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I would say revenge was on their mind but the consumption of resources in that conflict would have forced the oligarchical Senate to concede and use the period to rebuild, except it would only benefit a small percentage of the entire population. It would be at the conclusion of this conflict that the Praetor in charge at the time was assassinated. Another would be appointed by the Continuing Committee and he would then have the Senate go into isolation. I know it doesn't sound commonplace historically in the real world.

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Well the Senate might not harbor any resentment, I'm talking more about the common people. A war this bad would presumably have many casualties and a lot of popular investment, wouldn't it?

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15 hours ago, Mauridiviah said:

Well the Senate might not harbor any resentment, I'm talking more about the common people. A war this bad would presumably have many casualties and a lot of popular investment, wouldn't it?

When the common people don't have a voice in the government, the Senate could care less what the lower classes think as they're the ones who ultimately died. It would have had popular support at the beginning as it would coincide with the ongoing age of expansion and the supposed increase people's quality of life.

Maybe, and the perhaps easier way to reorient the history is to have the war, have my country lose it badly, triggering an economic crisis. This crisis would only be exacerbated further with slavery being used extensively and the lower classes essentially in poverty (well most of them anyways). This would prompt the 'secession of the commoners' moment.

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@Rihan I have noticed you and @Asgeirria having similar narratives (Praetor, yadda yadda yadda). As you have not yet submitted a map request, at least to my knowledge, why not go for a place near Asgeirria? Something like this:

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1 minute ago, Sunset Sea Islands said:

@Rihan I have noticed you and @Asgeirria having similar narratives (Praetor, yadda yadda yadda). As you have not yet submitted a map request, at least to my knowledge, why not go for a place near Asgeirria? Something like this:

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@Sunset Sea Islands: I am really liking that suggestion. I haven't put in a map request yet but it has certainly been on my mind over the last 2-3 days. 

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@Rihan Forgive me if I'm incorrect, but is your nation based off the romulan star empire?

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3 hours ago, Asgeirria said:

@Rihan Forgive me if I'm incorrect, but is your nation based off the romulan star empire?

I will not lie and say that there aren't some very close similarities but what I have done is only used the cultural aspects, and will be absolutely ignoring any space-related content, as well as keeping said people within the confines of modern technology.

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Oh man, someone already briefed this guy.

Love the idea! hmu on the discord, I'd like to chat about your nation!

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6 hours ago, Asgeirria said:

Oh man, someone already briefed this guy.

Love the idea! hmu on the discord, I'd like to chat about your nation!

HA. Not as much briefed as in me spending a considerable amount of time going through the various areas of the forum and soaking up as much information as possible. Plus, I did read the friendly roleplaying guidelines lol. We'll connect over Discord in short order.

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