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Republic of Adina
Adinaflag.jpg
Flag of Adina
Capital City Adina City
Government Presidential Republic
Leaders ImperatorMendes (President)
Official Languages English with Spanish-speaking minority
Territories/Provinces Tabago y Corona, Kaga, Antigua, Arellani, Multinesia, Tajira

Pre-History

The people of Antigua were nomadic on the island for a long time before moving to Tabago y Corona and building their new capital there.

Sea People

The Antiguan peoples were not the first peoples to inhabit the Island. A settlement called Cape Winds existed on the Island for at least 2 months prior to the arrival of the Sea Peoples. These "Sea Peoples," were proto-antiguan settlers who arrived on the island around late July of 2018, on the island these new settlers found it to be abandoned and void of native populations.

This resulted in the establishment of L'Habana- a tribal settlement on the isle isolated from the rest of the world.

Vitelian Rule

Eventually it was discovered that the island the sea peoples had settled was actually in the claims of a much larger and more powerful nation called "Vitelia" The nation was very lenient with the sea peoples and allowed them to remain settled in their areas, after this point the tribes were considered citizens of the Vitelian province of Western Braxos.

This status quo was kept until the natives felt ostracized by the main land citizens due to their attitudes toward the islanders not speaking English and refusing to give up their Indoja religion for Catholicism. These conflicts were settled by the establishment of the new province of Antigua separate from Western Braxos.

Dissolution of Vitelia

Eventually Vitelia was dissolved after a major conflict, during this time Antigua managed to evade occupation from foreign powers. The Island became de-facto independent, this causing a lot of difference of ideas on how this young state would be run.

Civil War

During this turbulent time General Fantasia couped the monarchy and locking the now pearled king in a tower over looking L'habana. She ruled the country along side Sehla as a Fascist Dictatorship for the next two months, this period was highlighted on much death in the activity of players and the suppression of Indojic Shamanism.

Treaty of Adina

The leaders of Antigua eventually decided to decentralize the nation from Antigua and formed a new concept of unity in the nation, in honor of the town where the revolution against the dictator was started the new union of Al-Adina was formed and later shortened to Adina.

A new capital city was constructed on the Island of Tabago which formerly had very little native activity, to be a unifying center for all Adinans world wide.

Political History

Transitional Government (establishment - 21st of July)

Now firmly established and recognised, the citizenry of Adina pulled together to form a cohesive new nation. The first President of the Federation was declared to be Matanic. Alongside the monarch Kalipso_Angel, the government worked tirelessly to terraform the land, build tentative links with other nations and establish factories. During this period the population boomed, reaching twenty full-time citizens and two resident workers. In tandem with population, treasury surplus began to appear, alongside a huge demand for housing- which the capital has so far managed to meet.

In terms of culture a small Orthodox minority developed a temple under the watch of Patriarch ImperatorMendes.

The period would be, despite its transitional status, one of the most cohesive also.

Fresh elections were held early and the formal Transitional Government Structure ended on the 1st of August with the announcement of a permanent constitution and a full complement of elected officials as follows:

First Federal Election (election period 21st July - 23rd)

Presidential Elections
Name / IGN Previous Government Position Votes Cast Percentage
Matanic / Matanic1107 President, Governor of Corona y Tabago Uncontested Uncontested

Matanic won the presidency as the incumbent candidate in a uncontested election. He stood on a platform of expanded democracy, a grant system for projects and an XP stockpile for the populace.

Judicial Elections
Name / IGN Previous Government Position Votes Cast Percentage Turnout (%)
Cocobeaa / Cocobeaa Governor of Arrelani 3 37.5% 47
ImperatorMendes / ImperatorMendes_ None 5 62.5% 47

The position of Judge had not been filled until this point, therefore there was no incumbent to unseat.

