By Greg Wright.
While North America struggles to retain some
vestiges of independence from the World Empire, local governments
utilize indigenous religious authorities to control the populace. "IU
Central" is one such agency, friendly to government policy.
Investigations of unorthodox Jewish sects is their business, and their
primary target is so-called "Christianity," named after a religious
leader martyred in 1963. The dominant culture in North America is
April 11, 1963: Amidst a backdrop of civil unrest, Jewish leaders
provoke the government, based in Philadelphia, into sentencing a
troublesome young rabbi to death. The dynamic teacher is subjected to a
public execution, common in the Empire.
Summer, 1969: "Christianity"
emerges as an official cult in Hartford, Connecticut; unofficial
gatherings of "believers" have been reported in other cities for years.
December, 1986: IU Central sends Nico and Perez to infiltrate the
Kansas City "dunkers." The investigation ends in failure. Perez is
August, 1994: Ana joins IU Central under an assumed name, in search of
sister Perez. Nico, now Director of Training for IU, assigns "Tira" to
Today: Philadelphia is falling. All the faithful are coming home.
Chi-Rho Files hold the secrets of a vital, fledgling faith that brings
dynamic change and hope to a dying nation. They also tell the tale of
an older, and equally stubborn, faith. Homecoming brings it all to a