Highest Workforce Participation Rate: 1st Most Scientifically Advanced: 2nd Largest Basket Weaving Sector: 3rd
The Indomitable Borderlands of
Compulsory Consumerist State
The Paragon of Corporate Power and Style since 2002.
Regional Influence
Apprentice
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Region
Civil Rights
Below Average
Economy
Frightening
Political Freedom
Unheard Of

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The Indomitable Borderlands of The Grendels is a gargantuan, efficient nation, ruled by Warleader Yarooo with an iron fist, and notable for its barren, inhospitable landscape, flagrant waste-dumping, and ubiquitous missile silos. The hard-nosed, hard-working, cynical, humorless population of 29.479 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 26,861 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 911,218 Golden Bonds, with the richest citizens earning 8.8 times as much as the poorest.

Reporters often lose their jobs over fact-checking errors, the state has declared war on the environment and environmentalists by association, the government is suspected of mass disappearing dissidents both at home and abroad, and it is a common belief that a sport isn't sport if there are no decapitations. 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 14th in the world and 3rd in Wysteria for Largest Furniture Restoration Industry, scoring 37,505.63 on the Spitz-Pollish Productivity Index.

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Highest Workforce Participation Rate: 1stMost Scientifically Advanced: 2ndLargest Basket Weaving Sector: 3rdHighest Economic Output: 4thLowest Overall Tax Burden: 6thMost Avoided: 6thHighest Average Incomes: 8thMost Secular: 8thMost Politically Apathetic Citizens: 10thLargest Timber Woodchipping Industry: 10thLargest Retail Industry: 11thLargest Gambling Industry: 13thLargest Furniture Restoration Industry: 14thHighest Unexpected Death Rate: 14thFattest Citizens: 15thLargest Insurance Industry: 16thLargest Soda Pop Sector: 17thLargest Manufacturing Sector: 22ndLargest Arms Manufacturing Sector: 22ndMost Armed: 22ndLargest Mining Sector: 23rdLargest Populations: 34thLargest Cheese Export Sector: 38thLargest Information Technology Sector: 40thLargest Pizza Delivery Sector: 45thSmartest Citizens: 47thRudest Citizens: 51stLargest Agricultural Sector: 67thMost Corrupt Governments: 68thHighest Poor Incomes: 103rdHighest Crime Rates: 120thMost Efficient Economies: 172ndLargest Automobile Manufacturing Sector: 183rdHighest Wealthy Incomes: 209thMost Cultured: 230thLargest Publishing Industry: 303rdMost Stationary: 415thTop
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Largest Governments: 1,506thLargest Black Market: 2,454thMost Influential: 3,598thMost Rebellious Youth: 6,579thMost Subsidized Industry: 6,953rdTop
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Most Advanced Defense Forces: 8,326thMost Pro-Market: 10,334th
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Largest Agricultural Sector: 1st in the regionMost 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 Arms Manufacturing Sector: 2nd in the regionLargest Cheese Export Sector: 2nd in the regionLargest Basket Weaving Sector: 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 Furniture Restoration Industry: 3rd in the regionLargest Information Technology Sector: 3rd in the regionMost Avoided: 3rd in the regionMost Politically Apathetic Citizens: 3rd in the regionHighest Poor Incomes: 3rd in the regionLargest Retail Industry: 4th in the regionLowest Overall Tax Burden: 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 Populations: 5th in the regionLargest Pizza Delivery Sector: 6th in the regionTop
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Most Stationary: 7th in the regionLargest Manufacturing Sector: 7th in the regionSmartest Citizens: 7th in the regionHighest Unexpected Death Rate: 7th in the regionHighest Crime Rates: 9th in the regionMost Cultured: 10th in the regionLargest Publishing Industry: 11th in the region

National Happenings

Most Recent Government Activity:

  • : Following new legislation in The Grendels, it is a common belief that a sport isn't sport if there are no decapitations.
  • : Following new legislation in The Grendels, the government is suspected of mass disappearing dissidents both at home and abroad.
  • : Following new legislation in The Grendels, the state has declared war on the environment and environmentalists by association.
  • : Following new legislation in The Grendels, reporters often lose their jobs over fact-checking errors.
  • : The Grendels lodged a message on the Wysteria Regional Message Board.
  • : Following new legislation in The Grendels, agriculture is heavily subsidized by the government.
  • : Following new legislation in The Grendels, possession of tomato seeds with intent to garden is a criminal offence.
  • : Following new legislation in The Grendels, penal labor is a de facto death sentence.
  • : Following new legislation in The Grendels, citizens have to dodge their neighbor's drones while getting the morning paper.
  • : Following new legislation in The Grendels, organised sports are frowned upon as frivolous.

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