Biologically driven social structures, etc. "I am a citizen of the Northeastern Regurgitation Cycle"
The society is reestablishing collapsed social structures and rediscovering lost knowledge. Ex: High Middle Ages, post-WWII Europe
Slower-than-light space travel, fusion power, implants, orbital tower, ballistic airliner, cybertank, bioweapons, reflec, Gauss needlers, fission/electric power, orbital-collected solar power, cloning, simple implants, bionics, plastiskin; late-1990s to "the near future"
Spacefaring (TL 8)
Social maneuvering, diplomacy, coalition building
Sin-tainted characters in a decadent and decaying world
Endangered characters facing overwhelming circumstances
Cinematic Martial Arts
Intelligent human-like beings: Elves, Vulcans, etc.