The Crystal Land
Description: All animals are daemons, creatures that live with their friends, the humans. However, some wish to make it not so. Plotters intend to steal the daemons and enslave them. They have begun forcing the folk to do work with their daemons, and intend to eventually force them to give up their friends altogether. If the folk ever needed heroes, it would be now.
Society knitted together by hierarchical social obligations. Ex: Middle ages Europe, pre-European Japan. "I am a serf of Lord Feigen"
The society is in the midst of a period of restriction on thought or behavior. Ex: Victorian Era, the Red Scare
Wheel, writing, agriculture, horses, carts, sailing rafts, small galleys, metal tipped spears and arrows, bronze swords, leather armor, water wheel, supportive medical treatment and herbs
Bronze Age (TL 1)
Travel, Do-gooding, searching for wealth and excitement
Heroic characters in a high-action world
Otherwise normal animals with human-like intelligence