London Gazette

 

NATION SPLIT OVER ARTIFICIAL ADAM

March 5, 1885 ·

Tension is mounting as the date draws ever nearer to May the 6th when, at a grand exhibition in the nation’s capital, the Department for the Advancement of Sciences will be unveiling a ‘mechanical man’.

Will this artificial ’Adam’ delight and astound the crowds, or will this modern-day Pinocchio prove nothing more than a puppet of clockwork and steel?

Opinion is divided, with some Factions calling the news a blasphemy; others claiming it is nothing more than a natural evolution, but many believing this row merely overshadows what could bring a reversal of fortune for our beleaguered industry.

Interest from other countries is said to be strong, and it is already rumoured that representatives from China, the United States of America and India are coming to watch the show.

Is this a step too far?  Are we putting Science above the Sacred?

It’s too early to tell, but one thing is for sure: The London Gazette will be there to bring you all the news.

In category:
Newer Post

The Clock Issue: Lady Frobisher Pilbeam Explains

  LADY FROBISHER PILBEAM EMISSARY TO HER MAJESTY QUEEN VICTORIA Her Majesty's Emissary to Science the Honorable Lady Forbisher Pilbeam, was at the Tomorrow's World… Today! event in London, where she held court with people concerned about recent developments at…
Read
Older Post

SCIENTISTS – “WE ARE THE CREATIONISTS”

Scientists at a government department have denied claims that they are "playing God" by carrying out research into the feasibility of creating a "fully functioning, self aware" automaton. The Department for the Advancement of Sciences issued a statement last night…
Read
Random Post

Reader's Letter: Peace And Not Pieces

I was one of locals at the town hall meeting hosted by two mysterious men from Her Majesty's Airship Force, and have lived in this quiet little town all my life. Violence isn't a big issue here, the only time I've…
Read
Random Post

Letter From A Londoner: "There's No Way Out!"

Dearest Sasha, So I find myself confined to the house. This wretched fog has grounded all airships and there is no way for me to get out of London. Not that it is advisable to go outside at the moment.…
Read
Random Post

Kendal Braced For Angel's "Homecoming"

Read
Random Post

"Dropped Like A Stone" - The Spanner Responds

I'm sure I don't need to remind you all that our strength comes through unity. We look after our own. When you ask the authorities for help or you offer them assistance remember that they are not your friends. They…
Read