The IronCorps is a multinational security company frequently employed by celebrities, corporate BODs, and other high profile non-government VIPs.
The industrial colony of Tetropolis was founded as a cybernetic research and production center, designing and producing robots and autons for the Atlantic Federation Lunar State. ElectraCorp was to be the controlling corporation. Things didn't go as planned.
The House of the Forsaken replaced the failed Order of Ixion with the cyborg commandos of the Gendarme Maschina
A low end private security force, the Order of Ixium operated as the enforcers and henchmen of the House of the Forsaken
Here is the governing hierarchy of a standard western style modern military. These types of ranks could also serve as the ruling class of a Stratocratic Dictatorship or Military Junta.
Fugitives forever. Followed by the doom.
Also known as the Fortress of Beauty, Praesidium Qetesh is the seat of the Glamourian Council, and
Formerly known as Ceres Metals, a subsidiary of the Guandong Industrial Investment and Financial Group (GIIFG or GIFG), now an robot controlled and operated mining, logistics, and communications corporation
Doing my homework for spy ops, psy ops, and intel gathering
A very low key, almost completely unknown branch of the Atlantic Federation central government
A loose organization of those touched by the elemental plane of Smoke to combat the PCs
A treatise covering the major religions and role of religion in the Cosmic Era
Biogenics, arcanotechnology, and post-genderism in the Cosmic Era
The not quite secret factions within the Anunnaki
While not the largest, most profitable, or most cutting edge robotics corp, Trojan has the distinction of being one of the most influential.
The Floating World, the domain of the Hikikomori
Cult of EXTREMELY Done
"Machine is all
Machine is Mother
Machine is Father
Machine is God'
The Anunnaki are a secret society in the Cosmic Era
The legacies of a pre-human civilization in the Cosmic Era
The Glassenheim Foundation is a relict of the Petroleum Era, a technological hold out and a holder of terrible secrets.
One of the standard peices of equipment for an adventurer is a sword. But swords were actually very complicated to manufacture. Therefore, an adventurer who owned a sword might have had it passed down through the generations or might have been rewarded by some influential figure. Or simply looted it from a tomb.