Heh, alright, well, that's about what I figured, but it was worth a shot. But yeah, between either not having heard of it in the first place and one fellow not even really knowing pathfinder in the first place as the responses, doing something akin to having people take up roles as leading figures of various power blocs, handling some piece of their own narrative thereby within an overall whole, it would truck in there being some knowledge of some sort of the setting to pull off.
I mean alternatively I could pick out a nation from it, something like the Grand Duchy of Dornig (which is sort of like... the Germanic Holy Roman Empire, Westeros, Numenor and Elizabethan England fused together with all the noble houses being half elves, as a does it no justice capsule summary), detail the hell out of it and be all "everyone heads up a noble house within it", I suppose.
I mean I was otherwise thinking to go "who all remembers Birthright?", the D&D game where everyone did more or less rule a country, even has a 3.5 conversion for all its rules and such, but I much imagine that would be obscure for the opposite reasons to Midgard (too old as opposed to too new).
I get sort of a sense that I'm going to have to default to something like the Forgotten Realms for this, but ugh, my love hate relationship with the Realms is currently set to hate.