London Gazette

 

Readers Letters: Common Travels Made Impossible

January 21, 1895 ·

It’s the end of the week, and I have yet to travel back to my fragile mother’s house. My father and I remain patient while waiting for this fog to reduce in viscosity and thickness. However, he has grown tired and is anxious to learn of my mother’s condition.

He has been experimenting with certain mechanical filters, in the hopes that mundane lungs are given a chance to breathe through the thick air. His experiments have yet to reach a breakthrough, but he remains utterly adamant. For the best hope I have, I wish this accursed fog does not take my mother’s life nor my father’s sanity from me.

His schematic and diagrams are based on a type of miniature hydraulic within a mask, that pumps the thick air through a filter and, hypothetically, cleanses the fog.

I have little understanding of the physics behind such an object, but my father claims it will work.

For my mother’s sake and his mental well-being, I hope so.

Seth Hetharde

In category:
Newer Post

A Letter to Rathbone Mayhem To London!

Sir, My warmest congratulations on the Snowdonian Project. I knew it was simply a matter of time before the mighty Caledonian Bronze and Steam extended across the border and proved itself as one of the big players. How I wish…
Read
Older 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

"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
Random Post

Trade Delegation Heads to India

A delegation of industrialists is heading to India on a big trade mission that some believe will help kick start the British economy. It will be the largest business delegation that this country has ever taken abroad. Many of the…
Read
Random Post

Jack Ludd, Trade Unionist, Speaks Out

Friends, Events of the last few days have moved at such speed that I am having trouble keeping up with 'em. I am in transit at present so this note will appraise you of the situation but not much of…
Read
Random Post

Reader's Letter: " ... and if you wrong us, shall we not revenge?"

To be truthful, I sympathise with the Clockwork Twins, I do. Had I been subject to Zachary’s perpetual torment then I would have most likely found a much messier and nastier way to end him than dragging him to The…
Read