Published on September 25th, 2000 02:21 PM
One thing that can get overlooked in worldbuilding is legal systems. It's easy to assume things are perfect, or corrupt, or "just like us," or some other simple classification.
In my opinion, writing about crime in a setting is harder than religion - it seems easier to tolerate some religious differences, but crime, often due to politicization, is a much different issue. Ask yourself how many political campaigns or debates you've seen where candidates and debates practically brand their opponents as supporting rapists and murderers.
Exactly. It's not easy.