Stories from the medical field play an essential role in the Unken universe. In her first life, the publisher worked as chief of department of radiation oncology. Turning from an oncologist into an „Uncologist“, medicine has remained one of her favorite issues in her second life.
Dystopia is another main issue of Unken; as the toad has adopted parts of her world view from epidemiologists who are modeling scenarios of the future based on current data. Occasionally, this approach may lead to predicting worst case scenarios – then again, to the more optimistic hypothesis, these crises may unleash creative energy, such as love in the era of hate culture or minimalism as a countermovement in times of neo-liberalism.