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This is it, folks: a legend has died. With the fall of Lhasa, Songtsan Gampo of Tibet is eliminated in 20th place. Tibet started off with a decent smattering of cities, only to lose them all to the Mughals, Mongolia, and Vietnam. For a very long time, their final city was surrounded by a protective Vietnamese carpet, and the two nations forged a beautiful symbiotic relationship. At one point, Tibet even managed to found a city in an area left empty after Kiev was destroyed by a nuclear missile. Unfortunately, that city was captured by Sibir. And now, Vietnam has betrayed the erstwhile ally it protected for so long. Rest in peace, Tibet. At least you tried. F