Over the span of a hundred years it's transformed the world genetically, scientifically, culturally, and economically. It employs, is owed by, and so rules everyone. Everyone in the world.
Burlew's styled himself as a freelance poet since the day he turned fifteen, completed minimum schooling, and became of Working Age. Since that day he's never earned a currency unit. Therefore, by law -- and the Bank is rigidly legalistic -- he pays no percentages and owes no taxes.
He owns nothing, and buys nothing, so the Bank can't "assist the client in question to find the most suitable employment, considering both said client's talents and the needs of the world economic community" -- i. He also has no idea that, very shortly, he will be Earth's last hope of surviving an interplanetary catastrophe.
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In the twenty-second century the Bank owns everything. Originally a multinational conglomerate, it is now a world-wide monopoly, not only owning eveything but employing everyone in the World City of Everyone - except Monaghan Burlew. Burlew is a self-styled free-lance poet. Because of his lifelong refusal to work, buy goods, or use his Credit, he is free.
This freedom, regrettably, does not make him a heroic character: he is fat, seedy, and nearly illiterate. But because of his wandering life, Burlew has an intimate knowledge of how to scam, cheat, and beat the System.
He has another gift: his "pomes" are catchy, and they ridicule "The Stepfather" - the nicknmae he has coined for The Universal Greatmother Corporation. In , therefoe, the Board - the four human directors of the Bank - decides to eliminate Burlew.
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- The Precariat (Oberon Modern Plays).
- Mutulu Shakur.
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He is tricked into using his Credit, putting him in debt and making him liable for instant Termination at the hands of the genetically-uniform Claims Adjustors. This strategy backfires on the Bank, as a revolution by Burlew's supporters - the Orphans - brings the Earth to the edge of total chaos. Even worse, the sun will go nova in , and Burlew though he dosen't know it is the only man alive who can prevent the catastrophe and save the Earth - that is, if he choosses to save it.
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