things first – the Tennelian Empire is an empire in name only, it’s really
more of a constitutional monarchy mingled with a republic.
That means there is a figurehead chosen by bloodlines and birth, but
the real leaders are elected.
are an ancient and enlightened race with a rich culture and advanced science
and technology. They tend toward
logic, order, and discipline. They
are good, fair, just, defenders of the weak, protectors of the peace. Their sentiments are very similar to those found in the
American Declaration of Independence. They
have incorporated other cultures into their own nearly seamlessly through
negotiation and treaty rather than conquest.