of the new Calendar.
It was totally unfair.
They were hovering over Earth, telling us, free people, that we had to exterminate lots of people.
They had determined, using their computers, unless we wiped out some of the people of the nations with the most aggressive recent histories, we'd never get along in the inter-galactic community.
So many people were killed. The English, the French, the Spanish, the Italian, the German, the Russians.
Then, with half the world's population gone, they told us they didn't need to do that. They only made us do it to show that they could.