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Enter Escavala, a mercantile port city of stone temples and piazzas, canals and palazzos, all dominated by the criminal underworld. Corrupt politicians, secret societies, guilds and crime-lords rule, employing pirates, whores, thieves, alchemists, and assassins to carry out their machinations. Even scholars, artists, architects, gondoliers, and beggars are enlisted as spies.

Escavala is a decadent city-state powered by a clockwork of espionage, intrigue and confidence games. All who do business here do not do so lightly. No door under lock and key cannot be opened for a price. No cloak or corset is without a concealed stiletto or pistol. Power means corruption. Favours mean debt. Secrets mean blackmail. In the struggle for leverage in an age of enlightenment and discovery, only the canny and unscrupulous survive.



Phantasmagoria is a clockpunk-style novel that fuses light horror with high intrigue. The setting is very similar to Venice, in aesthetic. It will fuse the fantastical and the mundane into a sweeping epic of adventure, drama and more.

It is not uncommon in the setting to see a lot of DaVinci-esque machinery and gadgets, including automatons and even clockwork pets. Likewise there are aether-powered devices and magical or alchemical things in the mix, but it sometimes finds itself frowned upon by certain sects.

Learn about the Geography, and meet our characters at the Dramatis Personæ.




Phantasmagoria's date today is:Dec 11th 1820AD


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Latest Novel Posting:

2018-04-29 21:35:32 Feminine Tempest by Fastrada
2018-05-03 20:52:18 A Tender Moment Dispelled by Fiaro Pentaleone
2018-05-03 20:54:49 Discoveries in the Sand and Stars by Fiaro Pentaleone
2018-05-03 20:57:47 Sharp Blades, Sharper Tongues by Fiaro Pentaleone
2018-05-18 23:03:28 From Swords To Speaks by Fastrada
2018-06-09 23:28:17 Paradise Lost by Fiaro Pentaleone
2018-06-28 18:38:15 Merry Making & The Moon by Fastrada
2018-07-04 00:08:58 The M'kelo and Misgivings by Fiaro Pentaleone
2018-07-17 12:23:49 The Point of No Return by Fastrada
2018-07-18 00:21:54 Woman With A Plan * Impeka * by Masquerade
2018-07-24 01:13:59 A Little More Than Skin Deep by Fiaro Pentaleone
2018-07-25 00:01:08 Fiaro Strikes Again by Fastrada
2018-07-25 00:23:17 Parting Company * Impeka * by Masquerade
2018-08-06 13:50:42 Rankeeja by Fiaro Pentaleone
2018-08-15 15:06:12 Surly Wakefulness by Fastrada
2018-08-27 21:41:14 Getting The Wrong Impression * Impeka * by Masquerade
2018-11-16 00:03:10 Assassin's Creed: The Conspiracy by Emerenzia
2018-11-21 21:18:56 The Spy and The Target by Vicente Enzio Amatore
2018-11-23 21:13:30 Introductions between Strangers by Sofia Amantea
2018-11-29 20:37:17 Introductions between Strangers ... Part II by Vicente Enzio Amatore
Latest Story Board Posting:

2017-12-30 08:43:39 Vigoro Corruzione by Fastrada
2018-01-22 12:28:00 Basina Bellamura by Fiaro Pentaleone
2018-01-22 13:56:48 Guimauve Lescornes by Fiaro Pentaleone
2018-01-29 15:13:43 Luciano Argento by Fastrada
2018-04-22 09:37:36 Madame de Tourvel by Madame de Tourvel
2018-04-25 08:13:13 His Royal Grace, Doge Enunzio de Volanges by Madame de Tourvel
2018-04-26 07:13:09 Ernesto de Tourvel by Madame de Tourvel
2018-05-06 00:18:13 Her Royal Ladyship, Philippa de Volanges by Madame de Tourvel
2018-11-16 20:17:54 Sofia Maura Amantea by Sofia Amantea
2018-11-20 21:00:36 Vicente Enzio Amatore by Vicente Enzio Amatore
Latest Planning Board Posting:

2015-12-01 21:38:31 Double Congratulations by Tauriel Ravensdale
2015-12-01 21:39:42 RE: Double Congratulations by Thomas Damerel
2015-12-01 21:41:13 RE: Double Congratulations by Arabella Wychwood
2016-01-27 21:34:19 Update on Alfonso Pontecorvo by Arabella Wychwood
2016-02-29 07:35:24 Greetings all! (and requesting a little clarification) by Malgarita Verederosa
2016-02-29 11:33:53 Good Question by Aaron Morgan
2016-03-01 18:24:16 RE: Good Question by Fiaro Pentaleone
2016-03-01 20:49:29 RE: Greetings all! (and requesting a little clarification) by Tauriel Ravensdale
2016-03-02 13:51:10 RE: Good Question by Malgarita Verederosa
2016-05-19 22:05:15 A Suggestion by Tauriel Ravensdale


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