|Posted on December 9, 2011 at 4:55 PM||comments (2)|
The Order of the Jeweled Serpent has existed since time immemorial; the first whispers of its existence are recorded in a folk song that dates to the founding of the Old Kingdom: "The cairns echo with axes clanging on plate / as the serpent's hands pull the strings of fate." It is a secret society of spies and killers for hire which holds all of the Continent in its influential grasp, most famously exhibited in the assassination of King Eisenhart in the year 3 AF. Beyond that, how...Read Full Post »
|Posted on November 11, 2011 at 11:50 AM||comments (0)|
State Head of Life Enhancement and Mechanikal Studies, Wearer of the Advancement of Mankind Badge, Field Commander of the Knights of the Holy Flame
"Flesh fades. Iron is immortal."
Sir Marculus Schmieder was a skilled mechanik when his left arm was sheared off in a painful industrial accident. No longer able to produce the finely machined parts he was famous for, he fell into a deep depression and locked himself into his workshop for months on...
|Posted on October 15, 2011 at 7:35 AM||comments (0)|
The Knights of the Holy Flame are the modern incarnation of a medieval school of religious thought called the Path of Fire. The brainchild of the well-known philosopher Thalanus, the Path of Fire considers all mankind to be afflicted by sin from birth; the only way to enlightenment and salvation is to purge oneself through trials and tribulations of the spirit, thus walking a metaphorical path of coals and flame. All churches of the Path of Fire contain a ceremonial brazier that is kept aligh...Read Full Post »
|Posted on October 6, 2011 at 4:45 AM||comments (0)|
Master Operator of Aerione Airspace, Sub-Commander of the Republic of Aerione
"PROBABILITY OF VICTORY: ONE HUNDRED PERCENT."
Years ago, Lord Nikola Galvanté released a public statement calling the Knights of the Holy Flame's beliefs 'naïve' and 'impossible'. Incensed, Doktor Schmieder of the Knights challenged him to follow in heaven's footsteps and create a machine that could think as well as humans did. Nikola accepted the challenge, and t...
|Posted on September 29, 2011 at 6:45 AM||comments (0)|
The Republic of Aerione is a small, technologically advanced state hidden in the peaks of the Aerion Mountains. Formed by political refugees from the Ferricéan Federation of Science and the high-tech nomadic people native to Aerion, the Republic is free to practice research under the cover of spires and snow. While it is outwardly a pacifistic state, it has eyed the bounteous resources of its neighbours for decades, and it wields advanced electrical weapons that far surpass those of othe...Read Full Post »