Sometime in the early 21st century after the world was plagued by war, famine, plagues, and disease that wiped out a rather large majority of Earth's inhabitants, Freestone Enterprises was able to advance the human race into the NEXUS phase, a being that was virtually identical to a human, known as a Replicant.
The NEXUS 39 Replicants were superior beings with great strength and agility, and had incredible intelligence all thanks to the genetic engineers who worked day and night around the clock to create them.
However, as time went on, the newly created Replicants would never get to experience the greatness of life on Earth as they were used in the off world colonies as slave labor and to fight hazardous wars on other planets within the solar system.
After a bloody mutiny by a NEXUS 39 combat team in an off world colony of planet Rhapsody that left thousands dead, Replicants were declared illegal on Earth and under penalty of death, special police squads, known as the Bohemian Blade Runner Units, had orders to shoot and kill upon detection of any trespassing Replicant. This was not called execution, murder, termination, or assassination. It was called retirement...