“He was in a long, straight street, peopled by a mere fraction of an immense multitude; but all around him, on and on, even to the limits of the horizon hidden by the enormous piles of bricks, he felt the mass of mankind mighty in its numbers. They swarmed numerous like locusts, industrious like ants, thoughtless like a natural force, pushing on blind and orderly and absorbed, impervious to sentiment, to logic, to terror, too, perhaps.”
Joesph Conrad, The Secret Agent
The heroes find themselves in Freedom City after being enveloped in bright light while thwarting a bank robbery. However, is this the real Freedom City? And why are all the inhabitants acting so strangely?