The Governor of Arrelani (who had founded the ‘Adinan Communist Party’) ran on a platform of continued precedence of Spanish. The Orthodox Patriarch, ImperatorMendes also ran this electoral cycle, publishing a mock-up election poster, and making promises to codify the Adinan legal code and to push for a Bill of Rights to be drafted- alongside general assurances of neutrality and fairness.

Both candidates expressed distaste towards the actions of a prominent Astonian Independentist- an issue still in the minds of many voters.

ImperatorMendes won the seat with a small majority.

Civil Guard Elections
Name / IGN Previous Government Position Votes Cast Percentage Turnout (%)
The Snail / Lilpumpisgod Capitain of Civil Guardia, Governor of Kaga 3 33.3% 47
SamuelWizard / Daddy1015 None 6 66.6% 47

The incumbent Civil Guard Capitain was Lilpumpisgod. His tenure was marked by his governorship of Kaga and the first military expeditions of Adina. He ran on a platform of suppressing terrorism and later said he would see to the equipment of the Guard. Daddy1015 challenged the incumbent on general strengthening of the Guard.

After all votes were cast, it became clear that SamuelWizard had won the contest decisively.

The ‘Eleventh Day’ Administration

The First Government was marked by administrative improvements. The Central Territory of Arellani became a full state, with Incentives as its second Governor. Great bounds were made in creating a legal system, by the incumbent Judge ImperatorMendes, drafting and pushing through the Assembly the Adinan Bill of Rights, Legal Code and Trial Guidelines in the “de Rex Basilicam” (About the King’s Courts).

Minor laws like the Farming and Communal Storage Act were also passed. The Nation’s finances also came to be regularly audited to prevent large outgoing expenses, triggered by a relative gain in wealth.

In tandem with this the Civil Guard also became more well-equipped. Despite not being Captain anymore, Lilpumpisgod continued to contribute to the overall work of the Guard quite heavily.

The first Federal Administration ended when the President was asked to stand down from office triggering new elections. The President was seen as having laid a strong groundwork to build a great nation upon. Indeed this administration was able to deliver all that it promised, in a much shorter period of time. The convention of calling retired Presidents 'El Presidente' began here.

Second Federal Election (31st of July- 18th of September)

The Second Federal Election was a much more limited election, spread over a number of days. The initial vacancy was created by the President’s decision to step down. The position of President was contested in this election unlike prior.

Presidential Election
Name / IGN Previous Government Position Votes Cast Percentage Turnout (%)
Cocobeaa / Cocobeaa None (previously Arellani Governor) 0 Nil 52
ImperatorMendes / ImperatorMendes_ Judge 4 36% 52
Evann / Incentives Governor of Arellani 7 63% 52

Cocobeaa ran on a Indojoic Nationalist Platform. She received no additional votes and dropped out to prevent a runoff.

Both Imperator and Evann ran on increasing production of XP and prevention of unnecessary conflicts, though the latter did not exclude joining alliances. Imperator also ran on a bold platform of introducing a Universal Basic Income (UBI).

Evann won the race with the second-largest democratic mandate of all elections prior. Turnout rose 5% from the previous federal elections.

Second Federal Administration

Not much had changed from the prior administration in terms of staffing other than the President himself. On the day of elections, minor bombings by Nipplerock targeted cultural icons, such as an Indojic effigy, the Orthodox Church and the President and Judge’s houses. The damage was quickly repaired but contributed to an overall feeling of insecurity.

Following the conclusion of the Adinan Wars of Sovereignty, a new Central Territory of Multinesia was annexed and settled permanently by Cortwade. A Casino Resort was finished on the 10th of August.

Population continued to grow steadily during this period. During this period the Entranan Republic came under direct suzerainty from Adina[1]- the move was criticised at the time because it appeared to have inadequate justification prior.

Daddy1015 stepped down from the Captaincy of the Civil Guard to focus more on irl events- elections were then held, with Pirater being elected by a sizeable majority. This initial period was one of great development.

However despite being seen as a great President- being presented with the honorific 'Kshatriya' (warrior) Incentives stepped down after growing political tensions with the monarchy which had transcended political and constitutional bounds.

