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The Consensus of Africa was the first truly integrated multispecial supernational group to emerge in Africa, but it was troubled almost fromt he start. The Silver-Backed Kings’ militant societal construction for their humanzee troops resembled an atheistic version of the Taiping Rebellion, but the enforced peace of 2078 saw s…ignficant troubles for the transgenic apes. These were quite literaly a new people, full-formed without a cultural identity or history of their own, feral children raised in labs with the lingering remnants of tribal instincts diverted into military esprit de corps. In this void, the concept of of apETransgenic society eventually coalesced around a central text: Abraham Maslow’s “Eupsychian Management.”

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Also in 2083, roughly 2 percent of children born in Vancouver, Canada were born as ETransgenics; the result of a prenatal vitamin supplement contaminated by a Silverback humanzee from the Consensus. “The fucking monk-man put something into the vitamin B tanks. All of them.” – Edwin Phelps, Manager of BabyCarePharm

The Silver-Backed Kings and their Humanzee troops, allied with the New Republic of Liberia, managed to seize a substantial portion of the Gold and Ivory Coast before diplomatic entreaties and the threat of ancient, untested Russian psychotropic weapons resulted in the Treaty of Gallimont, fixing the borders of the Consensus of Africa.