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  • Main Page

    [[File:579771 | class=media-item-align-center | Cityscape.jpg]] The Seattle Metroplex: the Emerald City, premier metroplex, the western port and outpost of the United Canadian and American States, an urban locale of culture, history, and vibrant …

  • Tir Tairngire

    [[File:579834 | class=media-item-align-right | Tir_Tairgnire_Flag.jpg]] !http://db4sgowjqfwig.cloudfront.net/campaigns/128550/assets/579844/ARO.png?1460836125! *Population:* 4,803,000 !http://db4sgowjqfwig.cloudfront.net/campaigns/128550/assets/579844/ …

  • The Policlubs

    A policlub is a special interest group, what in the late Fifth World would be called a social movement organization and political parties. In other words, it is an organization of people with similar political beliefs and goals, which exerts various means …

  • The Megacorps

    [[File:580669 | class=media-item-align-center | Corp.png]] High above the squalor of the Sprawl streets, The Big Ten watch from their megalithic towers as their R&D departments labor over pushing out The Next Big Thing TM to the mass of consumers …

  • The Criminals

    [[File:580672 | class=media-item-align-center | Kenran-Kai.jpg]] The crime families of Seattle are gathered along ethnic lines. These highly-organized groups control the underbelly of Seattle, and some of their most prominent members often hide under …

  • Current Events

    *CURRENT DATE* !http://db4sgowjqfwig.cloudfront.net/campaigns/128550/assets/579844/ARO.png?1460836125! Thursday, June 2nd, 2078 [[File:580123 | class=media-item-align-center | Calendar_2078.PNG]] *NOTEWORTHY EVENTS* !http://db4sgowjqfwig. …

  • Districts

    The Seattle Sprawl: city in the shadows, the crazy, mixed-up, fucked-up place that has been and continues to be one of the great havens for shadowrunners and edge societies in the world. [[File:579768 | class=media-item-align-none | divider.png]] < …

  • Redmond

    [[File:580132 | class=media-item-align-center | Barrens_Strip_Club.jpg]] Redmond is a barrens, nearly lawless, nearly penniless, nearly always dangerous. It is home to gangs, squatters, and the desperate. Don’t count on seeing a street light, or a …

  • Puyallup

    [[File:580169 | class=media-item-align-center | Puyallup.jpg]] Puyallup is barrens, but for a different reason than Redmond's. When the Great Ghost Dance rebelled against the US government after the Awakening, the Pacific Northwest’s volcanoes erupted …

  • Fort Lewis

    [[File:580186 | class=media-item-align-center | Fort_Lewis.jpg]] Although treated as just another district of the greater Seattle Metroplex, Fort Lewis is a UCAS Military Reservation. The Seattle Metroplex Guard, McChord Airfield, and the UCAS Army …

  • Downtown

    [[File:580187 | class=media-item-align-center | Downtown.jpg]] Downtown Seattle, also known as Seattle City, is the heart of the metroplex. The main business district is filled with businesses, shops, parks, theaters, museums, hotels, and restaurants, …

  • Tacoma

    [[File:580205 | class=media-item-align-center | Tacoma.png]] Tacoma’s docks and heavy industry are the main reason for the jokes about the “Tacoma aroma.” The district has busy docks, corporate business centers, and a “charming” turn-of-the-century …

  • Everett

    [[File:580360 | class=media-item-align-center | Everett.jpg]] The northernmost district of Seattle has long been known for “ships, planes, and stormy weather,” as Everett is located along the northern part of Puget Sound. It is famous as the home of …

  • Renton

    [[File:580361 | class=media-item-align-center | Renton.jpg]] Renton has a reputation as a sleepy bedroom suburb of the metroplex. Low and middling rent homes, plenty of apartment complexes, and the odd concrete park for the kids. The communities of …

  • Auburn

    [[File:580362 | class=media-item-align-center | Auburn.jpg]] Auburn is Seattle’s industrial heart, home to many of the metroplex’s factories, refineries, and other manufacturing plants. It’s a blue-collar district, home to the district’s urban brawl …

  • Bellevue

    [[File:580369 | class=media-item-align-center | Bellevue.JPG]] Located across Lake Washington from the Downtown district, Bellevue is the favorite retreat for Seattle’s well-to-do white-collar community. It’s filled with manicured parks and …

  • Snohomish

    [[File:580371 | class=media-item-align-center | Snohomish.jpg]] Snohomish is the metroplex’s breadbasket, with numerous aquaculture and agribusiness farms along the Snohomish River and in the surrounding countryside Seattle still imports the vast …

