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posted on Mar, 6 2006 @ 08:48 AM
What would happen if all the communication systems of Britain were shut down?
In the year 2017 this is exactly what happened.

Though its exact date is debatable many historians argue that the slow deterioration of British democracy was already at pace with the passing of “emergency” anti terrorist legislation following America’s 9/11 attacks of 2001.
What is not debatable is that the vast majority of English people still believed that they lived in democracy until the year 2015. Whilst it is true that there have nearly always been doubts within the English population about the strength or quality of their democracy, and whilst it is true that these doubts had been growing in the years prior to 2015 it is still true that independent government and media funded opinion polls conducted in the year 2014 consistently showed that between 83% and 90% of U.K respondents would reply “yes” to the question “Do you believe the country of Great Britain is a democracy” (when presented with a yes-no, don’t know answer form).

So how is it we find ourselves where we are today?

The absolute end of British democracy was concluded quickly following the infamous “Westminster Massacre” on the 28th of February 2015.
Terrorists believed to be working for Al Qaeda (although the British Resistance would argue they were terrorists duped into thinking they were working Al Qaeda) (who were actually pawns of something often referred to as New World Order) stormed the Palace of Westminster and executed 528 of the countries just over 600 MP’s. Only the terrorist’s leader failed to commit suicide and although he is claimed to be in police custody his exact whereabouts’ remains unknown to this day.
It is he (the British Resistance claims) who was New World Orders sole agent within that group, and it is his ongoing (apparent) disappearance which proves NWO honours its commitments to its employees.

Whatever the truth the remaining government did not call a state of emergency. Instead the new Prime Minister (David Davis) who automatically assumed this role from David Cameron (following his execution during the Westminster Massacre) declared that government would “carry on as normal” and “that therefore we will not let the terrorists win”. And so it was that the country of great Britain was to be governed by fewer than 90 MP’s for a period of 3 months whilst bye elections where to be held in the constituency’s of the murdered MP’s.
According the British Constitution the king Prince Harry could have called for a general election straight away and therefore have prohibited this small band of MP’s from governing. However he did not.
Most monarchists claim he was threatened with going the same way as his father (who was assonated by terrorists 3 years earlier after only been king for 4 months after the natural death of his mother Queen Elizabeth.
Others claim (including almost all of the British Resistance that prince Harry was in fact an active agent of New World Order.

Whatever the conclusion of this ongoing debate almost nobody disputes that those MP’s who survived (or where spared from) the Westminster Massacre failed to act as guardians of Britain’s remaining democracy.
Claiming that police evidence indicated the terrorists had used works of fiction to disguise and recruit members for their plans; the first act of parliament following the Westminster Massacre was the Encoded Fiction Act of March the 1st 2015. In it all new works of fiction would have to be vetted (at the authors expense) for any signs of criminal intent. Most significantly (and of outrage to British public) the author would have no right of appeal.
The draconian nature of this act resulted in large scale demonstrations outside the palace of Westminster which lasted for several days. On the 4th day of the protests the violence quickly escalated following a speech in which the Prime Minster famously said “you have the right to protest and we have the right to ignore you”.
Armed police deployed to protect Westminster Palace joined in with protesters; not long afterwards the palace was set ablaze.

On the 5th day the protests turned to anarchy after a small unit of SAS soldiers opened fire on the crowds killing about 100 protesters. Though it wasn’t long before they fled or joined the protesters the damage was done.
By the evening of March the 6th fires had broken out across one square mile of central London. Flames rising hundreds of feet into the air could be seen coming from the cities skyscrapers doted across financial heartland.
Exactly how and why the protesters spread the fires so quickly is still debatable although there is an increasingly large consensus that government agents embedded in the crowds (many of whom would be working for New World Order) caused the protesters to spread the fires so that the army could be brought in.

At 12.00 p.m. Prime Minster David Davis made an emergency speech to the nation from the government’s new headquarters (a nuclear bunker somewhere in Surrey). In it he told the nation that…
1. “the rioters are causing permanent destruction to all English people’s wealth”
2. “regardless of what government we have civil war is not in the English peoples interests”
3. “I have always said these riots were an over reaction and our government will review the Encoded Fiction Act in 2 days time”
4. “All rioters have 8 hours to leave London or they will be removed by the army using lethal force if necessary”.

Perhaps unsurprisingly the first question David Davis was asked by a journalist was “can you guarantee that the Encoded Fiction Act will be reversed?”.
David Davis replied that he “cannot guarantee the outcome of elected government”. And this was his stance throughout persistent questioning on that matter.

