Final WICKED Memorandum, Date 232.4.10, Time 12:45
TO: My Associates
FROM: Ava Paige, Chancellor
RE: A new beginning
And so, we have failed.
But we have also succeeded.
Our original vision didn’t come to fruition; the blueprint never came together. We were unable to
discover either a vaccine or a treatment for the Flare. But I anticipated this outcome and put into place an
alternate solution, to save at least a portion of our race. With the help of my partners, two wisely placed
Immunes, I was able to plan and implement a solution that will result in the best outcome we could’ve
I know the majority of WICKED thought that we needed to get tougher, dig deeper, be more ruthless
with our subjects, keep searching for an answer. Begin new rounds of Trials. But what we neglected to
see was right before our eyes. The Immune are the only resource left to this world.
And if all has gone according to plan, we have sent the brightest, the strongest, the toughest of our
subjects to a safe place, where they can begin civilization anew while the rest of the world is driven to
It is my hope that over the years our organization has in some part paid the price for the unspeakable act
committed against humanity by our predecessors in government. Though I am fully aware that it was an act
of desperation after the sun flares, releasing the Flare virus as a means of population control was an
abhorrent and irreversible crime. And the disastrous results could never have been predicted. WICKED
has worked ever since that act was committed to right that wrong, to find a cure. And though we have
failed in that effort, we can at least say we’ve planted the seed for mankind’s future.
I don’t know how history will judge the actions of WICKED, but I state here for the record that the
organization only ever had one goal, and that was to preserve the human race. And in this last act, we
have done just that.
As we tried to instill in each of our subjects over and over, WICKED is good