Space: 1889 is an exciting new series of full-cast audio adventures on CD. Set in a fantastic alternate universe where Thomas Edison discovered a means to travel in to space (or the 'ether' as it is known). 19th Century man has escaped the confines of his own planet. In an insatiable quest to expand their empires, conquer new territory and discover new wonders, the nations of Earth have set foot on new worlds.Mars, home of an ancient but declining culture, has become the new battleground for Earth's empires and a lure for adventurers, treasure-seekers and explorers.
Queen Victoria's Red-coated infantry men patrol the streets of Syrtis Major, the once proud Martian city state now under British rule. Merchants navigate the magnificent canals of Mars to trade their goods. Adventurers chart the jagged wastes of the Martian highlands and battle the fierce beastmen while searching for the fabled liftwood groves, the key to the majestic sky galleons of Mars.
You can explore this fascinating alternative past in a new series of on-going audio adventures produced under exclusive license from Frank Chadwick, the creator of Space: 1889. Each adventure is a self-contained but linked story and is released on a single CD with over 70 minutes of action, adventure and intrigue and a full colour, eight-page booklet containing background information. The plays are performed by a full professional cast and feature cinematic sound design and an original music score.
The first adventure, Red Devils, guest-stars Anthony Daniels of Star Wars fame and wil be released in January 2005. The Steppes of Thoth follows in February and stars Simon Williams. You can find out more about these and future releases on their own, individual pages. Just choose a title from the drop-down menu in the left-hand column.
Check back here soon as new pages will added to the section on a regular basis and will include images of the characters from the series and more information about the universe they inhabit.