A Brief History
Already reeling from the VITAS plague, the Awakening of magic, and the appearance of metahumans, North America was splintered August 17, 2017 when – responding to the United States' escalation of its conflict with Sovereign American Indian Movement into an outright genocide – Howling Coyote initiated the Great Ghost Dance at Native American communities across the continent. Freak weather and uncanny disturbances assaulted the US military effort, with the havoc reaching its height with the eruption of Mount Hood, Mount Rainier, Mount St. Helens, and Mount Adams. Large portions of the United States and Canada were carved out to form the Native American Nations (NANs), with the
Already weakened, the United States and Canada were further destabilized with the Crash of '29, when an unprecedented virus swept the world's computer systems, crashing systems, wiping records, and destroying hardware. In need of a lifeline, they joined together into the United Canadian and American States (UCAS) in 2030. The alliance couldn't hold together, however, and the UCAS soon faced the succession of the Confederated American States, the California Free State, and Tir Tairngire.
The United Canadian and American States (UCAS)
See the dedicated page for The UCAS.
The Native American Nations (NAN)
The California Free State
The Confederated American States (CAS)
Denver / The Front Range Free Zone (FRFZ)
Denver was where the agreement establishing the North American Nations was signed, and has been thereafter governed under the joint administration of the signing parties: the UCAS, Aztlan, the Pueblo, the Sioux, and the Ute.