Friday, June 12, 2015

CH3: Breakout, Part 4

Politics in Elysium Before the Fool's War

Political activity within Autarchic Elysium can be separated into three broad, overlapping categories: the politics of the unemployed and unbonded laboring classes; the politics of the Guilds, merchants, minor aristocracy, and other educated elites; and the politics of the Autarchic court.

CH3: Breakout, Part 3

It's time. Mara nudges Fir. The light of a tablet screen splits the darkness, almost painful after so long. Fir goes to work.

Saturday, June 6, 2015

CH3: Breakout, Part 2

The Collapse of Hellas Trading 

Hellas Trading was a major state-backed venture to open the rich mineral deposits of the Hellas crater to exploitation. The company was chartered by Elysian Autarch Miraxus II in 5,010 AD; although officially state-owned, it was primarily funded by public bond sales, with total subscriptions reaching three billion Elysium Therms by 5,020 AD. The initial aim of the company was to build a rail line through the forbidding terrain between Elysium and Hellas, which would allow the exploitation of the rich uranium and tungsten deposits of the crater.

CH3: Breakout, Part 1

If you want to know who your friends are, get yourself a jail sentence.” -Charles Bukowski 

Mara sits cross-legged in the dark, a carbine in her lap, knees brushing up against steel walls. Fir sits across from her, the fur of his legs brushing up against her. The air in the box is stiflingly hot, but she endures. She has endured worse then this, she keeps reminding herself, and will endure worse yet.

Friday, June 5, 2015

Server Responses #11

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