The Free Land of Cynthiania

The Free Land of Cynthiania
“Do as you will, but pay for it”

UN Cat­e­go­ry: Cap­i­tal­ist Paradise
Civ­il Rights: Excellent
Econ­o­my: Thriving
Polit­i­cal Free­doms: Very Good

Loca­tion: The Black Rose Garden
The Free Land of Cyn­thi­a­nia is a tiny, social­ly pro­gres­sive nation, remark­able for its absence of drug laws. Its hard-nosed, hard-work­ing, intel­li­gent pop­u­la­tion of 5 mil­lion is either ruled by a small, effi­cient gov­ern­ment or a con­glom­er­ate of multi­na­tion­al cor­po­ra­tions; it’s dif­fi­cult to tell which.

The tiny, pro-busi­ness gov­ern­ment devotes most of its atten­tion to Law & Order, with areas such as Social Wel­fare and Com­merce receiv­ing almost no funds by com­par­i­son. Cit­i­zens pay a flat income tax of 2%. A large pri­vate sec­tor is led by the Bas­ket Weav­ing indus­try, fol­lowed by Book Pub­lish­ing and Infor­ma­tion Technology.

Crime is a major prob­lem. Cyn­thi­a­ni­a’s nation­al ani­mal is the Lynx and its cur­ren­cy is the Skein.

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There was one ques­tion about crime—do you think deter­rence or reha­bil­i­ta­tion of crim­i­nals is more impor­tant? I’m all for deter­rence. So appar­ent­ly the game is sure there’s a crime prob­lem. Hmph. I’m curi­ous as to what kind of “issues” will come up and how they will affect my vir­tu­al country.

I want my own flag. Prefer­ably with a lynx play­ing with a skein of thread. I like, um, lessee, teal and pur­ple? There are too many flags out there using red, green, blue, yel­low, white, and black.

If you have absolute­ly no idea what I’m talk­ing about, see http://www.nationstates.net/.

Cyn is a proud Mommy & Mémé, professional geek, avid reader, fledgling coder, enthusiastic gamer (TTRPGs), occasional singer, and devoted stitcher.
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