In ancient times, it was alcohol, nicotine, sugar, peyote, opium. Humans succumbed to addictions of many thousand names.
In the 24th Century, Ferenginar has made holo-life the ultimate affordable escape from reality. The lovers are perfect. The violence can now be enjoyed to a new extreme. Nobody around you causes problems.
Prisoners no longer want to escape. People no longer want to work. They have exchanged reality for the feeling of reality.
Does the Federation intervene? Does the Prime Directive dictate sitting idly by and watching cultures implode? Addicts rage against the 'reality evangelizers' who dare intrude upon their virtual kingdoms.
Another threat emerges. Whoever controls the off-switch controls populations. You can live in your desired world, as long as you do a little programming work for 'The System'.
This mission is an exercise in futurism. Looots of directions it can go.
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