Humans have been ruled by monarchs for literally thousands of years. Once we established a society to the degree that we could form towns and collectives of individuals working together, some people started to realize we all needed leadership. A ship without a captain will steer itself right into a whale or whatever. Someone has to step up and make decisions. And sure, maybe today we can look at that and say everyone needs a say and we should vote or at least have a leader we vote for who can make decisions on behalf of everyone. That's a modern take.
Back in the day, it was often the strongest who got to make the rules, because if you didn't listen you wouldn't live long enough to regret it. And soon that came to imply these people were special. Chosen, even, by divine powers. They had the right to rule. And so it was. We may not all believe that anymore, but there's a long legacy of royals all over the world and they all had some pretty great and powerful titles. So if you were among that upper echelon of society, what title do you think you'd be sporting? Let's find out!
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