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The Benevolent Queendom of Divine Cervine

“Where the deer’s swift leap startles the wild bee”

Category: Democratic Socialists
Civil Rights:
Below Average
Political Freedoms:

Regional Influence: Shoeshiner

Location: Lazarus



The Benevolent Queendom of Divine Cervine History - 2015 May - June

The Benevolent Queendom of Divine Cervine History

May - June


May 20th, 2015

    • The Queendom of Divine Cervine was founded.
    • A dictator has seized power and outlawed elections. #017
    • Elections have been outlawed. #000
    • Divine Cervine was reclassified from "Liberal Democratic Socialists" to "Corrupt Dictatorship".
    • All major public areas are watched by police surveillance cameras. #021
    • The nation is ravaged by daily union strikes. #016

May 22nd, 2015

    • The latest Harry Potter book is a bestseller. #003

May 23rd, 2015

    • Citizens can be frequently spotted going about their business stark naked. #008
    • Military funding has been stripped back. #014

May 25th, 2015

    • The fairy deer is a protected species. #009
    • The government awards prizes to television shows featuring stereotype-breaking minority roles. #029
    • Vegetarianism is compulsory. #007

May 26th, 2015

    • Euthanasia is legal. #028
    • Gambling is outlawed. #005

May 27th, 2015

    • High-income earners pay a 100% tax rate. #018
    • Divine Cervine's children are widely acknowledged as the most foul-mouthed in the region. #013
    • A well-funded social safety net protects the unfortunate. #024

May 28th, 2015

    • Organ donation is compulsory. #026
    • Same-sex marriages are increasingly common. #001

May 29th, 2015

    • Divine Cervine was ranked in the Top 10% of the world for Largest Welfare Programs. Divine Cervine is ranked 564th in Lazarus and 13,544th in the world for Largest Welfare Programs, scoring 59 on the Safety Net Mesh Density Rating.
    • Planespotters are emigrating in droves.
    • The new national mascot has to be wheeled onto the field of play. #385

May 30th, 2015

    • Aeroplanes have been converted into housing units after all air travel was outlawed.


June 1st, 2015

    • An increasing percentage of the population's youth have homosexual parents.
    • Parents live in fear of governmental 'child protection' squads. #148
    • 'The Anti-Government Hour' is a popular programme on many of Divine Cervine's radio stations.
    • Divine Cervine was reclassified from "Corrupt Dictatorship" to "Democratic Socialists".

June 2nd, 2015

    • Students are known to arrive at school in their pyjamas.
    • Cars are banned.

June 3rd, 2015

    • The nation's war memorials are being torn down and replaced with peace gardens.

June 4th, 2015

    • The sound of wooden legs echo throughout Divine Cervine after the recent introduction of the Foot Tax.
    • It is illegal to make racist remarks in public.
    • Divine Cervine was reclassified from "Democratic Socialists" to "Corrupt Dictatorship".

June 5th, 2015

    • Eminent domain has been abolished.
    • Divine Cervine was reclassified from "Corrupt Dictatorship" to "Democratic Socialists".

June 6th, 2015

    • People are now classified as male, female, or genderqueer.
    • A government program is underway to revitalize Divine Cervine's beaches. #031
    • Divine Cervine's soft-touch approach to diplomacy has made it known as the 'push-over' of the region.

June 8th, 2015

    • The nation has an international reputation for compassion. #036

June 9th, 2015

    • Divine Cervine was ranked in the Top 10% of the world for Most Compassionate Citizens. Divine Cervine is ranked 431st in Lazarus and 10,179th in the world for Most Compassionate Citizens, scoring 27 on the Kitten Softness Rating.
    • The military is slashing spending on conventional arms and diverting it to spending on prosthetic arms.

June 10th, 2015

    • The government has undertaken a massive education and health program to combat VODAIS.
    • Prudishness is on the way out.
    • Divine Cervine was reclassified from "Democratic Socialists" to "Scandinavian Liberal Paradise".

June 11th, 2015

    • Citizens are expected to be proficient in at least five languages. #115
    • Most citizens in Divine Cervine are abject pyrophobes after extremely graphic pamphlets were mailed nationwide by the government.

June 12th, 2015

    • Public footpaths are being slowly eroded by the burgeoning number of ramblers.

June 13th, 2015

    • The government seeks peaceful forum with terrorists.
    • Veterans are directed into environmental cleanup operations.

June 14th, 2015

    • Wind farms are erected on shuttered oil platforms.
    • A vast monorail network carries people all over the country.

June 15th, 2015

    • The nation has welcomed its expats back with open arms.

June 16th, 2015

    • Scientists recently cloned the long-extinct feather-bellied fairy deer.
    • Divine Cervine's free colleges struggle to maintain standards in the face of overwhelming demand.

June 17th, 2015

    • Divine Cervine is notorious for its citizens' infidelity.

June 18th, 2015

    • Teams of painters are converting road signs from horse lengths to kilometers.
    • Fewer people are bathing as citizens must show ration stamps before they can turn on their faucets.
    • Divine Cervine was reclassified from "Scandinavian Liberal Paradise" to "Democratic Socialists".

June 19th, 2015

    • All 'unconventional' weaponry has been banned.
    • The national guard is mobilized whenever a mother gets separated from her child at the mall.

June 20th, 2015

    • Dog breeding has been banned in accordance with recent animal experimentation laws.
    • Refugees from other nations are flocking to Divine Cervine's border. #047

June 21st,2015

    • Retirement homes are often fitted with luxurious suites.
    • The government is notorious for leaving citizens with almost nothing from their inheritance.

June 23rd, 2015

    • The government has enacted freedom of information.

June 24th, 2015

    • The words 'private' and 'enterprise' must never appear in the same sentence.
    • There have been reports of people marrying housepets.

June 25th, 2015

    • Inter-species marriages are ignored by the government.
    • All forms of advertising are banned.

June 26th, 2015

    • Divine Cervine has one of the largest offshore wind farms in the world.
    • The nation has opened its arms to an influx of refugees.

June 27th, 2015

    • Illegal hunting is rife after veganism was recently made compulsory.

June 28th, 2015

    • The nation is completely gun-free.

June 29th, 2015

    • The government pours millions of luminous orbs into rehabilitation programs annually.

June 30th, 2015