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Of Water Tanks and Light Posts — steampunk

The Home in the Tower

I Town post-apocalypse steampunk Timothy Koch Trintico wastelands

The Home in the Tower

They needed a safe place to live, whoever it was that turned the old, useless high-voltage transmission tower into a tiny fortress. They cleared the ground around the base to make sure they could see anyone right around the base of the tower. They hung the engine of an old school bus, both things useless without diesel fuel or a school system, from one of the arms and attached it to a generator. Generous loops of wire around the base of the tower were insulated from the ground. Touching these wires would release a lock holding the engine aloft. Its...

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