In spite of the absence of any firm promises many protesters did try to leave London; however the army was already present and had blocked all roads in and out of the city. Their job was to photograph every person trying to leave the city so that their faces could be recorded on the nations CCTV face recognition system. In addition DNA, fingerprints and vehicle registration details where all taken so that every “suspects” I.D card identification could be known.

This process would take a while so the army had established a series of “containment centres” at the sides of all major roads. Unknown to the protesters or British people an emergency sitting at the High Courts had already issued a complete media embargo on the militaries presence. Even as protesters were being stopped Skyness News was hovering above in its helicopter filming the slow moving traffic (but not the army or its road blocks).

Primary evidence shows that within 3 quarters on an hour a rumour had got back to London’s remaining protesters that the army was executing anyone who was trying to leave the city; that they where even killing woman and children. And to someone looking out from London the army’s presence (and the absence of any mention of it in the media) could well have made this seem like a reality.

Within a few hours the 400 or 500 thousand remaining protesters had started to panic and so too did most of London. “They are coming to kill us” shouted one old woman in one of the few surviving independently made video’s from the time. But with all telecommunications down it is hard to see how anyone outside the capital could have known about this ongoing mass panic.
Meanwhile soldiers at the road blocks noticed how the flow of cars leaving the city had become a mere trickle. The troops where told that rioters had yet again gone out of control, and that most law abiding Londoners were terrified of rape or being murdered and that those unable to leave had taken refuge inside their own homes.
In truth it is estimated that at least 5 of the 7 million people living in London at the time where on the streets helping to build barricades or co-operate with other protester activities.

But as the following soldiers account shows most troops on the ground where in ignorance of the situation…

“All I could see was the smoke rising from new fires somewhere in the distance, pictures from TV showing the British Museum on fire, and reports from the radio that over 90% of London’s civilian population had fled the city during the last few days”.

And so at 9.00 a.m. (an hour later than promised) the army started its advance towards London. How many people died that day is still unknown but it is thought to run into several million. Exactly why the soldiers where so bloodthirsty is still a mystery but the British Resistance claims the breakfast meal provided to troops on the day of the London Assault had been spiked with chemicals that cause the production of aggressive behaviour. Certainly there is evidence of this in the troop’s accounts of that day but other historians maintain that group psychology may have been a sufficient or at least predominant factor. Nevertheless read the source below from James Green a young 21 year old serving in the 2nd division at the time…

“As we made our way towards the capital I was at first like; should we be doing this? But then as we got closer I could see the flames and there was something in their flicker which had just so much anger. As I we reached the first streets I could see the crowds behind make shift barricades of other people’s crowds taunting

“oh he’s a jolly good traitor, oh he’s jolly good traitor, a shame about us, a shame about us, oh he’s a jolly good traitor, oh he’s a jolly good traitor, a shame about all of us”.
Then a stone hit me across the face, yes they were right about the “shame about all of us” bit. I thought “we’ve got guns you’ve clubs and stones”.

We retreated a bit and then I heard the order “fire!” And so I gave them a bit of our metal. We saw them all fall down, and I was like wow am I murderer or do I get a medal for this? After about 5 minutes it didn’t matter. You can only kill like that once and be sure to return to bed after a long days hunting. Yes hunting is what we called it, and hunting it was. After a while it didn’t matter if they were at home or not. They had all had plenty of time to leave and using a gun is fun; I’ll never forget that.”

By March the 8th 2015 London had been brought under control. The British media blamed much of the killing on the protesters. On March the 9th the BBC ran a whole night about the psychology of group behaviour. It explained how even cannibalism had become possible despite their being no apparent great shortage of food (although whether or not there was any cannibalism is highly questionable).

On March the 9th parliament met to declare the nuclear bunker in Surrey the official residence of government office.
The following day the London Riots Act was passed in which petrol, internet access and telephone use would all be rationed (mobile phone masts and related systems where to be “temporarily” completely shut down).
The London Riots Act is also the main foundation for splitting the country into Movement Control Zones which are still largely modelled on the ancient county system.
There were a few protests of course but from now on every demonstration would be met by the armed police, who knew that they themselves would be met by a chain of various special forces should they fail to comply.

On March the 11th parliament met to raise MP’s salaries to over £100million pounds a year whilst the monarchy was awarded a massive 20 billion pound annual budget (some 4% of all tax take). For the army officers would receive a starting annual pay of £500 thousand, whilst all higher ranks topped one million pounds (the salary for a regular soldier was raised to a respectable average of over 50 thousand pounds). In all total tax take for MP’s, monarchy, military and Special Forces consumed over 42% of tax take.

