Clockwork Destiny: Chapter One
By Alexandria Francetic
Chapter One: The Mechanical Maiden
Throughout mankind`s history, humans have constantly strived for superior weapons and armor, in an attempt to stay one step ahead of their enemies in an age of never-ending warfare. Over the centuries, as technology improved, global war and conflict grew larger, becoming much more devastating. But even with all of its violent tendencies, humanity never had the ability to truly destroy itself...until one fateful day in 1945, when humankind unleashed its ultimate weapon, its greatest deterrent- the atomic bomb.
For the first time in history, humanity harnessed the power to annihilate itself and transform the world into an irradiated wasteland along with it. As the years passed, the world crossed into an era known as the Cold War, a time marred by fierce political tensions and the ever-looming fear of nuclear armageddon. But during this time, something different was being born. Unbekno