Notes to self with cinema references
The front line of law enforcement and peacekeeping forces in the Cosmic Era
Once a murder has happened, to go back in time and prevent it might seriously mess with the timeline, and that is where the Time Patrol's Murder Squad comes in. They try not to kill anybody themselves, except in emergency defence of themselves or the timeline, but they are known as the Murder Squad because they are there to make sure the murders of the past happen.
A cruise line operator in the Cosmic Era
The AFEC is the colonial and scientific branch of the Atlantic Federation Navy
The Doomseekers are a faction within the House of the Forsaken that have as their goal the creation of a biological Doomsday weapon
The offspring of Political Action Committees and Lobby groups
The trade and commerce commission of the Solar system
The ICA is a United Nations like organization that nominally oversees the colonial assets of humanity in the Solar System
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
There exists a prestigious academy with a history going back hundreds of years. Graduates are highly skilled and very much sought after for employment. For purely traditional reasons, the academy requires its students to become proficient in a skill or area of knowledge that has no use in the modern world. This could be Ancient Egyptian, an antiquated form of writing such as shorthand, knowledge of building or repairing antique steam engines, programming COBOL, etc. PCs who graduated from this academy must be sure to have this skill in their repertoire.