We told you earlier about General British's (formerly known as Lord British) magnanimous move for the human race by offering to preserve the genetic material of a few lucky gamers aboard the International Space Station. In this brief video we take a look at the General's inspirations in pursuing the creation of this archive (flash drive) for the betterment of humanity in the face of a possibly impending global catastrophe.

Now let's think about this. Richard Garriott is going into space to save the world and preserve of all brilliant minds, the consumer market of Tabula Rasa. Sign us up!

Operation Immortality