Trial of Sinjorocrafter

the separatist leader had been wanted in Adina for some time. With the Varkonian pearl expired- and with an extradition request ignored, the mission to find him became more urgent. Upon guarantees from the previous Government of fair trial and leniency, he gave himself up to authorities after a failed guerrilla campaign targeting frontier agriculture primarily. ImperatorMendes was the presiding judge for the case.

A number of charges were brought by the prosecution along with over 30 pieces of evidence being collected for trial. The charges were: High Treason, Violation of a Legislative Injunction, Petty Vandalism, Conspiracy to Commit Murder-for-Hire, Grand Larceny, Impersonation of a Government Official and Sedition.

Sinjorocrafter pled Guilty to High Treason, Violation of a Legislative Injunction, Petty Vandalism and Conspiracy to Commit Murder-for-hire. As the trial began and more damning evidence began to pile up on the prosecution side, he later abandoned his defence and admitted to the charge of Grand Larceny likewise, being found Guilty. On Impersonation of a Government Official he was found Not Guilty due to ambiguity of evidence by the prosecution. On Sedition, there was a clear, compelling evidence by the prosecution, aided with multiple witness testimonies- further compounded by the efforts of the Defendant to avoid answering relevant questions by the presiding Judge, leading to him being found Guilty.

Civil Guard Captaincy Elections
Name / IGN Previous Government Positions Votes Percentage (%)
Cocobeaa Governor of Arellani, Governor of Multinesia 4 28.5
Parvana None 0 Nil
Pirater None 10 71.5

Mt. Augusta Olympics

A large team from Adina set out to compete in the Augustan Olympics- booking out the penthouse in the Prism Hotel. The team performed extremely well, being the top achieving team at the Olympics. ImperatorMendes was the 2nd highest rated athlete of that Olympic Season, missing a draw by 1 point.

In the final tally of results Adina had won the Mount. Augusta Olympics decisively with 19 medals.[2]

3rd Federal Elections

The 3rd Federal Elections occurred very much upon a political fault line. The nation had essentially dived itself into camps supporting the Monarch's unspoken and entrenched extra-constitutional power and a group wishing to limit it, or at the extremes transition to a full Republic. Largely the monarchy was backed by the staunchest Indoja- leading to a very acrimonious election where the nascent Republican cause began to develop. Monarchists began to criticise the 'old guard' as responsible for all the turmoil in Adina. No candidate was expected to come out unequivocally in favour of Republicanism.

The Republican Address

During the period of announcements, the immediacy of the Republican cause finally became clear in the 'Republican Address', where former Judge Imperator proclaimed the need for a true republic:


"I Imperator shall run for President. I only run for President because I feel I have established a Judicial system that will last long after me. I believe that is what all governments should aim for.


It is rare for a nation to stand on the cusp on something; these moments do come but rarely. The circumstances recently could not have been more turbulent and yet we have ridden the winds onwards. The time has come to adapt our government to suit new challenges and to reflect our inbuilt unity. I have spoken and I have listened, and I agree it is time for a new visions of a full Republic.

We shall come together and I will expand our offices of government to be open to the most able- no longer shall a small cabal of Councillors share the burden and honour of offices.

XP production shall be priorities and we shall establish a Commission to make good on the foundations we've laid. Wealth will come from our private enterprise and our new citizens shall be funded and housed.

Furthermore whilst we shall not provocate we shall instead work on arming the citizenry.

This is the heart of my proposal. Adina shall not fully flourish until the people are free. The nation is only as strong as its people. I promise in the desire for security we shall not lose our fundamental sense of liberty; I shall not establish perma pearling, and I commit only to expand your freedom.

JAI ADINA! JAI REPUBLICA!"

Response

This statement created a large stir, indeed it was mentioned in all other periphery debate afterwards. In the initial hours of the election the relative lead of Pirater (who had neither committed decisively to Republicanism or Monarchism) was touted as a failure of the Republican cause. Yet as the hours passed, his commanding lead dissipated and then gave way to a dominant victory.

