Wednesday, 18 April 2012
The History of Pacifca
Once through the tunnel, about 100m in length, it comes into
. This is a long valley with a large basin in the centre, which is now a thriving harbour. The rocky sides of the valley are cut into terraces. Gateway city extends up the sides of the valley, a thriving place of business, pleasure and intrigue. As a general rule the higher up the valley side a building is, the more prestigious it is. Gateway City
When first found the area contained the remains of a city. The buildings, on the whole, were empty and most of the objects found were of unknown use and construction. There is something not quite human about the buildings. There are many tunnels within the walls of the island, most of which appear to have be cut by artificial means.
Turning back to face the wall surrounding
and above the entrance tunnel is the palace. This was one of the buildings here already. It is a strange and alien place, yet magnificent and beautiful. The strangeness does not end with the outside of the palace. The immense throne room features a crystal floor, around an acre of a clear material, looking down into the harbour. Pacifica
At the far end of the valley stand the vast gates which lead to
’s interior. Pacifica itself, has a small native population. These strange plantmen gorw on trees, before falling when mature. They avoid the city and caves. They have mainly been friendly. Pacifica
The centre of the island is made up of a large salt flat. Strangely these salt flats also continue in a narrow band up to the city itself. This has lead to explorers and merchants using wind and animal powered land yachts to travel around the island.
King Charles II made a good king, wisely listening to his advisors. During his reign
grew in importance. Explorers into the heart of Gateway City found a tree bark from which the new and desirable spice Pacifina was made. They also found a large spider whose silk would make light and strong rope, this was soon much in demand. Pacifica
The reign of King Charles III followed much the same pattern, although the role of the advisors became more pronounced, as Charles III cared little for ruling and much for pleasure. He was followed by Charles IV in 1710, who followed much the same pattern as his father.
The year is now 1745 and Charles IV has just died. King Charles V is soon to be crowned, but he is unpopular with the citizens of
. Charles IV’s bastard son, who is called James, is much preferred. He is a Major in the army and currently away exploring Pacifica . Pacifica
Plots and intrigue fill every dark corner of the land.
and it’s Lord Protector Richard Cromwell-Monck, have spies in the land. They are eager to regain England and forever rid Pacifica of the claim of monarchy. Many other European kingdoms would like to rule England and it’s wealth. They too are looking for opportunities. Pacifica