I generally base my predictions of the future off of past events. Prediction: Eventually D12 will lose a WW city. I don't know when, or which city, or to who, but it's going to happen. There is no such thing as a perfect defense. The interesting question to me at that point is how D12 will react. When Syndicate lost a city, they crumbled (to my surprise) and caused a small power vacuum in the process. The fewer big alliances on the field, the more volatile the wonder race becomes when a city is lost. Obviously the reason for Syndicate's abandonment was low morale. I think this was a fair complaint because of their placement, as I have pointed out in the forums before. Yeah, they were "safe" from the bulk of most alliances, but that also meant they were unable to reach other alliances to influence world events. As soon as they were no longer in the lead, many of them could see no other alternatives. There are several people here saying that D12 will never fall. I am not so sure. When D12's defense fails (and it will), if that is what many of the D12 players had been hanging all of their hopes on, they might want to give up. If too many D12 players give up, D12 will have effectively fallen. If D12 falls, I think two things will happen: 1. TDC is much more likely to win the wonder race because Phenomenon is not nearly as enthusiastic about building things as they are about knocking things over, and 2. Iota will become a less interesting place to war in after losing another big alliance. I hope D12 doesn't give up, but we aren't going to stop fighting. If we let up on the fighting, that would defeat the whole purpose of wanting them to stay around, ja?