Presidential Election
Name / IGN Previous Government Positions Votes Percentage (%)
ImperatorMendes / ImperatorMendes_ Judge 16 59
Pirater / Pirater Capitan, Seer of Nuevo Sovia 11 41
Judicial Elections: First Round
Name / IGN Previous Government Positions Votes Percentage (%)
KiWi / KiWi None 8 33
Cocobeaa / Cocobeaa Governor of Arellani 11 45
Gunmetal /GunmetalMercy Governor of Arellani, later X'ian 3 12.5
Cortwade / Cortwade Governor of Mutlinesia 1 4
Snail / Lilpumpisgod Capitan, Governor of Kaga 1 4
Judicial Elections: Second Round
Name / IGN Previous Government Positions Votes Percentage (%)
KiWi / KiWi None 12 57
Cocobeaa / Cocobeaa Governor of Arellani 9 43

Initial Reforms

After the Republican victory, Imperator acted quickly to form a government, expanding it to its largest size yet, creating advisory roles of prosecutor, Master of Records, XP Commissar and Director of Infrastructure. Early on a route to Bloom was authorised and works began. As promised a constitutional convention was held on many issues, but primarily the monarchy. Between a choice of the Status Quo, Ceremonial Monarchy and a Full Republic, the votes tallied were 0:2:3- in fact 1:2:4 due to poll-master issues. This advisory poll gave a direction to further constitutional draftsmanship which was due to occur.

However these chats were leaked- whereas some thought the delay of drafting had meant a loss of commitment to the central tenet of republicanism, the opposite was in fact true.

Monarchist Reprisals and Failed Secession

During the early period of the Imperator Ministry, many radical monarchists who enjoyed privileged positions when the monarchy acted extra-constitutionally focused their anger on the suddenly growing Republican movement. The threats of coup from an entrenched religious militia ‘The Black Fang’ did not work, indeed there was increasing hostility to illegal monarchist intervention in civilian government. People wanted a return to the ceremonial monarch initially promised or indeed a republic, and end to the monarch’s unofficial privileges alongside use of religious laws and militiamen, which had caused the collapse of the previous two governments.

The island of Antigua was an alluring prospect to the radical monarchists. Despite none of them living there anymore it was formally an important site, and quickly was appropriated as birthplace of the monarchy in history. Discord ownership was used as a last ditch blackmail to secure Antiguan independence. When this failed Kalipso_Angel abdicated, to join with the separatists. The President called a vote of the National Assembly to show that the Union would not be compromised. Secession was rejected 5:2. At this point they was a lull in activity. However many leaks and intelligence gathering proved conclusively, not only that the separatists were going to illegally secede but also use Antigua as a staging point to invade the nascent de-facto Republic and reinstall the monarchy imminently. Elaborate plans to seek asylum in case of a downturn and also attempts at military backing were also discovered, along with a plot to entice the Captain of the Civil Guard to defect- all of which failed. The time for diplomacy had ended.

On the 24th of September Imperator declared all Black Fang members along with secessionist leaders pearl-on-sight. A permanent defensive garrison was established in Antigua. The former monarch distanced himself from the secessionists and all key players fled the scene. Since this date, there has been no secessionist activity on Antigua.

September Putsch

After many hesitant days, it had seemed, at least for the moment that calm had returned to Adina. In the late evening a picture was posted by Cocobeaa, running unarmoured in the capital: "the eternal republic cant[sic] even defend its capital". The response was swift and many of the Guard logged on, only to find things were not as they seemed...

