Returns policy: None.
Membership policy: Lifetime.
Foreign policy: Blood for the Blood God.
Trade policy: Biggest hoard is best hoard.
Hiring policy: Discriminatory.
Succession policy: Empire passes to the strongest claimant.
Energy policy: The infinite fires of Hell are a useful source of non-fossil-fuel energy. How best to exploit them?
Retirement policy: None / Glorious death / Conquered estate.
Childcare policy: Free range + tutoring in Mathematics, Latin, and Software Debugging. Child graduates to adult status when it kills an enemy warrior or successfully negotiates a seed funding round.
Pension policy: See Retirement policy.
Religious policy: Various gods are acceptable. Edgecase tends towards a Chaos/Order outlook and follows the Path of Blue and Orange.