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  • Gasworks

    Located near the center of Arad is the huge stone building known as the Gasworks. Maintained by the Engineers, who generate electricity within the building, it is a huge fortress of a structure, and is nearly impregnable. It is a huge complex of …

  • Shadow Market

    Though there are various small markets and numerous shops and stores in the city of Arad, the Shadow Market is the great bazaar of the city. Here trucks drive up each morning to deposit goods for sale, and here shoppers from all parts of the city make …

  • New Palace

    Here is the heart of the noble house of al Malik, where almost all of them live and work. Many of the younger generation are scientists and mechanical engineers, devoted to maintaining the old tech that is strung throughout the New Palace. The building …

  • Hollow Town

    This area has become the habitat of artists and actors, and is the center of the telescreen industry. Once a nice, suburban area, it is now a loosely affiliated association of various competing factions of entertainers. Studios are set up in hollowed …

  • Scravetown

    The technological center of the city, Scravetown is located with careful precision. Close enough to the Gasworks to have regular access to power, adjacent to the Shadow Market where products can be sold and parts bought, in reach of the Church so as not …

  • Ariman al Malik

    Deep into his second century, Ariman has decided within the last decade to hand over the leadership of his house to his oldest surviving son, Usman Bey. He retains, however, the title of Count, shared with his son, and it is uncertain how far back the …

  • Cobalt Volt

    Current head of the Engineers, Cobalt Volt is an eccentric man with a fair number of muscle twinges and facial tics, most likely a result of repetitive electrocutions from his work. Prior to the Dome falling his innovations bordered on heresy, but were so …

  • Lucy Gearson

    Lucy comes from a long line of Engineers. Her father was an engineer, as was his father before him, and so forth, going back many generations to the first engineers of Arad. The father-to-son tradition was broken when Lucy's mother only gave birth to …