The September Putsch
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The Winter Palace, where the loyal Guard regrouped.
Date27th November
LocationAdina City and outlying regions
Result
  • Rebels rout before imminent counterattack
  • Cocobeaa becomes persona non grata in multiple territories
  • Collapse of support for the radicals
Belligerents
Civilian Flag of Adina.jpg Republican Government of Adina

Nationalist terror flag.png Radical Monarchists

Civilian Flag of Adina.jpg Cocobeaa Sympathisers
Commanders and leaders

Adinaflag.jpg ImperatorMendes

  • Civilian Flag of Adina.jpg Incentives
Nationalist terror flag.png Cocobeaa
Strength

Early coup: 5 in-prot

Late coup: exponentially greater

Early coup: 6 in-prot (1 terrorist, 5 sympathisers)

Late coup: 1 combatant
Casualties and losses
1 pearled, released within minutes. 5 defections

The capital had been occupied by an armed group of five fighters and one alt. This group escorted Cocobeaa as they swept the capital and watched without intervening as she beat Tukidoki (the Bloom dual-citizen Judge) to death. However one thing became apparent. Despite the President's haste- he was far away on Bloomian rail works and was safe from the consequences of the armed group in the capital. Initially outnumbered and isolated, the five loyal Civil Guard members online (including Imperator) regrouped in Tallinn, outside The Winter Palace. In lieu of an official residence, Imperator's Winter Palace served as a safe retreat from the capital, with adequate provisions.

In the meantime Tukidoki was ordered to surrender on behalf of the government, refused and was pearled. However unlike what the plotters suspected would happen, the rest of the government or indeed any of the citizens did not come to recognise the Nationalists, who had submitted an alternate constitution. The national discord was in a state of acrimony as Cocobeaa, who had presented herself as the will of the Monarch was now being branded, to her indignation, a common terrorist.

At this point the occupation of the capital had lasted fifteen minutes and internal friction between the group was beginning to show. The majority of the sovian-composed group liked Tuki and were unwilling to have him pearled for a protracted period. Likewise the imminent possibility of Bloom joining the Government in displacing the rebels was becoming a near certainty the longer he remained pearled. An appeal to Icenia did also not go unheeded. The terrorists' hands were forced in releasing Tukidoki's pearl. The whole group fragmented, with the Sovian and Laconian component scattering, with Cocobeaa briefly resting in Southern Kaga before her whereabouts became unknown. A 100d bounty on Cocobeaa was placed later that day[3].

The putsch failed because of four primary reasons:

1) Their inability to form a recognised government or even to occupy the capital longer than twenty minutes.

2) Factional infighting.

3) Imminent foreign intervention.

4) The target of the President was not even in the country when the capital came under occupation, and thus was immune to any attempts at pearling him.

Aftermath

The aftermath of the putsch was one of not a sudden realisation of victory, but a gradual clearing of the mist that had descended. The Sovians involved distanced themselves from events, truthfully stating that they had not participated in violence, having only been a witness to it instead. An alternate interpretation is seeing them as acting as the personal guard of Cocobeaa. As for escorting the terrorist into Adina, they said, it was only out of misjudged loyalty and to allow her to 'see the sights'. They also claimed to have been instrumental in organising Tukidoki's swift release.

Likewise the Laconian Government distanced themselves from the actions of the Sovian-Laconian citizen, and apologised for what had taken place.

Due to goodwill, personal connections on both sides, and a mutual care that Adina not fall into infighting, the two sides quickly reconciled and became one distinct unit.

In terms of the last remaining 'true' terrorist, Cocobeaa fled abroad and attempted to seek haven in Caledonia with Kalispo, the former monarch. After the Adinan government contacted their potential hosts about existing claims on Cocobeaa, wisely the duo decided to move onto another location- unknown at the time.

The lull in hostilities that had given way to the Putsch seemed to now settle entirely, leaving Adina competent at last to focus on its own affairs.

Regions

Outdated early cartography: The Internal Regions and Cities of the Federation of Adina.

Tabago y Corona

Tabago y Corona is the centre of the Federation politically, home to the bulk of economic activity, but also transport-wise too, holding the Central Station graciously constructed by the Caledonian Order of St Marcus. Adina City is home both to most of the population but also a variant amount of resident workers, who attracted by the generous wages, and the amount of terraforming to be done, work miracles upon the land.

