What is the justification for the nobility? Some appeal divine authority. In one world however, being of noble blood really does elevate you above the common rabble. By virtue of magical aptitude.
"It was as if, for a heartbeat, the world awoke, and lashed out in rage at those who disturbed it."
Keep your wits about you man, they are only bullets. Not like we have to brave the damned bird.
Col. Chapman at the Battle of Miner Hill
A magical place of weapons and armour beyond mortal imagination
Thirteen souls the devil took
And thirteen sons back he sent
Lust, Greed, Gluttony
Perversion, Wrath, Envy
Pride, Vice, Blasphemy
Sloth, Misery, Catastrophe
A traveling scholar, digging up the roots of totemos that he encounters.
Set of steam-lined gloves with in-built warming circuit.
Electro-Clockwork assassins of the Far East.
As the world grows and changes, so to do the gods. One such creature is Verdichtung, Reaver of Steam.
The followers of the mechanogod Whrrrm, those who could never have come about until the advent of steamtech.
"Never forget the season if you want to defeat the plainsfolk."
"If the radiance of a thousand suns were to burst at once into the sky, that would be like the splendor of the mighty one. Now I am become Death, the destroyer of worlds…."
J. Robert Oppenheimer
It is the will of the King that a commision be formed to create a vehicle capable of bringing the firepower of a warship inland, without need of towage, transportation, protection. It must be self-reliant, able to withstand the rigours of battle. And it must be big.
Quick effective tips on making adventure design and gming a little easier.
Honored and cherished by the people of the Ragosi mountains, the Osaki have allowed them to retain their freedom in the face of those who would enslave them.
"It’s important to remember, when dealing with the clockfolk, that they only LOOK like toys."
"Music is the wine which inspires one to new generative processes, and I am Bacchus who presses out this glorious wine for mankind and makes them spiritually drunken." ~Ludwig van Beethoven
Odd little devices, almost ubiquitous in any city which relies on thaumatechnology.
"Aye, 'dis here is yer problem, squire. Yer gone and got yerself a Cog Devil infestation in the ol' gear box, haven't ya? Look at the little bugger squirm, eh? Nah, dont be embarrassed, squire. It's better than lice on yer privates, innit? Coz, they're harder to get rid of, they are. And a lot more expensive too.."
Istherm Mild (esq.), licensed steam engine mechanic, overheard advicing one of his customers…
Sturdy goggles with thick green lenses, and wires that lead to a battery of thaumic energy.
A Magical Hat that has only enough magic to stay on its wearers head, in spite of wind, falling, or even being turned upside down. The owner, never having to pick up his hat gains an extra swagger to his step, and a small boost to charisma.