Good way to let the reader know the story is set in 1911:

- Have a character mention the theft of the Mona Lisa from the Louvre

Bad way:

- Have a character think about their plans for the next few years, and by golly are they glad wars don't happen any more


@erinbee There *might* be a war soon, there's some grumbling from the Kaiser, but you can bet your bottom dollar it'll be the war to end all wars!!

@Louisa Big 1913 energy.

(See also: The story is set in 1939 because someone scoffed something about "the war to end all wars!" at a newspaper.)

@erinbee "I'm sorry Dad never came home from the war, Mom, but something like that will NEVER happen to me!"

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