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The Post-Flares Coalition was an organization originally formed to find solutions to problems resulting from the Sun Flares. As a method of population control, they spread the Flare virus to thousands of people, believing that the virus would humanely kill its victims. However, this plan was catastrophic. The Flare turned out to have far more horrifying symptoms, and a full-on pandemic ensued, with millions of people going mad and dying from the virus.