Ep1: Wrong package
Story by: Tom Goodfellow
Age:The First Maecenas -> Modern
Joseph Fearnon leant on the iron rails and sighed. Below him, there was only a dull mist, covering the ocean that he knew to be there. As far as he could see, the sky was deserted, and the only sound he could hear was the rough grinding of the engine situated in a room above where he was standing. Joseph stretched his arms, trying to relieve some of the tension in them. It was currently late afternoon, and Joseph had been awake since the early morning, tinkering with the Serpent's generator, and half the other systems in the zeppelin.
The airship, named the Sedales Serpent, had been captained by Joseph Fearnon for just over eight years, and it was beginning to age. When it was new, the Serro Airworks Model T5 airship had been modern without being impressive. It had few flashy gadgets, and was very much a basic, functional zeppelin rather than one of the luxurious and complicated airships favoured by the rich a