It is the year 1867, and it is a time of revolution.
The new science has done more than bring incredible technologies into the homes of everyday people. It has brought with it a new way of looking at the world.
A way based on observation and logic that threatens the ancient dogma of Aluminat church teachings. New political ideas are sweeping across Europe.
Bismark, the 'Iron Chancellor', is uniting the might of Prussia and the social order of Europe is threatened by talk of Communism and Bolshevism. The industrial revolution seems unstoppable. New technology appears at terrifying speed.
Machines are being crafted that seem capable of impossible feats. Many worry that mankind is becoming enslaved to the vast industrial machines that belch smoke into the streets of London. In the supernatural world, the forces of order and chaos clash once more as the planes align. Their eternal battle reaches once more into the hearts and minds of mortals.
You are a part of the revolution, whether you are born to privilege in the salons of the upper classes, or on the streets in the darkened rookeries of the city.
Around you is a darkness that lurks not only in the alleys and back streets, but also in the clubs and estates of the rich and powerful.
Welcome to the world of Victoriana.