The Chronicles of Chronology
The Velvet Underworld
Protectorate overview – The Velvet Underworld
Let it not be said that the Pharoah is unable to accept people that do conform to the norms of society. The Baron Charlie Nos oversees the wildest inner protectorate, filled with degenerates and sinners like the multiverse has never seen. When people are determined to be incompatible with the societies of the other protectorates, they are sent here. The Velvet Underworld is a huge sprawling complex located deep beneath the desert’s sands, with a blasted and destroyed city situated above.
It is said that beneath the surface, music plays all day long and into the night, with people dancing at all hours, and bright lights and fantastic decorations covering the halls and corridors throughout.
That is not to say the Protectorate is without its problems. While some merchants and other rare travelers do leave the Underworld, most do not, and those sent there never do. It is said that the sins and vices of the inhabitants are all that keep them there, and that they can leave whenever they want, but that only the clean of soul and pure of heart can exit.
That is, if the rumors are true…