This was almost completely paid for by scrapping social security (except for foster children), by demanding that “wealthy” parents contribute to their children’s previously free state-education, by denying the retired free National Health Service treatment (hence removing the mostly costly portion of the population).

By April the rationing system was working perfectly. Those with businesses to run where provided with adequate quantities of petrol, and allowances were made for those living far away from major supermarkets and shopping centres. Almost no petrol was provided for leisure activities like visiting friends or relatives. However this still remained possible if you used a taxi or public transport. But by April it was impossible to use public transport without being picked up on face recognition CCTV (busses where prohibited from stopping in places without them).

Office phones had almost unlimited call time. But even for big businesses post office allowances where extremely limited due to a shortage of postage inspectors (who would look for secret messages). It would seem the government was so confident about its Telecommunications Word Detection Computers that it was better to give people the phone than the mail box. Meanwhile MI5 had been instructed to create false resistance internet sites and as a deterrent the public were warned about this.

Interestingly there were almost no formal new laws passed to regulate the media (though the BBC had bought up most of the independent newspapers and radio stations). Maybe it no longer seemed wise to own these things if the BBC should offer to buy them.

But unknown to the public the government had secretly passed an act allowing the assassination of anyone who was deemed to be “obstructing or of danger to the British State”. It soon became known within journalistic circles that whilst there was nothing in law preventing them speaking their mind those with the “wrong mind” would ether come to work the next day asking for a brake-retirement or would soon die in a terrible “accident”.

By May David Davis was so confident that the country was under control that in a speech to the nation he declared “with stability restored their can longer be any argument or anything objectionable about peaceful protests providing they are first booked with the local council” he declared that his government “would be a listening government on the look out not just for anarchists wanting to cause trouble, but also those people with legitimate concerns”.

An interview with David Davis a few months later revealed the logic behind his governments thinking. He repeated his words that “you have the right to protests and we have the right not to listen”. He also explained how peaceful protest’s carmed people down by projecting their energy peacefully.

On May the 2nd 2015 the British people were surprised to learn that democratic elections would once again be held (but only those vetted against terrorism or involvement in the London Riots would be licensed). Anybody who failed to get a license could not be reported in the media (media act 1 implemented May the 3rd 2015). The same media act also required the licensing of media ownership “to ensure diversity of supply” (although what the government may have meant was unrestricted choice but highly restricted diversity of information).

By now most English news bulletins covered only stories about the odd official opening a new school or other public building, abandoned babies or animals which had ether narrowly escaped death or been badly treated. Headlines where usually reserved for sports and film stars, and occasionally natural disasters at home or abroad (and therefore mostly beyond U.K control). Following the weather forecast viewers were usually treated to a discussion about a new (licensed) work of fiction or chess board problem. This was part of the governments Quality Control Regulation (often believed to be Political Distraction Regulation).

The Birth of the British Resistance…
For a while it looked like the English government had everything under control and that this would remain the case for at least one generation. Some of the reasons for this can be found in the totalitarian security technology already available at the time. In particular this would include…

1. CCTV Licence plate recognition
2. CCTV facial recognition
3. The MRR brain scanning lie detector test (the equipment for this had only recently been put into mass production)
4. The wide range of word and meaning detection computer information scanning systems.
5. The satellite surveillance network tracking system (which was being given massive investment).

In addition the government had all the other assets of previous dictatorships including: the secret police (MI5), elite military and police units, the use of torture, and the indefinite denial to right of trial (both of which where granted under “anti terrorist” legislation which pre-dated even the Westminster Massacre itself.

So at the time it really did seem like the new system of government was unstoppable. But on March the 1st 2016 all that changed. At 10p.m the British Resistance launched its first attack on the nations electricity supply. Bombs planted at strategic locations ensured a complete and total nationwide power black out. It took several days for the authorities to repair the damage and during this time civil disobedience broke out with the public often attacking the CCTV cameras dotted across their towns, cities and villages in broad daylight.
On March the 5th the news providers showed the people of Britain “a terrorist video” in which you could here the dim sound of heavy metal music as you saw the balaclava covered faces of the British Resistance watch the “detonation” of a series power pylons. As these metal structures fell to the ground 3 of the balaclava covered faces turned round to face the camera. A youthful voice said “We are the British Resistance and this is what we want…”
(The tape then went quite due to government censoring) before returning to the female voice of the 2nd one. “We do not kill British people only government employees, never will we kill someone who is a member of the public and if we do we offer their families a million pounds compensation.” The third one said “Though you may be unwise to except it we would be unwise not to offer it-we don’t do manslaughter so it’s the least we can offer”.
“Today’s excise was in celebration of the governments Encoded Fiction Act of 2015” said the first voice. “We hope you liked it with the lights out said a female voice”. “And if you don’t we’ll switch the cameras of just the same…” said the third voice (and was then interrupted by censoring). Then all 3 of them including everyone around them said “whatever we do, we do it because Resistance is Strong”.
The video then went silent as propaganda images were flashed across the screen showing a few assault rifles, some explosives concealed inside a baby’s pram, and the lightening like flash caused by the electrical discharge of yet another set of pylons as they hit the ground.