Tabago was initially settled by Trekish refugees from Trekestan after it was annexed by Hallow due to the incompetent Trekish king at the time, who were granted Tabago to settle on by the Antiguan King Kalipso_Angel.The Trekish converted to Indoja. As Trekestan was a communist nation, the Trekish settlers built in a communist style and this can be seen in Old Adina City and the City Hall which was built before Adina was established. Old Adina City used to be called Cumbria after a region in Trekestan and was meant to serve as a minor outpost for the Antiguan kingdom. The Trekish were the first settlers of Tabago and the only remaining Trekish on the server and native Tabagan is matanic1107 the first president of Adina.

Antigua

Antigua is a significant historical region of Adina. Its importance has somewhat been diminished since the move to Tobago y Corona. To the South is Hongo Island.

Hongo Island

Hongo Island is an island region South of the central Antiguan island. It has a small, mushroom export based economy. Its legal status was the subject of Adina’s first, second and third legal case. ImperatorMendes was appointed as a citizen-judge to preside over the case. Due to multiple revelations, the cases went back and forth before firmly establishing Hongo Island as part of the Antiguan region.

Kaga

Kaga is very much a mixed region, rich in previous histories and cultures. There has been some discussion into the preservation of previous cultures and artifacts at this site. It became part of the Federation on the 2nd of July.[4]

The main features of Kaga is its very large stone port cut into the mountainside and the INP Lounge (Indoja Nationalist Party) which continues to be a draw for its high alcohol content drinks.

X’ian

Arellani was part of the exclave claims of Adina, with the region being now officially known as X’ian. It has plenty of space for development, which is ongoing. As of the 18th July, Cocobeaa was made the first governor of (greater) Arellani, now encompassing the former Astonia region. Since this point there has been a marked uptick in investment into the region and its farming goods. There has been ongoing research into slime-powered melon ploughs- with some success. A Train Station serves as a wider connection route- utilising its unique position on the world map.

Incentives became the second governor of Arellani. The region remains robust and there has been some additional security investments from central government. Cocoa production is now semi-automated and an A.B.C. Brewery was constructed to make use of the local ingredients.

Astonia

Despite being part of Adina since the 2nd of July[4] the region of Astonia was formally made a state with governor after settlement of disputed claims[5] with Sinjorocrafter- who became its first governor. The vote was an overwhelming endorsement of the governor, who had been promised leadership of the territory, After all votes were counted Sinjorcrafter won the vote clearly 8-1, with no absentions. The region is known primarily for its use of slime block flying machines to occasionally traverse the distance to the capital. After a failed civil uprising[6] the region of Astonia was reintegrated back into its adjacent region of Arellani- with Cocobeaa being its new governor.

Multinesia

Multinesia is the newly annexed region to the South of all Adina. The first governor was Cocobeaa. Composed of mostly nether islands, there is limited inhabitable space- though Cortwade worked as the first permanent resident to develop this area. Eventually on the 15th of August, with 3 permanent residents, the territory became a state, with Cortwade as its second governor.

The main settlement is Isla del Fortuna a large residential island with a strong focus on gambling industries.

Nuevo Sovia

The Sovian territories, after being left empty by the Sovian Flight after an Entente-led attack on the ashnwill vault, were unified into Adina as a state. It retains its previous pre-Adinan governance with regular elections and a seat on the National Assembly.

The regional capital is Ceylon.

Religion

One major religion dominates the population of Adina, with two sizable minorities.

The Indoja Temple in Adina City adjacent to the main avenue.

Indoja: This is the original religion brought to Western Braxos from the sea peoples, Indoja is an polytheistic religion and dharmic influence, or a way of life, widely practiced in Adina, Arellani, Astonia, and former Western Braxos. It includes a number of Antiguan religious traditions with a loose sense of interconnection, A notable feature of Indoja, is that it does not originate from one prophet or teacher. The earliest record of indoja teaching is found in the Realm of Estara server circa 2009 but many indoja claim that indoja tradition is as old as the game itself, being based upon eternal truths, which have no mortal source. Indoja make up a large majority, with 78% of the population being of Indoja faith.

