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My most recent daydreams have been permeated by this country called the Western Union, formed over 1000 years after the fall of the United States by a Kennedian merchant who wanted a "wall" between the FSK and the unknown west. The merchant brought together over 30 small republics and tribes in the North American Great Plains region to form a long and narrow nation whos western border is a river which nobody crosses. Over 1000 miles tall and just 100 miles wide at it's widest, it was large. The republic's capitol was in the northern city of Centralia, which was founded as a halfway marker between Queensland and the old Queen's vacation castle up by where Yellowstone once was. (This is where her brother Jacob Corona forms Uzah, a huge kingdom, bent on restoring to the size of America's former glory i.e. take over the world).

At first this nation was harmonious, but after growing sectionalism, it split into two nations after 200 years (both still being referred as the Western Union, the only difference being which way the chevron faced of the flag: up for north and down for south). The Southern capitol of Bridgeport was massive, but in a weak position (situated on an island on the border river that defines the edge of no man's land, only connected to the rest of the country by a bridge). 

The FSK tried it's hardest to reunite the country through setting up the Ministry of Reunification, whose only job was to use propaganda to get enough votes to reunite the country. They failed.

Unbeknownst to the Western Union, the Kingdom of Uzah is rising in the west, taking up swathes of land, and nobody knows. Villages and tribes in no man's land the west of the Union are incorporated into Uzah, the king forced the peasants to learn a language he made up and sent the English speakers on suicide missions in the army to kill them off. With millions in his army, he could march straight to the East coast if he wanted to. (Since the fall of the United States, guns are very hard to come by, so Uzah's army wields swords and shields and dons metal armor. While the Western Union still uses musket shot and cannons, their ammunition supply is heavily limited because they have the same supply since the fall of the US but they're a peaceful nation).

Invasion

All at once, the king's massive army emerged from the woods across the river and attacked cities of the Western Union (they blew up the bridge at Bridgeport and starved them to death, and besieged Centralia). Coincidentally, the bulk of the Western Union's army was at the Confluences for military exercises, the Confluences being massive forts along the border between north and south. It was a stormy night when massive of soldiers overran the embankments of the two largest forts. After running out of ammuntion, the Union soldiers charged the metal clad army with bayonets and were quickly slaughtered by swords. The only real army that remained retreated with some civilians to the FSK through miles of tribal territory.

(the flag on the far right symbolizes their unity through their differences, a beautiful lesson even though they were slaughtered.) 

After the fiasco of the Confluences, the rest of the country was overrun by Uzahn troops and occupied by the ruthless sons of King Jacob. Kennedians were quick to help, the first being Samantha Agnew, who was on a routine journey through the tribal lands when Unioners asked for her help.

She and her unit of 100 soldiers caused a rebellion of the Western Union's constituent tribes against the Uzahn occupiers. Known as the Vagrant Winter, where the snow didn't melt all year, she and 1,000,000 tribesmen wreck havoc on the Uzahns.

And that's kind of where I left off...

TL;DR, I have movie plots in my head and this was awesome. Any good stories from you guys?

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Comment by Richard Quest on January 27, 2015 at 5:37pm

I'm excited to see it! I'll post one of my unfinished stories on here for you guys!

Comment by Elizabeth on January 26, 2015 at 12:29pm

@Richard Quest 

Wow thank you! Well it's kind of a weird blend of sci-fi and fantasy...and kind of difficult to summarize as I'm sure you can understand. I have only written a few actual scenes so far, though I'm trying to write more, but I did draw out all the plot points and character arcs in pretty intense detail a few years ago. I may decide to post some of my work here on some point but I've never really shared it with anyone before... and I don't think it's very good yet. Hopefully it will improve with practice!

Comment by Richard Quest on January 25, 2015 at 6:38pm

@Elizabeth 

What's your DD about? I would love to hear about it and maybe see some of your work! :D

Comment by Elizabeth on January 25, 2015 at 6:22pm

This is amazing! I can't draw to save my life but I do write to express my daydreams or at least I try to...you've inspired me to try harder!

Comment by Richard Quest on January 24, 2015 at 8:51pm

Can you share your poetry? I would love to hear it! :D

Turning MD into art of any kind is the best way I've handled it! Good luck with your stuff!

Comment by F J on January 24, 2015 at 6:23pm

That sounds really amazing! I use the attachments I get to my characters and the emotions I feel to write poetry sometimes, but that's more of a therapeutic thing. I am starting to think about writing more though and maybe develop them into short stories or something.

Thank sharing your stuff it's definitely encouraging me to put MD (which sometimes feels like a curse) to more creative use :D

Comment by Richard Quest on January 23, 2015 at 7:25pm

@F J

I was thinking more of an epic three book series for my entire daydream storyline (it's over 10000 years long and much much more complex than what I wrote here).

I've actually over several thousand drawings and paintings from my daydreams in my room (look at my pictures on the site) and I have started writing several stories that I actually don't have the caliper to finish xD one is about 18 pages long where I last stopped it. xD Just ask if you guys want to see some of it, I'l be happy to share!

Do you do any of that stuff?

Comment by F J on January 23, 2015 at 9:09am

Wooooooow so detailed... do you use your daydreams to write stories or poetry? Or anything creative? This would make an awesome film.

Comment by Richard Quest on January 18, 2015 at 8:26pm

It took me around several months to get it where it is now. xD but I did work on other parts of my daydream in that time too xD But it is far from done! I haven't completely mapped out the country or the battles yet, plus I need more characters to be put into the story, and I need a definitive ending with one country winning and one losing xD But I love what I created and I'll definitely not stop here!

Comment by The1andonlyAbber on January 18, 2015 at 8:18pm
That sounds awesome! How long did it take you to daydream it?

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