  • Outremer

    [[File:580373 | class=media-item-align-center | Outremer.JPG]] Outremer is the name given to the five major islands in the Puget Sound that are still considered part of the Seattle Metroplex. All of them are actually easier to reach from Salish-Shidhe …

  • The Astral Emerald City

    [[File:580375 | class=media-item-align-center | Astral.jpg]] Astral space in and around the Seattle sprawl is full of a wide variety of inhabitants and places. *MAJOR GANGS* !(media-item-align-none)//db4sgowjqfwig.cloudfront.net/assets/252993/ …

  • Ohms

    A hot club in Touristville with a circuitboard motif that usually has Electron Wave music blaring, great drinks, and crowded dance floors. [[File:579768 | class=media-item-align-none | divider.png]] [[File:581564 | class=media-item-align-center | …

  • Loveland

    [[File:581565 | class=media-item-align-center | Loveland.png]] Located along the western border of the district, near Route 7, Loveland is one of the most densely populated and most violent areas of the Puyallup Barrens. It’s filled with squatters, …

  • Carbonado

    [[File:581575 | class=media-item-align-center | Carbonado.jpg]] Before the Ghost Dance War, much of the Carbonado area was made up of small mining-company towns along the Carbon River Valley towards Mt. Rainier. The economy relied heavily on coal …

  • Hell's Kitchen

    [[File:581625 | class=media-item-align-center | 750px | Hell_s_Kitchen.jpg]] The Mowich Lava Flow is Puyallup’s most distinctive feature, formed by the rivers of lava that poured down from Mt. Rainier, wiping out everything in their path. Eventually, …

  • Tarislar

    [[File:581568 | class=media-item-align-left | 300px | Tarislar.jpg]] Tarislar is Sperethiel for “Remembrance,” as in “never forget.” It is near the southern tip of the district, stretching between Silver Lake and Harts Lake and home to the majority of …

  • The Crime Mall

    [[File:581567 | class=media-item-align-center | 750px | The_Crime_Mall.jpg]] It’s not on the metroplex tours, but everyone working the Seattle shadows should know about the Crime Mall. It’s like a monument to the maxim “the street finds its own uses …

  • Underworld 93

    [[File:581628 | class=media-item-align-left | 300px | PuyallupUnderworld93.jpg]] While other clubs in the metroplex may be tops for dancing, drinking, or … other entertainment, none can match the Underworld when it comes to sheer star-power. The club has …

  • Puyallup Lodge

    [[File:581630 | class=media-item-align-left | 300px | coffin_hotel.jpg]] Built during one of the attempts to revive Puyallup in the 2030s, this hotel went up on a waste dump site, which later leaked toxic gases, which eventually closed the place down. …

  • Tourist Highway

    [[File:582420 | class=media-item-align-left | 250px | The_Biz.jpg]] The Tourist Highway is the place to shop down here and, in many ways, it’s the heart of the Underground. Running from the primary Seattle Underground entrance in Lordstrung’s Department …

  • Ballard

    Just north of the Lake Washington Ship Canal, Ballard is a middle-to- upper-class neighborhood centered on Market Street. Its citizens celebrate their proud Scandinavian heritage in various local festivals and events, including their kinship with their “ …

  • Capitol Hill

    Capitol Hill was originally known as Broadway Hill, and even after being renamed in 1901 was still frequently known as “Catholic Hill” due to the large Catholic population and number of churches in the area. The neighborhood is also home to Seattle’s “ …

  • The Elven District

    Following the events of the Night of Rage in 2039, many of Seattle’s elves and dwarfs settled in this area just west of Seattle Center near the southern end of Lake Union. In the decades since, they’ve transformed the neighborhood now known as the “Elven …

  • Seattle Center

    In 1962, Seattle hosted a World’s Fair, the Century 21 Exposition, and Seattle Center was built to host it, leading to the creation of some of the metroplex’s most famous landmarks, most notably the Space Needle. The 74-acre campus is located in Lower …

  • Bargain Basement

    [[File:582561 | class=media-item-align-left | Bargain_Basement.JPG]] The area nicknamed “Bargain Basement” used to be home to the most upscale apartments and condoplexes in Redmond, but that was forty years ago, before the Crash. Now, most of those …