Orthodoxy: Headed by the Patriarch of Adina, ImperatorMendes, this form of Christianity differs by its continuity with the apostolic church, its liturgy, and its territorial churches. They make up 15% of the population of Adina.

On the 16th of July, St Isidore of Séville Temple opened [7] which contains the standard Orthodox trappings, with the addition of a public collection of literature for the Citizenry of Adina. The literature contained is diverse, containing Mt Augustan, Icenian and international works. Topics range from purchasing guides to literary epics.

The Adina plays a particularly important role in Orthodoxy, being the birthplace of it in Classics. From the 17-20th of July, the First Ecumenical Council of Adina was held[8] that majorly restructured the Church for its further development. It also codified long-standing norms and practices.

A secondary Church also exists in Multinesia to serve the edges of Adina.

Catholicism: The presence of Catholics in Antigua has had very little influence although the former nation of Vitelia was a Catholic state and attempted, with little success to convert the natives. They made up 7% of the population and currently possess no specialised house of worship. Little is known about their worship practices, though it is assumed they participate in home worship. However as of the new census, it appears the Catholic minority has entirely vanished.

Government

The President is elected by popular vote and he serves as the head of a council that governs the nation.

A Judge is elected at the beginning of every term to serve in the Council and as sole decider of legal trials and has the power to nullify unconstitutional laws.

The Captain of the Civil Guard leads the military and is also elected. A secondary focus of the Guard is to enforce the Judge’s decision on cases

There are elections every 3 months. This rule was reaffirmed in the second ever referendum held in Adina, where the reformist faction tied with the moderates, each achieving four votes each with no abstentions. As a general rule abstention rates in public votes are remarkably low.

Regionalism

Provincial government handles many aspects of internal governance though this is variant with each region. For example Kaga is a state beginning to build independent government apparatus, in comparison Arrelani is an appointed governorship with governors potentially allowed to come from the citizen populace of the whole Federation.

The official distinctions are of State and Central Territory. States must have a permanent, significant population, geographic distance and divergent culture. This enables them to self-govern and elect a Governor. In comparison Central Territories, the process is repeated but at a Federal rather than local level- with governors by appointment.

Economy

The economy is one major facet of the governance of Adina. The government invests heavily in infrastructure and prioritises fiscal competancy. There is a large brewery subculture within Adina, with ~20% of the population engaging in brewery at least part time.

Businesses

Adinan Brewery Company (A.B.C.)- a loose confederation encompassing multiple brewery facilities and all of Adina’s brewery production. The company is investing heavily into R/D, and is supported by the Government.

Five people are currently involved in the the company and through cooperation with Sovia Unitas and individual experimentation gained access to Sovian Chorus Ale and other recipes. Free drinks are commonly given, especially in a ‘welcome package’ to newfriends.

The INP Lounge (Indoja Nationalist Party) is the only active brewery in Kaga, providing heavier drinks such as many variants of vodka.

Casino del Fortuna- a Casino complex built on Isla del Fortuna by Cortwade. Pecado slots, blackjack and roulette are the games available. The Gambling Licensing Act means that all facilities must be licensed, and publicly post the odds.

Transportation

Internal rail connects much of Adina- including th exclave of Arellani. Likewise canals and boat travel is viable to the point where the port at Kaga is dimension-wise one of the largest works in Adina.

Externally Adina maintains rail links to only Maltovia (Terestai), Icenia (which acts as a major connection route) and Vinland.

Conflicts

Adinan Wars of Sovereignty

Adina was a youthful state, emerging from the ashes of Vítelia, and carrying a lot of the former state’s baggage, despite little similarity. The quadrant of (+,+) was noticeably more wild than others- due to plenty of unclaimed space and the fact that no dominant power existed in the region- only major players such as Caledonia or Odresh. This gave plenty of breathing room for raider groups and upstart threats to newer nations.

