In the near future, the UK has come under oppressive rule by its own government that put the people of the country under their boot. Undesirables like dissidents, homosexuals, or anyone that would speak openly of dissatisfaction is taken away in the night and never seen again. Meanwhile, a strange masked hero takes on the entire regime by blowing up a public building and threatening to destroy the house of parliament in one year's time.
- A society that gives up its privacy and rights can become dark and broken and may never regain them.
- With enough technology and complete media control, a very small number of people can subvert and control an entire nation.