“and now the time returns again:
our souls exult, and london's towers
receive the lamb of god to dwell
in england's green and pleasant bowers.”
it's not hard to find blake's idyllic england in the gleaming white façades of london, a city honouring the great achievements of centuries past. but if you scratch the surface, you'll find that the monuments and museums conceal intrigue, terror, and a constant struggle for power.
in primis memento mori:
above all, remember you must die
CURRENT SEASON spring 2013
spring is in the air! the days grow longer, the birds are singing, and the first early flowers are abloom.
the citizens of london may still be subject to the occasional snow flurry, but overall the weather is steadily improving. temperatures vary greatly, though some days reach a very pleasant 60F/15C.
read the announcements forum to stay up-to-date on the latest news from HUBRIS!
Saturday is by far the most busy day at the banks of the City of London. All those people running the rat race from nine to five take a moment or two on that one coveted day of freedom at the end of each week to deposit their checks, exchange their currency, beg for loans, and generally perform all of the financial tasks that have been put off for as long as possible. Given Seth Lockwood's prominence within the Chevalier hierarchy, it's no surprise that his banks see the most traffic in the city. [...]
On this particular Saturday, citizens from all over the city will flock to the bank to conduct their business. Around half past ten, however, they will be greeted by an unpleasant surprise ...