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The Holy Empire of Lugkius is a tiny, safe nation, renowned for its compulsory military service. Its compassionate population of 9 million are fiercely patriotic and enjoy great social equality; they tend to view other, more capitalist countries as somewhat immoral and corrupt.

The government -- a sprawling, bureaucracy-choked, socially-minded morass -- concentrates mainly on Public Transport, although Law & Order and the Environment are secondary priorities. The average income tax rate is 36%, but much higher for the wealthy. A robust private sector is led by the Gambling industry, followed by Book Publishing and Pizza Delivery.

Cars are banned, all major public areas are watched by police surveillance cameras, organ donation rates are among the lowest in the region, and meat-eating is frowned upon. Crime -- especially youth-related -- is well under control, thanks to a well-funded police force. Lugkius's national animal is the Sheep, which frolics freely in the nation's m…