Cassandra’s kind of oversimplifying the preparations necessary for any long-term assignment in space. Anybody going further into space than low Iothera orbit is required to pass the Astronaut Orientation Program. For, say, a civillian researcher, who’s going to just be flying out on a spaceplane and working in the shirtsleeves environment of a modern hab… Continue reading #8: leave iothera? but all my STUFF’s there!
Emperor Karel I van Kortrijk, also known as Carolus the Strong, was elected Emperor of the Restored Empire in A.R. 645. The second son of the King of Landsmeer, he was the first emperor to come from eastern Sannadoc— it was that golden moment when the Eastern trade made the electors of Landsmeer and Weserland fat… Continue reading #9: maureen
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Many of the cultures of Iothera don’t consider women’s chests to be any more taboo than men’s. Come to think of it, that’s probably the case for Chartannia, too, in that they don’t really want to see anybody’s nipples in public.
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Redwater is often poetically referred to as the “Crossroads of the Occident”. Of course, for much of its history, it was less a crossroads and more a sort of spigot which poured the wealth of the Restored Empire into the coffers of Kyokanese and Beiguese merchant factors, trading company officers, and crooked colonial administrators. Fortunately,… Continue reading #14: professor kiyohara
here’s been a bunch of cool stuff on the iothera fan art tumblr lately! magnolia shows why kiyohara probably shouldn’t make any contracts to become a magical girl, and lily proves that jumping on a space trampoline would probably be more fun than that anyway