Highest Workforce Participation Rate: 1st Most Scientifically Advanced: 2nd Highest Economic Output: 3rd
The Indomitable Borderlands of
Compulsory Consumerist State
The Paragon of Corporate Power and Style since 2002.
Regional Influence
Apprentice
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Civil Rights
Very Good
Economy
Frightening
Political Freedom
Unheard Of

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The Indomitable Borderlands of The Grendels is a gargantuan, orderly nation, ruled by Warleader Yarooo with an iron fist, and notable for its unlimited-speed roads, enslaved workforce, and flagrant waste-dumping. The hard-nosed, hard-working, cynical, humorless population of 29.289 billion Grendels are rabid consumers, partly through choice and partly because the government tells them to and dissenters tend to vanish from their homes at night.

The minute, corrupt, pro-business, well-organized government, or what there is of one, juggles the competing demands of Defense, Industry, and Law & Order. It meets to discuss matters of state in the capital city of Hackleburg. Income tax is unheard of.

The frighteningly efficient The Grendelsian economy, worth an astonishing 26,629 trillion Golden Bonds a year, is driven almost entirely by the private sector, which is broadly diversified and led by the Arms Manufacturing industry, with major contributions from Information Technology, Uranium Mining, and Gambling. Average income is a breathtaking 909,191 Golden Bonds, with the richest citizens earning 7.7 times as much as the poorest.

Shanty towns are forming in the suburbs of major cities, heart attacks are regarded as a coming of age ritual, fancy dress parties are raided by military police for new recruits, and consuming ecstasy is a common rite of passage. Crime, especially youth-related, is so common that it is unusual to encounter someone following the law, with the police force struggling against a lack of funding and a high mortality rate. The Grendels's national animal is the the Dire Bear, which is also the nation's favorite main course.

The Grendels is ranked 177,685th in the world and 133rd in Wysteria for Lowest Crime Rates, with 2.14 Law-abiding Acts Per Hour.

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Highest Workforce Participation Rate: 1stMost Scientifically Advanced: 2ndHighest Economic Output: 3rdLargest Basket Weaving Sector: 4thLowest Overall Tax Burden: 6thMost Avoided: 7thMost Secular: 7thHighest Average Incomes: 8thLargest Retail Industry: 10thLargest Timber Woodchipping Industry: 10thLargest Furniture Restoration Industry: 11thMost Politically Apathetic Citizens: 11thLargest Gambling Industry: 13thLargest Insurance Industry: 14thFattest Citizens: 14thHighest Unexpected Death Rate: 14thLargest Soda Pop Sector: 16thLargest Arms Manufacturing Sector: 19thMost Armed: 20thLargest Manufacturing Sector: 21stLargest Mining Sector: 22ndRudest Citizens: 35thLargest Information Technology Sector: 35thLargest Cheese Export Sector: 36thLargest Populations: 36thLargest Pizza Delivery Sector: 40thSmartest Citizens: 45thHighest Poor Incomes: 65thMost Corrupt Governments: 69thLargest Agricultural Sector: 76thHighest Crime Rates: 113thMost Efficient Economies: 176thLargest Automobile Manufacturing Sector: 188thMost Cultured: 222ndHighest Wealthy Incomes: 256thLargest Publishing Industry: 290thMost Stationary: 416thLargest Governments: 1,526thTop
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Largest Black Market: 2,423rdMost Influential: 3,562ndMost Rebellious Youth: 5,122ndMost Subsidized Industry: 6,886thMost Advanced Defense Forces: 8,631stTop
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Most Pro-Market: 10,624th
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Most Efficient Economies: 1st in the regionHighest Average Incomes: 1st in the regionHighest Workforce Participation Rate: 1st in the regionHighest Economic Output: 1st in the regionLargest Timber Woodchipping Industry: 1st in the regionTop
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Most Scientifically Advanced: 2nd in the regionLargest Agricultural Sector: 2nd in the regionLargest Arms Manufacturing Sector: 2nd in the regionHighest Poor Incomes: 2nd in the regionMost Secular: 2nd in the regionLargest Insurance Industry: 3rd in the regionLargest Soda Pop Sector: 3rd in the regionLargest Gambling Industry: 3rd in the regionMost Armed: 3rd in the regionLargest Cheese Export Sector: 3rd in the regionLargest Furniture Restoration Industry: 3rd in the regionLargest Information Technology Sector: 3rd in the regionLargest Basket Weaving Sector: 3rd in the regionMost Politically Apathetic Citizens: 3rd in the regionLargest Retail Industry: 4th in the regionLowest Overall Tax Burden: 4th in the regionMost Avoided: 4th in the regionMost Corrupt Governments: 4th in the regionFattest Citizens: 5th in the regionLargest Mining Sector: 5th in the regionRudest Citizens: 5th in the regionLargest Black Market: 5th in the regionLargest Pizza Delivery Sector: 6th in the regionLargest Populations: 6th in the regionMost Stationary: 7th in the regionLargest Manufacturing Sector: 7th in the regionSmartest Citizens: 7th in the regionHighest Unexpected Death Rate: 7th in the regionTop
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Highest Crime Rates: 8th in the regionMost Cultured: 10th in the regionLargest Publishing Industry: 12th in the regionLargest Governments: 13th in the region

National Happenings

Most Recent Government Activity:

  • : Following new legislation in The Grendels, consuming ecstasy is a common rite of passage.
  • : Following new legislation in The Grendels, fancy dress parties are raided by military police for new recruits.
  • : Following new legislation in The Grendels, heart attacks are regarded as a coming of age ritual.
  • : Following new legislation in The Grendels, shanty towns are forming in the suburbs of major cities.
  • : Following new legislation in The Grendels, 'A is for Annulment' is a popular children's song.
  • : The Grendels was ranked in the Top 10% of the world for Highest Drug Use.
  • : Following new legislation in The Grendels, major corporations receive tax breaks for no apparent reason.
  • : Following new legislation in The Grendels, door-to-door salesmen are frequently beaten up by 'vigilantes'.
  • : Following new legislation in The Grendels, mobile phone masts are being erected all over the country.
  • : Following new legislation in The Grendels, citizens are frequently held up at gunpoint by their local pizza delivery boys.

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