In among the free, Margret Peterson caddis did this. (I'm pretty sure she did it on propose) she added little detail on why the government fell, and I was super mad that she didn't explain it and I went all theory crazy.
As a writer, your job is to torture your readers with tension. The fun of fiction is anticipation, and if your story doesn't have it your readers won't stick around. Here are 3 ways you might be killing your story's tension and losing readers.