Creepy and sinister. But visiting the dolmens is a good way for those weary of life to kill themselves, I guess. Do ordinary folk, those not suffering from mental illness, regard these dolmens as a place of evil? Go to Comment
Definitely quite an interesting concept in the making here, Cap. Not many people can do the Lovecraftian component in things; it either gets overdone and either silly or grotesque rather than subtly horrific, or underdone and often fails to be noticed. You do a good job of striking the balance. Go to Comment
I could see this land being an excellent location, especially if it has completely collapsed and died. The True-lords, mere shadows of their original forms, hungering for any life that should arrive. Lesser machines perhaps patrolling looking for fuel for their masters, and the immense ruins that seem meaningless for dark-age technology adventurers. Go to Comment
Oh, yes...Immortal clockwork tyrants? Godcradles? Lovecraftian steampunk with a dash of Terry Brooks and a sprinkle of Miéville? I´m EXTREMELY curious what this´ll be when its finished. It´s quite thought-provoking as it is, but then, most of your subs are..
A nation was conquered and the conquerers took control and put themselves in all positions of authority. One major problem, the new rulers and the now peasant/ruled class speak entirely different languages.