The country is situated mostly in central North America, where its forty-eight contiguous states and Washington, D.C., the capital district, lie between the Pacific and Atlantic Oceans, bordered by Canada to the north and Mexico to the south. The state of Alaska is in the northwest of the continent, with Canada to the east and Russia to the west, across the Bering Strait. The state of Hawaii is an archipelago in the mid-Pacific. The country also possesses several territories in the Pacific and Caribbean.
After Robert and Kathy's deaths, Damien moves in with Ann and Richard Thorn, their son Mark, and aunt Marion in Chicago. Marion, Mark, Ann and Richard are all killed each after they discover Damien is the Antichrist, leaving Damien heir to Thorn Industries.
After the US Ambassador to Great Britain commits suicide, the U.S. President makes Damien Thorn the new ambassador and President of the UN Youth Council. Damien subsequently moves from the U.S. to England.