Dream Farmer

Cyber Punk piece depicting a world in which people are controlled using virtual reality.
"It wasn't long until people began living on the brink of survival. There was nothing left to live for in the real world after all. The virtual reality was everything you could dream of. Why would anyone care to fix what was wrong with the outside... 

With every strength they had, laborers flooded the industrial complexes to earn enough money for another fix. To spend a minute longer in the virtual reality they have made their whole lives about serving the Monarchy and their master plan. It was them that enslaved the entire populace, promising a better tomorrow." 

"Now all that was left was a society of addicts, 
fully immersed and fully controlled.