Following an economic collapse sometime during the 21st century, the United States is forced to rely on large corporations to survive. These corporations deal in a wide range of areas, such as weapons, robotics, cybernetics, pharmaceuticals, communications and biotechnology, and many of these companies operate above the law.
Many who were once corporate wage-slaves got fired and blackballed from employment. Now they roam the highways like gypsies and motor-gangs; something straight out of a Mad Max movie; drifting from town to town just to find ways to survive.
After dinner at your local Amazon Diner and Hotel, you make your way to the Cyber Circus looking for some not so legal entertainment. You wander through the neon dystopia seeing all the familiar faces. The Joygirls and Joyboys seductively dancing in their red-lit windows enticing prospective customers. An art collective of street performers known as The Juliard perform obscene miming and dangerously bloody juggling tricks, while the Bozos, a street gang of sadistic pranksters, biosculpted to look like clowns, pickpocket unfortunate souls distracted by the gritty underbelly of the entertainment district.
Occasionally the Philharmonic Vampires, a violent group of wealthy social commentators who have no tolerance for the ‘crude’ arts, will put on shows of their own consisting of crowd interactive fights with the clowns and mimes. But that’s not why you came here.
This is what you came for.