It all started when Mayhem Intergalactic, a wholly owned subsidiary of Holdings (Holdings) Holdings Pty Ltd, released their new DIY warship: The THUNDERSHIP 12000. ("It slices! It dices! It launches thermonuclear warheads! Some assembly may be required.") As the glossy company brochure pointed out, the warship's low construction costs and high destructive power made it an attractive investment for any decently-sized planetary dictatorship.
Naturally, everyone wanted one; so governments all across the galaxy bought the blueprints and slashed health and education funding in a mad rush to construct as many of the new wonder-machines as they could. Mayhem Intergalactic was only too happy to oblige.
Having assembled all of this cheap military hardware, dictators across the galaxy reasoned that the logical next step was to use it. Thus the First Galactic War began...
I found this old backstory sitting around on my hard drive and the company name "Mayhem Intergalactic" jumped out at me. What do you reckon?
If you don't like the name, or the backstory, please leave a comment saying why that is. =)
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