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 __Setting description:​__ The name means "​four-cornered world" in the local version of Japanese, because of the four super-power nations that dominate this timeline. It is a setting proceeding from a point of divergence in the early 16th century - the survival of Juan of Aragon, son of Ferdinand II of Aragon and Isabella of Castille, to ascend the throne of Spain as John III. Without the Spanish throne to inherit from John's sister Joanna of Castille, Holy Roman Emperor Charles V was unable to fight France, Turkey, and the Protestants of Europe as he did in our history. Combined with the redirection of Sebastian of Portugal'​s attentions from Inquisition and Crusade to missionary activity in Asia, especially Japan, the changes to world history are innumerable. __Setting description:​__ The name means "​four-cornered world" in the local version of Japanese, because of the four super-power nations that dominate this timeline. It is a setting proceeding from a point of divergence in the early 16th century - the survival of Juan of Aragon, son of Ferdinand II of Aragon and Isabella of Castille, to ascend the throne of Spain as John III. Without the Spanish throne to inherit from John's sister Joanna of Castille, Holy Roman Emperor Charles V was unable to fight France, Turkey, and the Protestants of Europe as he did in our history. Combined with the redirection of Sebastian of Portugal'​s attentions from Inquisition and Crusade to missionary activity in Asia, especially Japan, the changes to world history are innumerable.
  
-The current year in Shikaku-Mon is 2015. The Westernised and Christian Japanese Empire controls 40% of the globe but 65% of its inhabitants,​ most of whom are ethnically non-Japanese subjects held to be inferior peoples. The totalitarian synarchist Swedish Empire is similar to the Soviet Union; it controls much of the upper half of North America and exiles dissenters against the state to labour camps in the far north. The Empire of Brazil is a relatively progressive nation which dominates South America. The Kingdom of France is a scientifically- and technologically-advanced nation with a permanent settlement on the Moon. Shikaku-Mon can be said to partake of its own brand of cyberpunk themes.+The current year in Shikaku-Mon is 2015. The Westernised and Christian Japanese Empire controls 40% of the globe but 65% of its inhabitants,​ most of whom are ethnically non-Japanese subjects held to be inferior peoples. The totalitarian synarchist Swedish Empire is similar to the Soviet Union; it controls much of the upper half of North America and exiles dissenters against the state to labour camps in the far north. The Empire of Brazil is a relatively progressive ​(and ultra-capitalist,​ almost anarchist) ​nation which dominates South America. The Kingdom of France is a scientifically- and technologically-advanced nation with a permanent settlement on the Moon. Shikaku-Mon can be said to partake of its own brand of cyberpunk themes.
  
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