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In the video game Saints Row: The Third, the city of Steelport is put under martial law by the fictional military organization, STAG, after a stream of gunfights between the multi-national conglomeration, the Syndicate, and the Third Street Saints, the main gang.
In video game Prototype, and its sequel Prototype 2, martial law has been declared by fictional military BlackWatch in New York City (late New York Zero ingame), after a bio-terrorist attack occurred in Penn Station by Alex Mercer (both occasions), the protagonist and main antagonist of both games respectively, releasing a deadly virus known as the BlackLight Virus, and later the Mercer Virus.
In the video game, Final Fantasy VII, Martial law was declared on the city of Midgar by the Shin-Ra corporation in response to the false flag destruction of sector 7, committed by the Shin-Ra corp., that was blamed on the terrorist group Avalanche.
In the television show Falling Skies the military remanent of U.S. declare martial law after the leader abuses his power.
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