In the future crowded metropolis, the streets are shaded with skyscrapers and dirty, armed forces patrolling the streets. Neon ads are vibrating everywhere.
Most of the people are working in factories and treated as slaves. There is a rumor among the citizens that far away from the controlled secure zone, beyond the global military control, decades ago; scientists with engineers established a colony in the desert using advanced technology. The colony is prosperous, using advanced, sustainable technologies and produces its own water/food.
Rumor about this colony keeps the spirit alive..