there are those who remain unaffected from the light of year 3050, and humankind needed them. they became the storytellers who made sense of the world. stories are now the new currency and the group vowed to make the world better than before.
"the company", as they called themselves, were gradually revered as gods and worked together as a pantheon under a world corporation.
a conspiracy: the founders created "the blank page" phenomenon - and it was done to correct the past, which was bleak, full of war, suffering and strife.
Some believe the wise knew better than to leave absolute power and control to a few - was the new regime worth the loss of freedom, of choice?