My Dystopia

Hayden Hampton

Backstory

I have created a unique post-apocalyptic dystopian society. The society was created after a global outbreak of an extremely contagious viral disease. The disease outbreak impacted the human race and transitioned a majority of humans into robots. There were a small number of humans who were protected by a unique DNA make-up who were not initially impacted by the virus; however the viral robots are traveling the land searching for humans not affected. The viral robots are programmed to hunt the remaining humans and are trained to turn them into robots. The remaining humans are forced to go into a survival state. There are only 467 humans left on earth and around 7 billion robots trying to capture each human with the goal of increasing the robot population.


The global outbreak wiped out all animal life; however plant life was not impacted. Humans living in the safe zone work hard to live off of the land in the safe zone. Humans grow vegetables and fruits. Water is hard to come by but can be found in the deep dark woods. Humans work together to venture into the deep dark woods to collect water used in the safe zone.

Government

The king and queen don’t really do anything they just sit in their home trying to manage the town of people. The servants are the ones who have to work. They go around the town making sure everything is ok, managing the wall, getting water from the woods, and even helping out to get food. They are like the police of the town. The peasant helpers are only a little higher in rank to the citizens because they get more rations for helping out. They do almost the same job as the servants but are normally poor people volunteering for extra rations. For what they get extra their job is not easy. Finally, the citizens are just your everyday people in an apocalypse. The hunters, the teachers, the doctors and nurses, the supermarket workers, and the farmers. You know, what most people would be.

Rights of the People

Dystopia Bill of Rights

  • It is the law of the safe zone that everyone have access to free healthcare which is provided in the hospital and paid for by the monarchy. The monarch understands the health of the citizens is important to the maintenance of the safe zone.
  • It is the law of the safe zone that no one work greater than 7.5 hours per day
  • It is the law of the safe zone that education is provided to all citizens up until the age of 15
  • It is the law of the safe zone that no one enter the deep woods between 8pm and 8am
  • It is the law of the safe zone that after the age of 15 all citizens have the opportunity to continue education if desired in the follows fields: medicine, nursing, education, agriculture, sales. If one of these fields is not desired, citizens can train to be hunters, gatherers, or citizens can petition the monarchy to train to be a peasant helper.
  • It is the law of the safe zone that the monarchy can at anytime select a citizen to serve the monarch.

Infractions

Citizens who break any of the laws of the safe zone or infringe on the rights of any other citizen are required to leave the safe zone and to enter the deep woods for one week.

Citizens of the Safe Zone

Citizens who survived the viral outbreak are just like you and I. They live very normal lives. The children go to school and the adults work to take care of their families (children and loved ones). Adults work as doctors, nurses, teachers, supermarket workers, farmers, hunters, and gatherers. Doctors and nurses work in the hospital are care for the ill. Teachers work hard to educate the children of the community. Teachers also work to steer children into a profession where they will grow and enjoy. Supermarket workers work side by side with the farmers. The farmers grow fruits and vegetables and then bring the produce to the supermarket so it can be sold to the citizens of the safe zone. The hunters and gatherers are very brave on each day they venture out into the deep woods to collect water for the safe zone.


Every citizen in the safe zone from the very young to the very old are very aware of their surroundings and the citizens make sure that there are no viral robots in the safe zone. The wall protects the citizens and the wall is protected by each citizen.


Children and adults wear casual clothing and tennis shoes. They are very clean and well kept. Citizens are proud people who value the way they look.


The citizens are described as hard workers, but they do know how to have a good time. Citizens walk, and ride bikes. Children play sports and adults are often seen on the sidelines cheering each child on.


Citizens know from an early age that they live in a monarchy. Citizens respect the king and queen and follow their laws. Citizens feel grateful to have survived the viral outbreak and praise their king and queen. Citizens fear the rabid robots and keep a watchful eye out for others.

Education System

It is the law of the safe zone that education is provided to all citizens up until the age of 15

School is offered to children Monday through Friday and is not any longer than 7.5 hours

Primary Education is provided to children from the age of 5 until the age of 12. This is where children learn to read and write.

Secondary Education is provided to children from the age of 12 to 15. This is directed towards the profession a child is interested in. During this time, students begin to decide if advanced education or training as a hunter or gatherer will be taken.


Advanced education is offered to those interested in medicine, nursing, education, business, and agriculture.


Teachers work hard to educate the children of the community. Teachers also work to steer children into a profession where they will grow and enjoy. Children enjoy school and understand that attending is one of the laws of the land and is expected by the monarchy.

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Healthcare

Citizens in the Safe Zone have free healthcare. The hospital is always open and doctors and nurses work hard to maintain everyone's health. The cost of the healthcare is provided by the monarchy. The hospital can care for the newest member of the community through the oldest.


The hospital is very modern with lots of technology. The hospital provides emergency care, surgical care, and care for all illnesses.

Workforce

Adults work as doctors, nurses, teachers, supermarket workers, farmers, hunters, and gatherers. Doctors and nurses work in the hospital are care for the ill. Teachers work hard to educate the children of the community. Teachers also work to steer children into a profession where they will grow and enjoy. Supermarket workers work side by side with the farmers. The farmers grow fruits and vegetables and then bring the produce to the supermarket so it can be sold to the citizens of the safe zone. The hunters and gatherers are very brave on each day they venture out into the deep woods to collect water for the safe zone.


Despite the disease outbreak that occurred, survivors work together and are able to maintain a great community. A community that works together to survive. There is no conflict and citizens are happy, healthy. We can all learn from this community. Despite what is on the outside, citizens together maintain normal daily lives.

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Recreation

Citizens work hard, but also like to plan. Groups of people are often seen running, walking, and bicycling. Children play sports and adults cheer them on. There is one large park in the community and this is where group activities occur. Soccer is a favorite and young and old enjoy the game.

Diary Entry Day 117

Day 117 at 0730

It has been many days since the infection has broken out. The fellow gatherers and I have been struggling to find water because a big burst of infected Robots have been blocking our path to the watering holes. Luckily we still have a few weeks of water for the town. I have to get some food from the market. Bye.

Day 117 1200

My group and I are nearing the water hole. We see and have already passed many viral Robots. I miss the safety and security of the safe zone. My friends and family are depending on me. We are getting very hungry and must stop soon to eat. Outside of the safe zone we wear anti-viral suits that are very hot and heavy. Food will give me some additional energy to make it through the day.

Day 117 1500

I have made it to the watering hole. We must work fast. I hear viral Robots are very near. I will be collecting 5 gallons today which should be enough to make it overnight and I will return tomorrow. I am heading home. It is a 2 hour walk so we must move fast. I must return before 8pm as is required by the king.

Day 117 1930

I MADE IT HOME. I am safe and the day was a success. With all of the water we have collected the citizens will have enough until our next trip. Tonight I will go for a bicycle ride which keeps me in shape.

Day 117 2100

It is almost time for bed. I am thankful for all that I have and look forward to another day tomorrow. Will day 118 be the day when the viral Robots are destroyed? This thought keeps me going each and every day.

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