Mare Eternus

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Mare Eternus

An ocean with no surface... no bottom... no end...

Mare Eternus is a setting built of blended fantasy and science that combines the mystical wonder of magic with the intricacy of science. Here magic doesn't take over for technology, it's integrated into it. Mechanics meddle with the laws of reality to fashion items impossible by our own natural laws. Meanwhile those more arcanely leaning tinker with the deific clockwork, indestructible constructs of metal and crystal that loom over the landscape, immortal and uncaring. Churning engines drive great ships beneath the waves while above great zeppelins carry immense loads through the swarms of flittering fliers. Among this varigatied landscape of spinning gears and chugging pistons the myriad inhabitants of an infinite realm go about their daily lives. Living, loving, fighting, and dieing among a background of endless worlds within a boundless ocean. For the Mare Eternus is just that, an eternal and infinite sea with no surface and no bottom. Worlds slide about on thousand mile wide currents, each winding and twirling about the others in an everlasting dance. Where they interact they give birth to great placid doldrums and turbulent maelstroms. Within these waters float the homes of countless peoples. Colonies of seaweed many miles long, giant earthen worlds crisscrossed with air-filled caverns, and even stranger places play host to tiny tribes and vast empires. It is a realm of frontiers where the daring risk their very lives in the search for whatever riches they may desire. And where they collide, the conflict can consume worlds. The Endless Ocean has no boundaries and cataloging everything within would prove impossible. Mare Eternus does not attempt to do so. Instead it focuses upon the shifting tides of recent history within a single portion of the vast sea. Known to locals as The Expanse this little drop of water constitutes a constellation of drifting worlds and hidden wonders stretching across thousands of miles. It is here that our gaze is drawn. Within the shifting waters, powers vie for dominance while individuals ply their trade. And a single choice can decide riches or ruins in the blink of an eye for the millions of souls that call The Expanse home.