"I am not a fan of slavery and I don't even think it was particularly common, but it did ever happen. And by and large, gifts are random. For example, you could have in one generation a unicorn that had harmless gifts like purification or repairing, and then their kid gets the ability to squish people with telekinesis and create portals. Which can easily be used to cause mayhem and escape. Not stable."
"Territory is just... the bits of land that a given group can enforce their laws in."
"The problem is lack of powers, not just being human. I trust that everyone here will know to respect you, regardless."
"Depending on the city-state, but in mine all masculine people born there had a vote. Voting was called for things like going to war, or to vote for big city projects and some laws. It was obligatory to go in some cases, but one could send the head of family. There was also jury duty, but that rarely was obligatory to go, so there were representatives that effectively voted on behalf of large groups of people."