The Rise and Fall of the Space Vampires (The Belt Rush As spaceflight…
The Rise and Fall of the Space Vampires
The first space colony is Created
The rise the Dragon
Due to massive income inequality and lawlessness. The sleeping Dragon crime syndicate becomes incredibly influential.
The Taming of Valnoth
The power of the Sleeping Dragon is tied to their ability to control an actual dragon, by the name of Valnoth. Shortly after the first Colony is created a clan member by the name of Zayvai tames the creature. The clan generates massive wealth by using the beast to ship things to the station.
The Vampire take over the space colonies and use them as a human ranch.
The Belt Rush
As spaceflight improves ships can carry more and travel further. The Great Ring can be mined for the first time in history.
The first recorded instance of kaesherite being successfully mined from a nearby residential comet in The Great Ring leads to sub-warp flight becoming capable thanks to the rare fuel source that can be synthesized from it.
Brent Blastaris found in space as a child by space pirates
Brent blastaris is discovered to have the incredible ability to navigate without a computer. He steered a pirate fleet through an impossible asteroid field by intuiting a straight line rout they could take. This allowed this band of pirates (The Debris boys.) to be put on the map.
A Monstrous Discovery
The first Mummies are discovered in the belt. With some effort, they are revived and used as workers in the mining colonies.
During the first attacks in the belt
mine, the mummies find a cryopod with a bounty hunter frozen in its coffin.Scurlock is written on the side.
The von Freilings
Reknowned bounty hunter from the von Freiling clan, Carl von Freiling, hears about the uncovered coffin and sets out to destroy his clan's ancient rival.
Warp System Failure
The first catastrophic failure of a warp system occurs - Due to a mummy worker losing their footing on a mining rig traveling to a forge station, they fell into the warp core, causing a massive excitement of the synthesized kaesherite atoms and initiating a quantum explosion, killing everyone on board.
Mummy Facist: The Unwrappers
John Kendler rises to power by riding anti mummy fears and nationalistic colonial sentiment. The Unwrappers rise to power becoming a major political party.
Scurlock Is saved by the Debris boys
Scurlock uses the riches that were in his coffin to pay his way off the colonies hitching a ride with the debris boys.
He is taught how to pilot a ship and fight hand to hand and with a gun. Brent Blastaris becomes Scurlock's mentor and friend.
The first Werewolf is born - leading to the rise of werewolves.
Legacy - Birth of the Twin Hunters
The first twin werewolf brothers are born. Garm "The Gate" Braddock and Derek "Dirk" Braddock are born due to their father falling in love with a human female.
The Twin Hunters Grow
Over the course of a quarter of a decade, the young twins grow in power and strength, gaining a following as they make a name for themselves.
The First Human Chimera
Viper comes into existence, born of a human scientist splicing animal and human DNA together.
Sharklock: Dr. Viper infuses
animal DNA with the Scurlock clones.
This enhances their senses, strength, etc.
The Brakes - A time where people are obsessed with surface level spectacal to distract them from their low class lives of deprivation. The powers that be put on the ultimate show, a balls out race through the galaxy, where bounty hunters, meta-humans and monsters race for fortune and their lives.
The Dark Horse
In an attempt to reassert power, The Sleeping Dragon Clan fields their best racer and best ship. They're also willing to play dirty.
With a spark of luck and perfect timing the vampires were able to tap into a stronger version of their enthralling powers. They are able to enthrall crowds of humans at great cost to their health.
Legacy -The Abandoning of the Belt - The Colony experiences its first power source failure. Which leads to the mummies killing Valnoth & mummifying him.
Tough as Nails
Now with the dragon Valnoth on the side of the mummies they were able to hop planets safely. On one of these planets they find a special salve that hardens their wrappings to be as tough as standard iron but still retain its flexibility.
The Birth of Knectu
Mummy's begin to cannibalize humans on the collonies. When they do they gain all their memmories. The mummy that ate the most human's had a cognitive awakening as a near god like being named Knectu.
