**wow, another double post
Early 2020- America sets up an Antarctic colony in hopes of getting more money, but many countries are left enraged because America had violated the Antarctic Treaty.
2021 - the Inquisition attacks the USA, prompting them to end to Antarctic colony. Ores were discovered under the thick ice sheet of the Antarctic but they were nothing more than rock formations.
2022 - the abandoned Antarctic colony is still inhabited, and the inquisition has conquered twenty five percent of the USA.
2023- North Korea and South Korea fight due to tensions with each other. In Mexico, the rebels won the war and the president was sentenced to death.
2024 - the abandoned Antarctic colony ships some stuff to the mainland USA and establishes a micro nation. All of them eventually leave until there is one man left, The Lonely Antarctican.
2025: NASA proposes the idea of a lunar colony, something the world had wanted to do for decades. They decide to test in Antarctica, and many of them join the Lonely Antarctican.