The Frisson Factor
In the year, 2061, Earth as a dead planet; destroyed by a group of villains who have proven themselves unstoppable. One survivor, a time-traveler known only as "Base" sends a message back in time to you, the reader, in an earnest plea to stop the apocalypse by changing the future.
The book shows how Vestige -- a group of startup villains -- rose to power; becoming the most feared group in human history. Base takes the protagonist (you), through a series of key events that allows Vestige to become the dominant force of evil in the future