The following is as it is explained in the manual of the game:
has hit the Earth, unleashing a virus and killing a large amount of the populace. A lot of the survivors started to hear the voice of a god in their heads ( The [[Entity]]) and worshipped it. The Order took over the world and all women and children found were killed, forcing the survivors to go underground, while the men became peasants. The Order's rule is brutal and oppressive to the extent an underground resistance is formed. Calling themselves the Front (referred to as "The Movement" in the demo version), they struggle to free themselves from the Order . However, the Order's technological advantage has dampened the Front's efforts.