Part 7 of 10
#7 - The Industrial Revolution has Begun
Steam, a power created by man during the previous age as a novelty and a convenience has become a force to be reckoned with. Now, during the current age, the full potential of Steam power is becoming wide spread throughout the world as a method to increase production.
The world has begun its industrial revolution. Farmers are taking advantage of steam power to speed up the production of cloth. Steam power has become Widely used as a method for mass production of weapons and armor, as well as basic clothing and goods.
This industrial revolution has begun to destroy the Craftsman. They are beginning to feel the weight of cheap goods pushing down on them as they strive to compete in a more brutal economic system.
Some craftsman have chosen to pick up magical enchanting as a method of distinguishing themselves from machine made goods. Although the power of magic is unpopular, these magical craftsman are doing quite well; magic items, especially weapons, and armor, have never been as available to the public as they are now.