Staying Neutral In America’s Collapse

In the real world, when violence breaks out staying well out of the fray is the best option for the vast majority of people.

Don’t let the movies delude you — most people, most of the time, can work out a way to get by without standing in the line of fire.

The key is to refuse to accept the very idea of distinct sides.

Eighteen American City States based roughly on present political alignments, keeping major highway routes intact but not all states.
America after the Collapse? An Eighteen City States map made with Mapchart.net using the 2020 Presidential Election results maps at USA Today. Most of these regions would have a strong Blue or Red Majority. Aim to be in the middle of one of these zones by 2025 if you can. Edges are where the fighting will be, if any.