ya, that would make it interesting. I will also do some simulation in this regard. I don't have any idea about the birth rate, but my assumption is with those billions of years to live, they may not give birth in 9 months . You may assume some value which you think is fair.
Well, if every person forms their own random ranking of all members of the opposite gender every time they are available for marriage, then it seems unlikely that any Lyrian would go his/her entire life without marital bliss, because in those 17 billion years of life there are a tremendous number of special years. However, I would still suspect it's possible, and the likelihood would probably correlate to the size of the population.
I'll write the test program in a few days. It's basically a fun little lesson in object-oriented programming.
Do you have a suggested birth rate? How about having one baby born after each 100 years of marriage? And just to avoid shocking anyone, how about saying that they can't get married until after their 18th birthday?
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