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Civilization remains under heavy attack, and for the first time in modern history almost all nations around the globe unify in battle. The common enemy, Planet Earth, has waged war against homo sapiens since the species first ventured away from Africa to populate the rest of Earth. The planet remains undefeated in conflict and well rested since it ended all but the birds during its last global extinction campaign some 66 million years earlier.
Science speculates that Planet Earth defeated its last enemy with the help of an extra-terrestrial ally (an asteroid/meteor). To date the planet has proven a formidable opponent, relying upon its own, antiquated but effective arsenal, employing documented textbook military strategies for over 5,000 years, including a prehistoric village in China to Athens in antiquity to Eurasia in the fourteenth century to Mexico and Central America in the sixteenth century. Recently, Planet Earth upped its game by striking the global population in the 1918 Spanish Flu, HIV/AIDS (while still a pandemic, the virus peaked between 2005 and 2012), and most recently the 2019 novel coronavirus (COVID-19).