A version of The Breeders: “The American Renaissance Movement”
“Only racially superior peoples are creators and bearers of a high culture. Only they determine the course of events. Inferior races have no history. They lack the necessary ability, the ability to master their own fate. Only racially advanced peoples have this ability. Races that do not have the courage to make history have no history. The life of a people does not develop mechanically, nor does it develop steadily. It is a constant struggle with nature and the environment, and above all with other peoples. It is an eternal battle, an eternal struggle. There is no unified, gradual development of all peoples to a common goal.”
In TM1-1, the Breeders are described as
Geographical Location: Anywhere, based in 11.
H&M Range 2-9
Number found : 2-12 / Patrol
Tech Level: C-B
Power / Resources : Combustion engines, some generated electricity and batteries.
Weapons: Dart guns, shotguns, rifles, gas grenades, explosives.
Special Attributes: Semi-scientists with religious convictions.
These people hunt throughout the country for pure, unmutated, uncontaminated human stock. They are descended from a group of genetic scientists who survived the War. They believe there will be a super-race to emerge from “the Chaos” as they refer to the War.
The name “Breeders” is a slang term used by outsiders. The members of this group prefer to call themselves the “American Renaissance Movement” or ARM and they believe that their version of eugenics is the only path to “rebuilding the living foundations of America”. Incidentally, the “super-race” mentioned by the ARM doctrine was originally unspecified, but (after extensive internal disputes) is now described as possessing “genetic purity”, ruthless warrior pride and artistic brilliance.
The Breeders see themselves as above “herd morality”. They see themselves as noble and even spiritual. They believe that they have a duty to conquer and to guide the mass of humanity towards becoming the New Race. However, they are not humorless or puritanical; they admire creativity and particularly approve of music and dance.
Interactions with other groups
Usually very bad. The Amerindian Empire particularly dislikes the Breeders and (rightly) suspects that they kidnap children who appear to fit their genetic ideal, or have “breeding potential” .
Relations with the Morrow Project are surprisingly complex. The Breeders are happy to obtain DNA samples from the personnel and they have no objection to the Morrow Project “improving” the lives of survivor communities – in fact they are willing to pay for help from Morrow Project teams. However, they dislike the Morrow Project’s attempts to save the lives of “genetically damaged” people.
The only allies of the ARM/Breeders are Slavers and a few gangs of Bikers