In the totalitarian society of Oceania, the government has complete control of its people and mandates death upon its enemies. It creates rallies to bolster support for the party and engages in a neverending war to keep members of society impoverished and on the brink of starvation. It does this to maintain the existing order.
Thutmosis III defeats a coalition of Mesopotamian powers at Megiddo, extending Egypt's power and influence. Thebes, the Egyptian capital, will become the world's richest city and the Pharaoh the richest single person. The Egyptian Empire is born.