Originally Posted by t209
Maybe an escape party like in Left 4 dead and LEft 4 dead 2 (like running through hostile area by hiding, nomading, and running to other countries.
Still doesn't change the risk involved. Very little people are going to join this crusade going into enemy lands.
The last resistance group lived in the occupied area and were there when they took over. They were compelled to fight back as it was their home and they were flung into the conflict.