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Not-empires is the literal translation of the term for most Tosevite political systems in the language of the Race.

Before coming to Tosev 3, the Race had never encountered a political entity which was not ruled by a hereditary monarch. The Race assumed this system was also the one used by the various independent states with which the Conquest Fleet was engaged. They were disabused of this error when Vyacheslav Molotov recounted the regicide of Nicholas II and his family during the Russian Revolution to Atvar.

The Race categorized the not-empires into three categories:

  • Those led by rulers who ruled as dictators without a hereditary mandate, such as Germany and the Soviet Union.
  • Those where emperors reigned merely as figureheads who gave legitimacy to politicians who governed in their name, such as the United Kingdom and Japan.

Not-Empires Recognized by the Race Edit

See: Countries Which Survived the Race's Invasion

Not-Empires Conquered by the Race Edit

See: Race Colonies

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