Midnight Over the Desert
Here is a list of themes the setting presents us with that we can play with.
This is endemic to Wuxia, the clans listed under setting feel more like organization than proper family clans. There is also the layered fidelity the Chinese are supposed to have. Emperor, family, then self which clashes with the Western ideas of the rugged individual.
Old Vs. New
The West puts up many new ideas such as the a for mentioned rugged individual against the old loyalties.
The Succession war and the massive Fury Engines used to power it left spiritual wounds on the land that have not even begun to heal. Exhausting the light and dark spirits not only break the laws of physics but other ramifications…