the interior space of an arco is modular
Giant Robotic spider that loves farming, Buddhism and selling weapons of mass destruction. The cosmic era.
Aldus Huxley imagined a future where the masses were controlled by readily available doses of a drug called soma. The Cosmic Era is rife with drugs, some illicit and some marketed with the accuracy of laser guided weapons. The only thing he got wrong was that there isn't one happy pill, there are hundreds to choose from.
The House of the Forsaken replaced the failed Order of Ixion with the cyborg commandos of the Gendarme Maschina
Atlantis , The Mainland of (India)
Ceylon, The Home of the Barbarians(you)
The Agonizer is a peripheral device used as a negative reinforcement tool
Squirt guns are typically non-lethal weapons used to deliver debilitating chemical agents.
A low end private security force, the Order of Ixium operated as the enforcers and henchmen of the House of the Forsaken
These are not, in spite of their name, the eggs of actual Doppelgangers...
An insidious weapon born from terrorists and adopted by the military
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.
In the future, as Humanity expands into the stars, certain eras of history will repeat themselves, but tailored to the contexts of space travel. These are the following eras of history that will see new life in the stars:
A Dark Reflection of The Stolen World, The Shadow of What Is.
Seven Mermaids, some of them living their lives in the deep ocean, others, willingly or otherwise, on the land.
In the Federation Space Navy, there is an expression, the Battlestars get the glory, but the Normandy's do the work
The Liathghorm salmon is prized not only for its flavor, but the unique psychic properties of its flesh.
Fugitives forever. Followed by the doom.
"...needs to find balance in his personal life. However, his skill at diagnosing indicates a solid medical talent. I am confident that within a year a little guidance…"
(from the evaluation of a senior resident)
More a note to myself on Stolen World topics
Imagine that all the humanoid and demi-human laguages are actually the same, but pronounced with outrageous accents and bizarre idiom. All the elves have a French accent, all the Dwarves have Swedish, Dragons have a Pakistani accent...