What would you do for a crust in Metropius?

Pull up your sleeves, it’s time to get to work. Many occupations await in Metropius—most are pretty mucky. But, like Thomas Edison famously stated, “Opportunity is missed by most people because it is dressed in overalls and looks like work.”


Let’s have a look at some job opportunities awaiting you, the diligent denizen of our fair city:

Rose: The elite, all-female guardians of corporate power. The suits in their towers tend to piss a lot of people off. The Roses stop those people from doing anything about it. A rose by another name would smell as sweet? Maybe not with this lot.

Mechanic: Robots. This city’s got ‘em. And Shell, a robot mechanic who features in our story, fixes ‘em. Well


… she tries anyway. Some things in this city are beyond repair, even for her formidable skills.

Detective: In a city with a lot of secrets, it can pay well to ask the right questions. Discreetfully, of course. And if you can’t be discreet, make sure you hide the bodies and make sure noone else wises up to your own secrets. Our principal character Detective Goodall knows how to walk the line. Take a leaf out of his book.

Real-estate agent: Like cockroaches, where there are buildings and human habitation, you’ll find a real-estate agent. And with art-deco architecture this beautiful, it sells itself. For the right price.

It’s a big city. What are you going to do for a crust?


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