It’s possible the news controllers were deliberately incompetent in showing this video, its possible they thought by showing it they could somehow use it. Whatever the case its broadcasting would backfire; the English people now knew that there was a organisation capable of resisting their government and so the question on many young persons mind was now “how do I join the Resistance?”.

On the 6th of March state news broadcasting put much emphasis on the few people on life support machines who had died in hospital as a result of the power blackout (whilst naturally neglecting to point out it was the governments NHS cuts which had meant some hospitals emergency generators weren’t working). It tried to question not if, but when the British Resistance would break its commitment to sparing the general public from its terrorist activities. Their were even a few TV debates about whether the Resistance was intent on harming employees such as hospital staff and social workers as many of them where still technically government employees (in spite of March’s 2015 tax cuts).

In spite of this the Resistance began to grow at a massive rate. There was no central chain of command just the following demands…
1. A referendum of acceptance every time an act of parliament exceeds 2 years of use.
2. The restoration of democratic elections held once every 5 five years in which anyone over the age of 18 can stand.
3. A guarantee that no person will ever be denied liberty without the right to fair in front of a public jury.
4. A referendum every time we go to war
5. The creation of constitution containing a bill of rights endorsed and subject to referendum and referendum alone.
6. The destruction of the mass media through legal limits on the profitability of those who own more than one media outlet with an audience exceeding a certain size.
7. The creation of a media bill of standards (to be passed by referendum).

The British Resistance believed “all means to achieve these aims are justified providing that no non-government employee be killed”.

Like many resistance-terrorist organisations beforehand the British resistance used a system of cells and sub units to evade the authorities. Every cell consisted of 3 to 5 members. And within a cell there were only ever 3 voting members (the longest members) and one leader. Everything done within a cell was done by majority voting. The chief aim of a cell was to recruit another 3 members so that another cell could be formed. This was usually done by the cells recruiter, leader and communicator who would pass information to person to person.
Every cell was part of a subunit of 3 cells (that’s 3 leaders). Everything done by a unit was decided by majority voting amongst these 3 leaders. One of these leaders would be the sub unit’s representative.
Every subunit was part of a unit. Everything done by a unit was done by majority voting amongst its 3 subunit representatives. One of these people was the unit leader. Consequently there was only one person who knew everyone within a cell, subunit, or unit.

Obviously there were many advantages to the Resistances structure. One was that the faster people recruit the more quickly you will probably get promoted. The other is that even if a member was found there was no way of knowing that they knew more than one person. Members were often instructed to be prepared for naming an innocent member of the public as their secret contact (hence providing a cold trail to torturers).

Resistance members often acted using certain rules…
1. Never meet each other by car as the governments computers recorded every journey by every car that passed through a CCTV licence plate reading camera.
2. Avoid the location of CCTV face recognition systems but not their recognition. This meant there was no way for surveillance teams to know if someone was a member of the public or not.
3. Meet a few people regularly who you can claim (in police custody) are members of Resistance when they were not. Of course this would mean avoiding car use. But with petrol already rationed (ironically to help prevent civil disobedience) this was not that unusual.
4. Most importantly practise defeating the MRR scanner lie detector test. The only way of doing this is to use hypnosis. But the techniques are simple and easily taught.
5. Units will be activated the moment one its cells is arrested. Units work in informal partnership with other units.

Because of these rules and structure the British Resistance was indeed strong.

Amazingly it did not launch another attack for a year until March the 1st 2017. This was a deliberate test of self discipline which underplayed its strength whilst still taking full advantage of all those willing to be recruited. However by December 2017 the security services had cracked their first cell and had managed to get as far as the first sub unit before the trail went cold. Through torturous interrogations it became clear that the Resistance was using petrol rationing as the main means of avoiding car use and still maintaining cover. And thanks to the “lazy” hypnosis efforts made by this particular cell there could be no doubt since the MRR lie detector test could be cheated without hypnosis training.

