Day 8: Economics & Politics-Take a look at the map from the other day and make note of the resources in each area. Figure out which areas have more of one resource or a deficit of another. Once that’s done, identify which groups of people care about these resources. How do these factions perceive each other? How do they perceive the other forces in the story: the protagonist, the antagonist, etc.?
|Place||Has||Has Not||Cares about|
|Aeledge||Lumber, fishing, hunting, manufacturing, technology||Coal, farmland, cattle||Farmland, cattle|
|Fayford||Cattle, farmland, coal, fur||Fishing, lumber, technology, medicine||Technology, medicine|
|Shorebridge||Fishing, transportation infrastructure , technology, medicine||Farmland, cattle, lumber, precious minerals||Farmland, lumber, precious minerals|
|Wellport||Farmland, fur, hunting, lumber||Fishing, cloth, manufacturing, technology||Cloth, manufacturing, technology|
|Southedge||Precious minerals, alcohol, fishing, medicine||Lumber, farmland, cattle, manufacturing, cloth||Manufacturing, cloth, lumber, farmland|
|Coldwall||Stone, cattle raising, fishing||Manufacturing, lumber, coal, minerals||Manufacturing, precious minerals, lumber, coal|
|Lochmead||Farmland, water transport, fishing||Lumber, fur, coal, cloth||Lumber, coal, technology|
|Texas||Cattle raising , cloth, manufacturing||Limited fresh water, farm land, lumber||Fresh water, lumber, farmland|
|Northlynn||Farmland, fur, wild game, precious minerals||Limited fresh water, lumber, manufacturing||Fresh water, manufacturing, lumber|
Antagonist is looking to gain control of the monarchy in order to bring technology and medicine to Fayford. While she believes it will supplement the struggling economy, she primarily wants to break through the unspoken restrictions on technological and medical advancements moving from Shorebridge into Fayford. She believes that the current ruling monarch has no interest in spreading the advancements.
|Place||Has||Has Not||Cares about|
|Northwest Territory||Fur, lumber, precious metals, fishing||Farmland, livestock, energy, manufacturing, technology||Defending precious metals, acquiring technology to make that process easier, energy|
|California Territory||Lumber, precious metals, fishing, grapes||Farmland, livestock, energy, manufacturing, technology||Energy, manufacturing, defending precious metals|
|Southwest Territory||Luminous mineral production, livestock, manufacturing||Reliable fresh water, farmland||Reliable fresh water, farmland|
|Montana Territory||Livestock, hunting||Manufacturing, farmland, technology, energy, lumber||Energy, label|
|Northern Territory||Livestock, manufacturing, lumber||Farmland, fishing, energy||Energy, farmland|
|Ontario Territory||Livestock, farmland, fishing||Energy, manufacturing, technology, lumber||Technology, lumber, manufacturing|
|Texas Territory||Fishing, luminous mineral production, livestock||Reliable fresh water, manufacturing, oil||Reliable fresh water, oil|
|Mississippi Territory||Farmland, livestock, fishing, minimal oil production||Manufacturing, technology||Technology, defending oil production|
|Florida Territory||Farmland, fishing||Livestock, technology, manufacturing||Technology, manufacturing|
|Carolina Territory||Lumber, farmland, fishing, hunting, fur, manufacturing, technology||Luminous mineral production, oil, livestock||Luminous mineral production, oil|
|New Hampshire Territory||Lumber, fishing, manufacturing, hunting||Farmland, livestock, technology||Technology|
The company controlling the factory where the protagonist worked is determined to increase the amount of luminous mineral production and the amount of the mineral that is imported into the Carolina Territory. Their export of the manufactured luminous items, especially to the western territories. The Carolina Territory, therefore, places a high value on the manufacturing and technological advances that make the company happy.
The President turns to the protagonist in order to find a way to unite all of the territories despite the fact that they all have different needs. She turns to reviving the country’s greatness through cooperation.