taking people into slavery when they occupied Boston.

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** Some of them, the more radical ones, are outright given to Muslims as sex slaves, [[{{Hypocrite}} despite the fact Rumford was outraged by the Muslims taking people into slavery when they occupied Boston.]]


* Colonel William Hocking Kraft. He's on the good side, but you ''don't'' want to get on ''his'' bad side. His combination of utter Machiavellian ruthlessness and way-out devotion to absolute monarchy and Retroculture makes him a frightening leader, who completely dominates the government even before he is elected Governor. His ruthless measures include: extortion and entrapment, launching wars of conquest, and a live-televised mass purge of Marxist professors to cleanse the virus of leftism out of the land.

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* Colonel William Hocking Kraft. He's on the good side, side ([[ValuesDissonance if you can]] [[DesignatedHero call it that]]), but you ''don't'' want to get on ''his'' bad side. His combination of utter Machiavellian ruthlessness and way-out devotion to absolute monarchy and Retroculture makes him a frightening leader, who completely dominates the government even before he is elected Governor. His ruthless measures include: extortion and entrapment, launching wars of conquest, and a live-televised mass purge of Marxist professors to cleanse the virus of leftism out of the land.

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** Some of them, the more radical ones, are outright given to Muslims as sex slaves, despite the fact Rumford was outraged by the Muslims taking people into slavery when they occupied Boston.


* Azania's technocratic LadyLand presents a different kind of horror than any of the other successor states. Their system is also totalitarian, but uniquely clean and antiseptic rather than gory: dissidents simply and quietly end up behind bars, as opposed to drawn and quartered in town square or the equivalent. They alone in America have preserved an advanced technological society, and advance it further, supported by a secularist, transhumanist and effectively fascist feminist ideology that is the very antithesis of traditional Christian thought. Even Kraft is frightened of them, because unlike those of the various dysfunctional liberals of old, their system ''works'', at least in the short term. He compares it to the French Revolution, which completely overturned the old monarchies of its time: unless crushed before it grows too strong, Azania might do the same to the fledgling Retroculture civilization.

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* Azania's technocratic LadyLand presents a different kind of horror than any of the other successor states. Their system is also totalitarian, but uniquely clean and antiseptic rather than gory: dissidents simply and quietly end up behind bars, as opposed to drawn and quartered in town square or the equivalent. They alone in America have preserved an advanced technological society, and advance it further, supported by a secularist, transhumanist and effectively fascist feminist ideology that is the very antithesis of traditional Christian thought. Even Kraft is frightened of them, because unlike those of the various dysfunctional liberals of old, their system ''works'', ''[[RepressiveButEfficient works]]'', at least in the short term. He compares it to the French Revolution, which completely overturned the old monarchies of its time: unless crushed before it grows too strong, Azania might do the same to the fledgling Retroculture civilization.

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