The POD is in 1999, where as, following a crushing and humiliating defeat at the hands of the Atlanta Falcons in Super Bowl XXXIII (33).
1999- Following the defeat, John Elway suffer a mental collapse. He returns to his California home, where he murders his wife and 4 children in a blind rage. Following the murders, Elway flees the country, ultimately ending up in the Middle East, where he meets Osama Bin Laden. Bin Laden takes in Elway, who soon converts to Sunni Islam.
2000- Elway helps plan Al Qaeda's attack on the USS Cole in Yemen. In the US, Senator John McCain of Arizona wins the republican nomination and is elected President.
11 September 2001- Al Qaeda launches its attacks on The World Trade Center and The Pentagon. In a video released on the Internet, John Elway, now under the name John Mohammed Bin Laden, is revealed to be the Number 2 man in Al Qaeda. In said video, Elway calls for a worldwide Islamic Revolution.
October 2001- President McCain orders the invasion of Afghanistan. Bin Laden and Elway flee to Pakistan.
December 2001- Osama Bin Laden is killed in the caves of Tora Bora.
January 2002- Elway, now the leader of Al Qaeda, calls for more attacks on the West.
2002- John Elway convinces the governments of Syria, Iraq, Iran, and Pakistan to form a Pan-Islamic Alliance, and the new alliance declares war on the west and Israel. The US Responds, by forming a coalition to defend Israel. Military Forces from Ireland, the UK, Germany, The Netherlands, Norway, Sweden, Poland, Romania and Russia join the force. The Middle Eastern War begins.
2004- Iraq and Syria are conquered. Lebanon and Southern Syria are annexed and occupied by Israel. The IDF also moves in to the Gaza Strip, The West Bank, and The Sinai Desert. Riding the wave of Victory, John McCain is re-elected. In order to form a "United Front", John McCain selects Illinois Democratic Senator Barack H. Obama as his running mate. the slogan "United We Stand, United We live" is highly successful.
2005- Iran and Pakistan fall to the coalition. John Elway flees to Chechnya.
2006- Under massive international Pressure, Russian President orders a massive invasion of Chechnya, forcing Elway to flee once again.
2008- Barack Obama is elected President.
2009- In his Inaugural address, President Obama vows to hunt down the remnants of Al Qaeda.
May 2011- US Army Special Forces kill John Elway in Pakistan