The Great War is little over a decade over. The Japanese Empire has invaded Manchuria. Chinese immigrants are taking Australian jobs, strengthening the "White Australia" movement. The British Royal Navy has retreated to Europe. The Great Depression has left Australia and other British dominions and colonies vulnerable to Asian expansionism. The British are in no position to provide aide or security. It is 1933. What are the British dominions, colonies, and mandates going to do with such great odds stacked against them?
"Today we stand here, representatives of our respective dominions, each with a common ancestry, to discuss the possibility of a 'Pacific Union', to protect the rights, security, and wealthfare of our citizens. Alone, we are small, underpopulated, and poorly defended. Together, we will step into the future, and take our place in history with the other great unions of the world".