The discovery was quickly passed to the government which swiftly declared petrol rationing to be outdated and something that should be lifted. And so on January the 1st 2018 David Davis announced in his New Year message to the nation that the petrol rationing system was no longer needed, that it was “time the government gave something back” and that all rationing was therefore ineffective immediately.

Of course the Resistance had been waiting for this. A line had been crossed which triggered all out war with the government. Its first action was to smuggle a bomb into the Surrey nuclear bunker. Not only did its mixture of high explosive and easy to make poisonous gas kill all but one of the 83 surviving and treacherous MPs of the Westminster Massacre but the same strike also succeeded in making the country a monarch. Prince Harry effectively had control of a one man government.

But it is after theses attacks of January the 3rd that recorded British political history becomes uncertain.

Because the next target on the Resistances list were the nation’s oil refineries. The government may have removed petrol rationing but the Resistance could still re-introduce it. The Resistance bombed all major oil facilities by parking vehicles filled with explosives next to their targets. Like nearly all Resistance operations they also left bombs on long timers and anonymously informed the authorities about what they had done. Therefore in spite of attacking almost every fuel related facility throughout the country nobody was actually killed.
It was at this point that the technical division of Resistance decided to strike the governments super computer systems. They did this with viruses, sabotage and occasionally high explosives. By January the 8th nearly all supercomputers had been shut down. It was during one of these attacks that the security services (in desperation) caused the death of a bomb disposal squad who tried to defuse a van of explosives despite it being clearly trapped as well as on a long timer.
Meanwhile stunned by its own success the Resistance decided to attack the rest of the nation’s telecommunications system. With internet and telephone access non-existent the Resistance tried to disrupt first newspaper distribution and then the post office as apart from radio and television these were the last remaining means of mass communication. Their centralised nature made them easy targets, and it wasn’t long until both these aims had been accomplished. The post office union even joined in by calling a nationwide strike.

With petrol supply almost non existent, internet and phone lines down the only way of mass communication was through radio and television. Sensing victory Resistance units stormed a Wiltshire radio station and proclaimed the county to be independent from Britain. Hearing this propaganda the people of Wiltshire soon rioted and made it into a reality, and this time the local security services did not try stop them. Consequently the rioting soon spread to Dorset and Somerset and would have reached other counties.

Across the country media employ’s were instructed to commit sabotage or at the very least refrain from doing work tomorrow. It was only January the 10th, but with radio and (now some local television) on its side the British Resistance was able to command more authority than anyone since the loss of British Democracy.
Crowds were instructed to destroy all media outlets not under Resistance control. By January the 12th Resistance broadcasted the news that Prince William and Prince Harry had been assonated by one of their own body guards.
Whether or not this true (or just propaganda) is still largely unknown, but by the following day virtually all government authority had collapsed.

Crowds acting under the orders of Resistance destroyed the last voice of old authority at 4.00pm on January the 13th.
With Resistance having ether destroyed or assumed control of all media stations it looked like the dream of returning to British democracy was on the doorstep. Then something terrible happened on January 14th at 11.45 am a DJ at a Resistance controlled radio station in Summerset gave the order to cut the power supply. It’s believed he alleged some elements of the establishment were using radio powered by mains electricity to communicate with one another.

Perhaps unsurprisingly the DJ’s orders were quickly carried out. Resistance had after all been on standby for this and now with over half the country rioting destroying a few power pylons must have seemed so easy.

It is now the 17th of February 2017; the following services are temporarily out of action…
1. Electricity
2. Media
3. Telecommunications
4. Post office
5. Petrol distribution
6. Government (silent)

Yesterday I met a postman I asked him when he would return to work. He said he had already tried to but the postage warehouse was burnt out and nobody was around. Apparently all English counties are independent, but whether this is true I have no idea. My question is what will happen to us now?

Authors notes…
1. All character names in this work of fiction are taken from pet plants I keep in a garden. Any resemblance to real life characters is coincidental and even if it isn’t completely should be taken as a compliment (as I like my plants).

2. Meanwhile should anyone in New World Order have any work for a bad speller, but creative writer (like someone who wrote this story within a day) then I would love to know. Propaganda no problem! Money is only the start of my conscience.

3. I am prohibited by law from supporting terrorism in any way. I must not incite it and cannot do anything which is likely to do so. If I have broken the law I pray that George Bush (our Lord) and Tony Blair (our Saviour) may forgive me even if I never forgive them for their existence (let alone their actions).

4. This work of fiction is the creation and sole property of Alexander Jowett and was completed on 06/03/06. All rights reserved.

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