  • The Crash Zone

    [[File:582562 | class=media-item-align-left | CZ_Reformatory.JPG]] The small community of Monroe, near the Salish-Shidhe border north of the Snoqualmie River, was at the center of the worst air disasters in Seattle history when a spaceplane crashed there …

  • Glow City

    [[File:582564 | class=media-item-align-left | Glow_City.JPG]] The partial meltdown of the Trojan-Satsop nuclear plant in the southeastern area of Redmond some sixty years ago contaminated Beaver Lake and the surrounding land for kilometers with …

  • The Rat's Nest

    [[File:582554 | class=media-item-align-center | The_Rat_s_Nest.jpg]] Officially the North Seattle Refuse and Reclamation Center, the Rat’s Nest is a huge, open-air landfill several kilometers across. Just north of the Snoqualmie River, not far from …

  • Touristville

    [[File:582560 | class=media-item-align-left | Touristville.JPG]] The only marginally safe area of Redmond borders Bellevue, near the offices of the so-called Redmond District Government. Known as “Touristville,” this is where the tourists and slummers …

  • The Verge

    [[File:582566 | class=media-item-align-left | The_Verge.JPG]] The last major eruption of Mount Rainier sent tons of ash pouring down on the south and eastern parts of the Seattle metroplex. One heavily affected area was the border between southeast …

  • The Big Rhino

    [[File:582535 | class=media-item-align-left | Big_Rhino.jpg]] For decades, the Big Rhino has been the place to go for “authentic” orkish cuisine in Seattle. Back in the day, authentic meant that no one but orks could stand to eat it. But the Rhino’s menu …

  • Rounder's

    [[File:584188 | class=media-item-align-center | Rounder_s.jpg]] Rounder's is an auto salvage and repair yard just outside of southern Touristville, run by [[:ox-rounder | Ox Rounder]], a Troll mechanic. His repair shop is staffed by a couple of …

  • Cityspeak

    *CITYSPEAK* The street has its own uses for everything, including language. Here are some terms you'll hear on the streets of Seattle. !http://db4sgowjqfwig.cloudfront.net/campaigns/128550/assets/579844/ARO.png?1460836125! *breeder* _n._ Ork slang for …

  • Bottoms Up

    [[File:584221 | class=media-item-align-left | Girl-in-a-Glass.jpg]] Bottoms Up is a semi-classy strip club and burlesque in Touristville. It's been around a while, passing between owners several times until [[:madam-crenshaw | Madam Crenshaw]] took over …

  • Funhouse

    [[File:584557 | class=media-item-align-center | Funhouse.jpg]] The dragon [[:urubia | Urubia]] lives in Redmond. She has interests all over Seattle and beyond, but her lair is in Central Redmond. It used to be four sixteen-story low-income apartment …

  • The Body Mall

    If you need to go under the knife and you’re on a budget (or on the run, for that matter), then the Body Mall in Redmond is your first, and possibly only, choice. Located right near Glow City, it used to be a hospital, but now all four floors are broken …

  • Aces

    That’s “Aces” plural and not possessive, as if anyone would claim ownership of this pit. Indeed, the regulars call the place “The Scumpit” which would make a more accurate sign. The interior of this charming watering-hole is filled with peeling paint, …

  • Crusher 495

    Ork-owned and -operated for more than thirty years, Crusher 495 is a fixture of the Redmond club scene. Racists in Redmond have threatened, vandalized, and firebombed the place, but the owners always rebuild and reopen, better than before. The music tends …

  • Downfall

    By Redmond standards, the Downfall is a fairly clean, safe place to stop in for a couple of drinks. At least part of the bar’s reputation seems to stem from a few Awakened patrons, who have been willing in the past to use non-lethal magic to put a stop to …

  • Redmond Center

    Redmond Center was envisioned as part of an effort to revitalize the Redmond economy by improving tourism. A two-story mall opened in 2049 with an attached ten-story luxury hotel. It has given visitors a place to go (and stay), and attracted quite a …

  • Squatters' Mall

    Known forty years ago as “Information Plaza,” this massive shopping mall was opened just a couple years before the Crash of ’29, which took the whole place out almost overnight. As jobs (and therefore shoppers) evaporated in the neighborhood, the stores …

  • The Joke

    Jacque Shurrock turned the lobby and ground floor of a pre-Crash apartment tower into a club back in the 2040s. Jacque owed his seed money to the Yakuza, and they have held on to control of the place since it started. With dancing, drinking, and bawdy …

  • Or'zet

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  • Sperethiel

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