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In the ancient nation of R'lyeth, a carpenter named Yeshuah Targeryean walked into a desert to prepare for his ministry. During this time, he was visited by a tentacled monstrosity who promised him worldly power and glory if only he would submit to him. After 40 days and 40 nights, the carpenter succumbed to his pathetic human weakness and sweared fealty to the creature. On that day, the carpenter died and was reborn as: The Temujin.

The Temujin began carving a bloody path throughout the country, conquering wherever he went until he became the undisputed ruler, taking many wives and concubines along the way. However, he couldn't ensure the complete loyalty of all 300 million inhabitants. Instead of genociding all who refused to bend the knee, he decided to have them replaced slowly over many generations. He plans to have every inhabitant have a genetic connection to his bloodline, thereby ensuring that everybody living in the country would be a descendent of his. His mortal children would slowly outnumber all people who weren't related, thereby exterminating them through population growth. In some future time, everyone would be able to trace their chromosomes back to him. For this to happen, there are two problems that need to be solved here:

  1. There needs to be a way to encourage interbreeding in order to eventually replace the entire country with The Temujin's descendents. However, a simple reward system wouldn't work, as not every child can be given a government job or some high position.

  2. There also needs to be a minimum amount of children that need to be born each generation for this to happen, taking into account random events such as wars, famine, etc.

How can I accomplish these goals?

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    $\begingroup$ look up the Genghis khan effect. $\endgroup$ – John May 24 '20 at 2:03
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    $\begingroup$ After the first few sullen teenagers, R'lyeth might want to reconsider the assumed loyalty of offspring. $\endgroup$ – user535733 May 24 '20 at 2:04
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    $\begingroup$ So... Jesus, with inexplicable GoT surname becomes immortal Genghis Khan, after he fails to resist "Temptation of Christ", except it's Cthulhu doing the tempting instead of g̶o̶o̶d̶ evil old Satan? That's quite a crossover you have in there. $\endgroup$ – M i ech May 24 '20 at 2:14
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    $\begingroup$ @John Temujin IS Genghis Khan. Temujin was his given name, apparently meaning "blacksmith", Genghis Khan was a title. Khan means king, Genghis is an anglicised version of word made up specifically for him, probably meant to mean "just" or "true". $\endgroup$ – M i ech May 24 '20 at 2:22
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    $\begingroup$ I had reason to do an analysis in college of how long it would take a fraternity of 50 brothers to use up a box of 1 million condoms. Alas, I don’t have it at hand anymore. But I remember it was about a decade. Remove the condoms and your answer is much the same. $\endgroup$ – SRM May 24 '20 at 3:11
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There needs to be a way to encourage interbreeding in order to eventually replace the entire country with The Temujin's descendents. However, a simple reward system wouldn't work, as not every child can be given a government job or some high position.

After his transformation Yeshuah Targeryean genes contain no dominant or recessive genetic diseases, with every new generation of inbreeding there will be less genetic diseases, instead of more. But even more important is that the children of every generation of inbreeding live longer than the generation before them. This effect is accelerated if Yeshuah keeps breeding his offspring. So if you want healthy long lived children you better like those distant cousins of yours.

There also needs to be a minimum amount of children that need to be born each generation for this to happen, taking into account random events such as wars, famine, etc.

Every family that sends their pretty daughters to Yeshuah for some more inbreeding get a tax cut, families that marry their children to other descendants of Yeshuah get a smaller tax cut. With every generation the children will live longer and have more children.

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You don't need to do anything to encourage inbreeding. Inbreeding was a sufficiently common practice that admonitions to STOP doing it appear again and again in letters to early Christian churches in different nations around the Roman sphere of influence, and among the Israelites before that. It was a thing done by the gods themselves, as Augustine pointed out in his observations of the mixed traditional Roman worship and Christian Rome in 'City of God'.

There was a system of patronage in place throughout the latin-speaking world, as well as a tradition of grooming. Really, you need do very little more than encourage these practices

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  • $\begingroup$ Some months ago I read an argument that the Church opposed cousin marriage as a way to weaken clans. Now where was that … $\endgroup$ – Anton Sherwood May 28 '20 at 1:57

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