As we move BRASS into the strange new world of TV pitching, we’ve learned to anticipate a new question: “What’s your origin story?” In this context the question doesn’t mean “where do your characters come from?” but “where does your story come from?” That’s often tough for a writer to answer. Sometimes it’s an itch you can’t scratch, or an … Read More
Lord Brass talks to the aviatrix, the Crime Minister moves some pieces, and Vincent Law shares a secret.
In the upcoming Episode 34 of BRASS, we’re told that Madame Hao lives in the Chinatown of Edinburgh–a place entirely imaginary in 1886. But in this different world, the historical accidents of the computer age arriving a century early has made for a very different British Empire, and a very different Chinese Empire as well. In our own history, the … Read More
For our current mini-series “The Devil in Whitechapel,” we wanted to create new promotional artwork more in keeping with its horror-themed atmosphere. So we commissioned an artist particularly well-known for his mastery of the sinister, the strange, and the macabre, Anson Maddocks. Maddocks created a huge number of original art for cards in the early days of Magic: the Gathering … Read More
Ponder and Cyril have a conversation, unwanted guests are rather insistent, and Lord Whitestone performs an aeronautical feat.
Is there a word more redolent of the bustle and hustle of a Victorian London street than “costermonger?” In the popular imagination, these barrow-sellers of fruits and vegetables (among other items) are “cheery chirpy Cockney chappie” figures, best known for singing and dancing about in colorful rags and scenic grime in films like Mary Poppins and Oliver. But the truth … Read More
Lord Whitestone makes a purchase, the Brasses contemplate more extreme measures and Ponder Wright visits a street fair.
The enemies are at the door, and Gwendolyn and Cyril make a trip across the street as things get stickier.
Lord Brass sends a distress call out through unconventional means, and Ponder Wright hears it.
The assault on the Brass home begins, and Mrs. Drake handles a difficult situation adroitly.
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