Thanks, Space Hoers, i see it the same way you do. Although i still want to apologize to Humabout...my last post was also kind of needlessly provokative. And that does not help anyone.
I know it is almost thread necromancy as the thread was dormant for a while. I hope you guys and gals don't mind.
And thanks i will check out the tvtropes link you posted.
If anyone wants to add to this thread, feel free to do so. I will be reading more regularly again.
@sparkletwist - Ah, good to know my "radar" was not totally off ^^ Oh and i hope you'll find that map. I'm a sucker for maps. Btw, do you have a pdf (or any other file form) of the collected work somewhere? It would be nice to have your setting in one place and local