It was not meant that we should voyage far. [1/?]Fandom:
Axis Powers Hetalia/Echo BazaarCharacters:
Every nation ever at one point or another. This part: Canada, America, and a few random extras.Rating:
PG for this chapter.Summary:
An Echo Bazaar
crossover AU. Fallen London: once capital of the British Empire, now home of the Bazaar, a mile underground and a boat ride away from Hell itself. Deep. Dark. Expensive. Marvelous. Here you can find everything from immortality, to unnervingly good mushroom wine.
Or so the stories go.
But stories can rarely be trusted, and all the wildest stories in the world couldn’t have prepared Alfred and Matthew Jones for what they would find when they descended into the fallen city on a journey that would lead them right into the heart of a rebellion against the Masters of the Bazaar themselves…Word Count:
5031, this part.Notes:
Holy hells, Fel is writing a chaptered fic, everyone run for the hills. Started as my NaNo project for this year (which I won, yaaaay), and… it’s gonna be a long haul, guys. The title is from an HP Lovecraft quote, “We live on a placid island of ignorance in the midst of black seas of infinity, and it was not meant that we should voyage far.” The EBZ people describe their ‘verse as “more comic horror than cosmic horror”, so it fits. :’DWarnings:
General warnings: A crossover with a (very addictive) online game, a lot of speculation and elaboration on my part on the universe of that game, human!AU, the occasional bit of 1800s sensibilities, and later on in the fic, a lot of OCs. :’> This chapter: not so much really, except for NaNo quality writing and a slow start.(Follow the Starveling Cat through this fake cut to my writing journal)