The Adinan Wars of Sovereignty
Caesar.jpg
Sinjorocrafter submits to the Court of ImperatorMendes to receive judgement for his crimes.
Date26th of July - 3rd of August
LocationMultiple theatres - mostly islands
Result Decisive Adinan victory with annexation of Fish Republic
Belligerents
Adinaflag.jpg Adina

AstonianFlag.png Rebel State of Astonia
Nipplerock.png Nipplerock Republic

Pirate.jpg Fish Republic
Commanders and leaders

Adinaflag.jpg Lilpumpisgod

  • Matanic1107

AstonianFlag.png Sinjorocrafter (POW)

Nipplerock.png Gantoe
Strength

3-4 Engaged

9 Present

1-2 at most

5 Present
Casualties and losses
None, minor bombing damage to Adina City.

Sinjorocrafter pearled.

3 others captured, pearled, and then released.

Rebels to the West

The Adinan Wars of Sovereignty began when the rebel state of Astonia, now evicted from its homeland, forced to the West and underneath the Commonwealth, declared all Adinan Citizens pearl on sight in their discord and declared war formally[9]. It was an inexplicable move, compounded only by the fact, that the leader of the group, Sinjorocrafter was actually exile-pearled[10] and held by Varkonia.

There is perhaps some truth that given Sovia-Unitas’ close alignment with Astonia and Pirater being nominally named Crown Prince that Astonia expected an intervention. However this was not come, partly due to solid relations with the Sovians and partly because the move was so inexplicable that it was taken as a joke. Nipplerock under Gantoe would join, however on the Astonian side as under the assumption of Astonia as a protectorate[11] of theirs.

Bandits to the South

In the South, a development of a pseudo-state called the Fish Republic was of great concern. Despite having infrastructure such as rail transport and a city hall- they operated under a tribal structure and would oftentimes raid neighbouring states in a very arbitrary manner.

Proof was discovered of small-scale raiding in Kaga, and more troubling, of plans to take part more comprehensive raiding in Adina. It was during the period of War with Astonia that the Fish Republic came into full conflict with Adina.

War and Denouement

The period of conflict started relatively uneventfully. Given the suddenness of the declaration, the Civil Guard was mobilised to defend the Capital- though no major offensive took place on the day of the occupation. The following day there was news that Sinjorocrafter in

his limited, pearled capacity had attempted to damage the crop fields of the exclave in Arellani before fleeing.

Given the failure of all diplomacy with Astonia, finally an expedition of the Civil Guard was authorised. The Royal Isle of Astonia was breached, and looted with many goods being burnt. Sinjorocrafter had already fled the Capital and would not come to realise the damage to it until much later. The Astonian natives were much more apathetic to the war- and having been courted by Adina, in a promise to liberate them did not intervene as the Royal Island was plundered. Special care was made sure that all damage was limited to government buildings and that the civilian sections of Astonia were unaffected. Astonia would not be able to field any military expeditions from this point onwards. A landing on the Fish Republic was then planned.

In the meantime, it was discovered in the early morning, on the eve of new Presidential elections, Gantoe had manage to sneak into the capital and detonate explosives- targeting the Church, President’s and Judge’s houses; (this would be the only damage dealt to Adina during the war, barring some not entirely significant carrot theft). Despite this the damage was extremely limited and repaired. Gantoe would later be pearled in an unrelated incident, forcing Nipplerock out of the war.

Finally a landing was organised on the Fish Republic. Completely unprepared they offered no defence and the island was occupied. Much later the three belated defenders would be pearled, later released. The island was annexed into the new territory of Multinesia. At last, seeing the futility of the operation and hoping to achieve leniency, Sinjorocrafter handed himself to the Guard to stand trial for crimes past and present. On the 3rd of August, with the trial concluded Adinan victory was declared[12].