Dustbowl Ch.1 : Welcome?
Langidly strumming his guitar, the blood-spattered mechanical expert, Joseph Gottam (codename: Engineer), thought back on the hectic past few days.
He drifted back about three days, to the scorching noontime sun of Arizona. He had said a tearful farewell to his wife of ten years, louder than he should have had to, so she'd hear him over the shrill whistle of the steam engine about to pull out from the station. As he bundled himself onto the train, he shouted back once again, over the sluggish chugging of the pistons drawing the engine, and carriages behind it, out along the tracks, into the summer sun, and away from his dear lil' wife. As the station, and town faded to a dot on the horizon, he stopped leaning over the guardrail and entered the cool, shady carriage.
The first thing that came to mind was 'red'. The entire interior was decorated in red, from the deep scarlet of the carpet to the light red, almost pink hue of the lights. Even the walls were covered in a vivid red fabric. H