Several weeks ago, I had the opportunity to attend one of the DC. The final drama was quite interesting as it depicted a "ban" on the Jehovah's Witness religion without an explanation as to WHY? I'm sure many in the audience pondered on what they had learned from their previous studies i.e that Babylon the Great would fall and then that Gog of Magog would eventually turn his attention to the organization. However, that is not what the drama stated NOR did it infer that. It simply spoke of the "ban."
I found it funny (not silly funny but interesting funny) that they used the example of Esther as the basis for being "prepared." That, I must admit, was a bit of a stretch. Here we have a jewess abandon her belief system in marrying a heathen worshipper of Ahura Mazda (interesting that the drama used the name of the Persian god) and finds herself living within the harem. No one around her knows she's a jewess, obviously either scared or embarassed to say and not discussing her beliefs with others. Then, there is the whole retaliation aspect of the story where the Jews rise up to protect themselves and because they were SO succesful in vanquishing their enemies within the realm on THAT day, they even request another day to chase down those that got away to exterminate them! Definitely NOT the ideal story to apply to a modern day Christian.
In any event, I think the most interesting unanswered question in the drama is WHY are they banned? There are a myriad of scenarios other than the expected Wild Beast turning against the organization. It is not a stretch to expect that government will eventually crack down on religion, particularly as atheism continues to spread. But, what will be the cause of the "ban" if one does occur?