The Netherlands, officially the Kingdom of the Netherlands. It is a small country located in Western Europe with three island territories in the Caribbean Sea The largest and capital city is Amsterdam, while The Hague holds the Dutch seat of government and parliament. The port of Rotterdam is the largest port in Europe.
In 1623 A.D. New Amsterdam was settled by the Dutch. These immigrants were greeted by time-traveler Wolf Turber a robot from the future of Earth-TRN215 who sought to conquer the Earth. He attempted to subvert the Dutch immigrants in 1649 to his cause, but they saw through his duplicity and chased him away. The province would remain a Dutch possession until 1674 when it came under the control of the English and renamed New York.
Captain Joost van Straaten was the captain of a ship that lusted only for treasure and was consumed with greed. He had no compassion for life, only wealth. He forced his crew into a storm to find treasure and the ship was overtaken by the raging sea. He and all his crew perished. When they met with Death, his crew's souls were allowed to rest but he was not. He was named the Flying Dutchman and sent to Limbo.
Dutch; Professor Abraham van Helsing the legendary monster hunter during the mid to late 1800s, frequently clashed with Vlad Dracula, the king of all Vampires. He, at some point, met the ancient mutant Apocalypse and mistook him for a vampire because of his appearance.
In a fight between Doctor Doom and the Thing, Doom teleported him away. The Thing found himself in the balcony of an apartment in Amsterdam, with a note attached to its door. In the note, Victor gifts the apartment to Ben as a token, urging him to take a vacation.
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