London Gazette

 

Letter from the Editor

January 18, 1906 ·

It has been years since the onset of the Dark Winter, and Victorian society is finally getting to grips with living in smoke.

A lifetime of burning fuels to power the big mechanical machines, coupled with diverse weather conditions created a deadly pea-souper that plunged the world into darkness.

The British resolve has crumbled, ironically not through invasion, war or starvation, but by the yellow sickly smelling fog that has choked life out of 250,000 people, and closed down industry.

Once again people look to Science for a solution, and are dutifully reminded of what happened the last time they turned to Queen Victoria’s The Department for the Advancement of Sciences for a miracle.

Some claim it is far from a miracle, and call the arrival of Clockwork Servants a nightmare.

As the human race comes to terms with the fact that we are no longer alone, there are rumours that these Clockwork automatons are about to be introduced into homes.

In category:
Newer Post

Govt Imposes Night Curfew

The government has announced a nationwide curfew starting tonight from 6pm to 8am. The news comes after the police lost authority and control of almost every city, with the latest outbreak of mayhem extending to attacks on docked airships around…
Read
Older Post

Fog Shuts Britain Down

A nationwide shutdown was declared last night as the government tried to stem the number of deaths and rise in the people contracting respiratory conditions brought on by the 'pea-souper' fog covering the country. More than 3000 people are reported…
Read
Random Post

Reader's Letter: Industry Moves To Save The Country

Ladies and Gentlemen, Firstly let me take the opportunity on behalf of myself and RM to thank all of you thus far your steadfastness, your creativity and your tenacity. You are all truly inspiring. Following the Government’s radical reaction to…
Read
Random Post

Hodgson's Beer Shipment Hijacked

Pirates have hijacked several shipments of Hodgson's "Indian Pale Ale" en route to Asia. It is not known where the incident took place, nor whether it was by sky or sea piracy. The drink, favoured by expatriates and locals around…
Read
Random Post

Advertisement

Read
Random Post

New By-Law Makes Fog Signals Compulsory in London

Under London's new Conservancy By-laws relating to every steam vessel, when the steam is up, and vessel is under way, shall in all cases of fog use as a signal a steam whistle, which shall be sounded at least every…
Read

Comment on this

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

You might have left one of the fields blank or be posting too quickly.

Thanks for your comment. We appreciate your response. Reload the page to see your comment.

Please wait a while before posting your next comment.

You are the first to comment!