The mummies, having consumed most of the belt's humans, gain an almost supernatural insight into the human mind. Not only do they develop an extreme sense of empathy for the human condition, but also an intellect so advanced that the humans cannot possibly out-think them. The mummies soundly defeat the humans in the coming war, and then adopt many of them as the equivalent of pets.
Legacy - Seeking his Origins
In the wake of the fall of the belt, Lord Scurlock takes the opportunity to put his own crew together and seek out his origins.
An Unlikely Friendship
Scurlock the bounty hunter finds his cold heart warmed by a talking mechanical dog named Vapor. The dog lets out an acidic gas that melts flesh upon contact.
Scurlock and Debris Bois /Brent get ambushed in space.,
Scurlock manages to kill Von Freiling while battling with mummies and mummified dragon.
Fully automated vengence
Carl Von Freiling Awaken under bright medical lights planet side in his families expensive medical facility. His body has been ravaged and stitched back together with metal and machine but his mind has been spared through a back up. He turns to the doctor. "Who put me here..." the doctor responds. "Scurlock."
"Get the ship ready"
LEGACY: Clone Drones - Scurlock discovers he has
the ability to clone himself after meeting Dr. Viper.
She offers him technology to protect himself from
interlopers in space. When Scurlock makes his first clone,
he asks it to report any signs of threats.
The Fate of the Belt
The mummies, with the belt's technology now under their control, are able to develop methods of weaponizing their curses. The edge afforded them by this new and destructive technology allows them to secure the belt for their own, and they declare sovereignty.
The War of the Stars
Rising tensions between the vampires and and werewolves have sparked a weapons race, in which both sides try to be the first to develop the first new technologically superior weapon systems.
Nightshade Industries is Born
Garm and Derek Braddock establish a new weapons research company for the werewolves after their father is murdered by Scurlock's vampire forces using an ancient mummy curse.
The Gate Falls
Garm "The Gate" Braddock falls in combat while valiantly defending the super planet, Vostok, from an incursion of invading vampires. During the attack, the vampires unleash a massive space kraken, which forces him to supernova his own ship's core to defeat it after forcing his crew to abandon ship, sacrificing himself and wiping out the contingent of vampires and their war beast that were intent on claiming the planet.
Peace at last
John knedler and his nation of fascist Unwrappers, sweep up the remainder of the vampires and werewolves ushering in a new mundane age of human's where in all meta human's are slain on sight. Little did the average joe know. John Kendler is is league with vampires who are making him rich. They promise him power and immortal life in exchange for being their pawn and exterminating all those that could oppose them.
The Undying Weapon
Dr Viper and Dirk Braddock, enraged after discovering that John Kendler is working for the vampires, develops an "undying" weapon in the form of the perfect bio-weapon: A weapon that propogates faster than it can be exterminated and uses it's prey as a vessel for copulation. This weapon proves to be unreliable, however, as it sees everyone and everything as prey, and incorporates it's victims biomass and DNA to further improve itself.
Dr.Viper attempts to redeem his name by trying to advance the human genome in an attempt to make them immune to lycanthropy and vampires infection. These clones melt down after 10 or so years becoming a pile of biomass. These clones take the place of former leaders but when they meltdown human governments collapse.
Legacy - The Universe Unfolds - A black hole opens some time from the result of war between humans, werewolves & vampires. This results in a series of universal phenomenons that cause catastrophic damage.
Classic monsters (Zombies, Werewolves, Mummies)
New Space Haunted Monster Mythology
plucky cowboy bebop style bounty crews
Monster Hunters (Stake Spiegel)
Stories about people
Anomalous Space Weather
easily casted Magic (Low but powerful magic setting)
Super rare resources are abundant
Standard weaknesses from classic monsters
High tier technology is easily accessible
Deterioration of Human Superiority