The setting for a story.The City of Sidus
The city of Sidus was named for its appearance. Its name comes from the Latin word for constellation. It is a bustling metropolis that sits in the middle of a large lake an island of light. The only way into the city is via a vast network of underwater glass pathways that eventually wend their way into the city's underground. Within the lake, the pathways are arranged in levels with subway tunnels that snake their way along the bottom, car paths suspended in the middle, and foot paths that run just a few yards beneath the surface.
The city itself was made to astound all who behold it. The buildings are made of glass, and polished, semi-precious metals, such as copper or brass, with many extraneous moving parts floating and gliding in intricate clockwork mechanisms on a grand scale. The sidewalks and streets were made from cut and polished stone of the highest quality, such as marble or