I've been experimenting with assorted Linux distributions. Currently I'm trying Gentoo ... and I hadn't expected to do a kernel compilation until I'm more familiar with Linux, but that's how one installs Gentoo. So far, so good.
The model of the Great pyramidal Redoubt (from The Night Land) proceedeth slowly. That's partly because I'm just learning Blender, and partly because I've been doing research into:
Very tall buildings (since the Pyramid is 8 miles high);Airships (since the people of the Pyramid were flying them early in its history, before the air became too thin and cold);
Hydraulics (since I've known little about the subject and
As you can see, I've been collecting art related to the works of William Hope Hodgson. The House on the Borderland is in with The Night Land, but the Carnacki pics had a different feel and they have their own folder.
Project: The Greater Pyramid in William Hope Hodgson's The Night Land
The Night Land is based on the science of an earlier time, but it's science fiction. So I'm going to try to make the Pyramid as technically workable as I can.
The Great Pyramid in which humanity survives after the extinction of the Sun is not the largest construction project in human history: that has to go to the World Road the Moving Cities travelled, when Earth's rotation was slowing, in the Age When the Cities Always Moved Westward. But it's possible that it's the largest single object ever constructed in Mr. Hodgson's universe. It is, at any rate, huge.
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This Message Slip from the Great Monstruwacan is in acknowledgement and thanks for your Favorite link to the Night Land Map. There has been a disturbance in the aether ever since, and the ear of the North-East Watcher was seen to vibrate slightly.