Sorry about the absence. Progress on the chapter is slow but it’s coming along.
#5 Queen Madeleine’s first act as monarch of Australia was to outlaw torture. Up until then, what few authorities remained in the country were allowed to use torture in the course of their duties.
#6 South Italy, Egypt, Libya, Algeria and Morocco are mostly ruled by metahuman power groups in a nearly feudal system.
#7 The Knights of the Round Table are Britain’s primary team of superheroes, working with permission and support from the Crown & Congress itself.