Know everything in history up to the year 1989 CE to be true.
In 1992, construction begins on an elaborate global network of underground tunnels and passageways, complete with rail systems that can transport cargo and people across the world faster and safer than any method before. This massive infrastructure is called the International Subway System, and is governed and watched over by the Anti-Dominance Alliance. The construction of the ISS results in the discovery of massive fossil fuel deposits. Oil production and consumption soars.
During the 1990's, the USSR reformed itself into a larger, stronger union - the Asian-Soviet Union of Nations. The United States formed its own alliance with the greater European powers, calling themselves "New World", later renamed to the New World Imperium. An unknown entity commissioned the world's largest genetic research corporations to work independently towards a new project shrouded in confidential