There have always been, soothsayers, prophets, and mystics for untold generations.
As history adavanced, so too did those with abilities, not explanible by rational means. Several persons and goverments sought to utilize those talents for personal gain and for military appication. During the Cold War, the race to create the super spy lead to the funding of several projects, to tweak the genes of such persons to create long distance operative. To gather intelligence without leaving their home country.
In the 1960's the Space Race changed the focus on this projects with the purpose of sending people to the Moon and beyond.
Experinments and work continued through the 70' and in the early 80's, the nation's of the world created the 'Colony project'. A project designed to make those soon to be traveller more adaptiable to the harsh environment of off world life.
Forming a World Confederation, planet Earth in the early 90's sent their bravest sons and daughters to the stars.
The year is 2077, planet Earth is now recovering from a War with the colonies, that left huge tracks of land barren and irradiated. The population now moving to larger Metropolitan areas as technology has slowed in advance and stepped backward.
And underlying this is Grady's Syndrome, a disorder that now effects an unknown number of the people, people who like the days of old might be soothsayers, prophets,mystics and miracle workers. They may be the salvation or damnation of planet Earth.
This is the World of the Kinetic.
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