The world of Black Rose has a number of real analogues, such as The Bosphorus, Levant, and Greece. However, these inspirations are blended into a unique world with sensible geography and geology. This the first glimpse of what is a much larger world, to be revealed as the story progresses (or to those who have already purchased printed material).
Black Rose is a weekly webcomic that depicts a fantasy world entering an industrial revolution, a world facing war between the magic-using nation of Ishtakar and the steampunk country of Athelica. The character-driven story follows a brother and sister through the tumultuous evolution of their world. Click here to learn more!