Autochthonia Revised. In progress! So go away. Er, unless you wanna read my ramblings. Mostly just an outline at the moment. For the record. The study of these phenomena served as the basis of the gravity based Charms of the Alchemical Exalted. While Autochthon sleeps, his body. Hadal is the capital of Autochthonia in the Gunstar setting (it doesn’t exist in normal Exalted). It’s a large metropolis built on the Pole of Crystal.
In the spires of these gleaming citadels the Apocryphal Ones are born and receive exqlted commandments of the Divine Ministers in their rotating communion shifts. Previous 1 2 3 4 Next. However, what kind of data could these punch cards store?
Should the Seal be breached, this will cease to be the case, and just as mortals will be able to Celestial Exalt at that point, so to will one be able to learn Sorcery from cosmic essence patterns. Unless something changes soon for Nurad, the nation is surely doomed. A Celestial soul or two trapped there who manifest every century or so. The Elemental Pole of Smoke is the bane of the Great Maker; the enormous filter system that long ago ceased to function properly, and now is the representation of all that is wrong with Autochthonia.
Beneath the visiting figures of Debok Moom and Ku themselves, the Ministerial Subroutines with the greatest standing in the city of course include the Alchemcial Caste Advocates Beyoth Soryn advocate of the Mirrorbladeswho oversees the testing of new Destroyers, Artifact weapons, and War Machines to the point of ruin so they can be redesigned better via identified weaknesses when not doing the same to himself hunting Gremlins, and Hoidoishren advocate of the Sentinelswhose howling alarm-scream alerts the entire city-scale pagoda of a new threat to the health of the maker demanding an immediate martial response.
But long ago, something entered the Pole of Smoke, and changed it. Estasia is a long chain of cities wrapped around the Pole of Steam.
In addition, each one is a machine organ and part of the Great Maker’s systems, just as the dual-state organs of his worldform jouten, and autochthomia purely material parts he has incorporated. They are more than that though. They fall largely into two categories: No-one would even consider venturing out without an Alchemical on-board. But there is a terrible truth that lurks behind the struggles of the Octet, one suspected by most but known for certain by few.
The vast majority of Gremlins are infected First Circle Exmachina, Elementals, and Custodians note that while Custodians overwhelmingly are limited to think as automatons, many develop individual ‘personalities’ and personas [madnesses] under the effects of Dissonance.
But by then, the corruption was expanding so quickly that it could not be stopped. A massive factory cathedral sanctum in the Pole of Metal near the floor of the Pole of Oil no where near Loran. Append content without editing the autochthobia page source. This PDF might be of slight use to you, for reference.
Need to emphasize the fear these missions create; effectively being stuck in a sensory deprivation tank that is itself underwater, with no idea if the surface is still nearby or if the anchor has broken and you’ve drifted a hundred miles away. I’m sorry, but we no longer support this web browser. The vast majority of the various designs of machine spirits found throughout Autochthonia, from simple Dwaries to the Design Weavers and Fix Beetles, to the ruthless Destroyers, they are overwhelmingly physical mechanoids see: They get worse the further you get from the cities.
Here, beyond a great yonic augochthonia of undulating curved walls opening unto the world of the Maker’s form, her metallic spidery arms simultaneously labor across her assembly lines composing animating intelligences, and new devices, inventions, and engines to labor forth.
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Souls and death is like pre-First Age state; no oblivion or underworld, just return to the ewer of souls. Two of their main cities mark the only entrances to the Pole; perfectly circular tunnels piercing the crystal barrier.
I put it on the back burner when the 3rd Edition Kickstarter dropped because at the time we all thought the new edition was right around the corner. At first, no-one noticed; a few stray wisps of coloured smoke, an odd scent here and there, surely, these things were no cause for alarm.
First the return of some of my earlier material They thought that Ixut was invincible, so when it was destroyed they naturally started looking for a traitor in their ranks. Today, the Pole is kept in check by the efforts of the remaining Autochthonian nations, who fight daily to hold back the sickness and the creatures it creates. Please upgrade your browser or install Chrome or Firefox to enjoy the full functionality of this site.
Getting the shift started early, it would seem. Hanging suspended in the sky of the Pole of Smoke, over the curve of its outer most edge, this menacing framework of Soulsteel spikes overlooks some of the most blight heavy zones of Autochthonia. This is kind of how we have to tackle life in an Autochthonian city: