Medical advances in the World Union have eliminated all contagious diseases, granting perfect health to nearly the entire population. Genetic illnesses are a thing of the past, other than isolated instances, due to vigilant DNA screening and sterilization. Preventive measures applied during early childhood, mandatory quarterly adult psychological screenings and careful public monitoring have made neurotic behavior, criminal tendencies and other psychological problems equally rare. How fortunate we are that death is typically due to voluntary euthanasia, though the average life expectancy is over 90 years. Wealthy citizens, who can afford expensive tissue regeneration and organ renewal procedures, frequently live well past 100. Can life get any better? We think not!