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Like for story where mc's setup constitution, laws etc

sunseeker

Looking for any recommendations for stories where the main characters setup a constitution, laws, etc. I've read The Ark by REP.

Can be set in past or current time, futuristic, space post or pre apoc, doesn't matter.

Thanks

Replies:   Capt. Zapp  tphile2
Capt. Zapp

@sunseeker

Have you read 'Majestic'?

sunseeker

thanks Capt Zapp, yes I have read it, several times :) plus a few of the authors other stories.

Thurfing
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Hey this story fits! Habe fun it's a good read imo!

http://storiesonline.net/s/15604/the-reset-manifesto

Replies:   themarksmn
sunseeker
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Thanks Thurfing, yes another great story! Sadly I've already enjoyed reading,,,and re-reading it :)

Maybe an older story,,,from years gone by,,,

awnlee jawking

Gateway - What Lies Beyond by The Blind Man

Stories by FantasyLover tend to have those elements too.

AJ

JohnBobMead

The Jade Force of Misera series by Lazlo Zelazac.

While initially it's just a mercenary force, they do end up establishing the Jade Empire, complete with governmental structure. And all the way through, there is Law by Contract.

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LonelyDad

"Ever and Always' by Banadin

http://storiesonline.net/s/12770/ever-and-always

Most of the story doesn't apply, but at the end they plan for and set up a new government for the US.

sunseeker

I think I might read too much,,,I've read all the stories suggested. Will check out some of FantasyLover's stories I haven't read.

Thanks everyone for the suggestions

sunseeker

@JohnBobMead

Love the Jade Force series!

Ernest Bywater

A lot depends on how much you want the constitution etc built into the story. In the Clan Amir series a constitution is created as part of the first story in the series, but it doesn't go into much detail of the constitution, although one of the additional stories does have a lot of the detail. Most of the stories are action stories set in that universe.

http://storiesonline.net/universe/891/clan-amir

much of the constitution information is here:

http://storiesonline.net/s/55443/about-berant

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sunkuwan

Damn, can't remember the Series, but it was about a futuristic Earth society that completely depended on Energy and technology. After an internal struggle between the rulers of Earth, the energy grid failed and suddenly the Society was on a stone age level.

The First book picks up with a group of LARP'ers (life action role players) who played 24/7 living without technology and suddenly they were the only hope for survival.

Sometimes (and battles) later, they set up a new constitution to try and survive the now lawless land.

There were also fantastical creatures like Unicorns and Dragons (semi- and permanent transformed Humans, who couldn't transform back without technology)

I have the books somewhere in my bookshelves here, but can't find it right now. If I remember correctly, it was a Baen Books Author, but the site is currently down.

Even if it was my kind of story with rebuilding society, empire building, etc. I found the "FUCK YEAH AMERICA!!!!" patriotism with the whole constitution plot headache inducing and dropped it within the second book.

Replies:   lnettnay
lnettnay

@sunkuwan

I believe you are thinking of: https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Council_Wars

Lonny

sunkuwan

Yup, that's it.

sunseeker

@Ernest Bywater

thanks EB. I read the Clam Amir stories but will have to go back and read em again ;)

Replies:   Ernest Bywater
Ernest Bywater

@sunseeker

thanks EB. I read the Clam Amir stories but will have to go back and read em again ;)


The bit about setting up a constitution is toward the end of Fighting Heritage while the bulk of the constitution oddities are in About Berant with mention of aspects of the constitution being made in a few of the stories; The Shukra War is one when the constitution aspects are mentioned a few times.

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sunseeker
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@Ernest Bywater

just finished About Berant. Very interesting and nicely detailed. Many thanks! And thanks too for the info about the other 2 stories.

Replies:   Ernest Bywater
Ernest Bywater

@sunseeker

And thanks too for the info about the other 2 stories.


You're welcome, there are several other stories where the constitution is referenced, but those two have the most relevance to the constitution as sub-plots. Most of the other references are more like a back-hand reference of the type in Rites of Passage where Gordie speaks on his sister's behalf and states he can't be due to the law while Harold will be - meaning he can't be king at all. The constitution comes up again in The Day of Blood, The Lost Ones, and others - but is only mentioned as a side aspect.

tphile2

@sunseeker

two Robert Heinlein novels come to mind.
The Tunnel In The Sky
The Moon Is A Harsh Mistress

both are essentials and great reading

Gauthier

The Preacher Man by hammingbyrd7 where the 'Constitution' is computer code.
Some part of the Greenie universe by Al Steiner.

cantamelon

Pfand X has group that fixes the laws at the end of story.

Replies:   sunseeker
sunseeker

@cantamelon

thanks I will check it out. Don't know how I missed a story by Lazlo! Thought I had read all of them...

zellus

http://storiesonline.net/s/51490/will-and-carrie
http://storiesonline.net/a/Rotedrachen

cantamelon

You might enjoy this also.
What yhe future may bring by Going forward 55

themarksmn

@Thurfing

Thank you for recommending this one! Was a great read.

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