PERPLEX CITY, SEASON ONE
- Hidden military complex in the Tanraga Mountains, now claiming to be a Visitor Center.
- Believed to be the location of Special Project 487
- Under the overall control of Sente. Both Commander Fitzgerald and Chadwick report to him.
- 2004 Claire Castille worked there.
- 2005 Protected by confusion device, Scarlett visits. Cube material being mined.
- 2006 Special Project 487 - experiments being done on human and canine subjects. Several Deaths. Scarlett and Violet visit. Now called Viendenbourg Heritage Centre. VHC tempfile discovered.
Timeline for Viendenbourg information
|267 (2004)||mid-year||Claire Castille develops and maintains confusion field to protect to protect "the development of classified technology" at Viendenbourg. link|
|May||Claire Castille's personnel files at Viendenbourg cease. The files say she had become increasingly erratic and paranoid. link Claire explained to Scarlett that their family history tells that they were involved in what went on at Viendenbourg, and that they were responsible for the deaths of hundreds, and she thinks it caused the devastation at Anjsbourg. She doesn't want it to happen again. link|
|268 (2005)||12 Aug||We first heard the name Viendenbourg, in an e-mail from Scarlett. She had found a note hidden in Pietro Salk's desk which read "Reynolds ionizers. Viendenbourg.". It was hidden on the back of the Five of Cups file, so he must have found it during his research about the Theft of the cube. link|
|22 Aug||Scarlett visits Perplex City Museum and is approached by a white-haired man (Henry Castille) and is given a map showing the location of Viendenbourg, which is not on any current maps. link|
|12 Sept||Monica Grand confirms that she has heard of Viendenbourg in connection with equipment (relates to the Theft). link|
|2 Sept to 14 Oct||
Scarlett's first trip to Viendenbourg (268/2005)
Map of Viendenbourg
She meets Allain who is also going to Viendenbourg. link Allain links Viendenbourg to the War. link They go, and the next time we hear from Scarlett she is in hospital, confused and hurt. link Allain is missing. Scarlett remembers little about Viendenbourg. It was a "long, grey, low-slung building" with a humming sound. It turns out they were rescued after what looked like a fall, and she has Allain's damaged key. link
|28 Oct to 26 Nov||
Back in Tanraga(268/2005)
Henry Castille convinces Scarlett to help look for his grandson Allain, and daughter (Claire Castille). link Henry Castille reveals to Scarlett that the Castille family can trace their history back to the War and that Viendenbourg held the secret of how the War was won. Claire Castille had discovered that something was happening again at Viendenbourg, she was offered a position there in mid-267 (2004), and although she was in contact for a while, all communication had stopped. link Henry is spilling more secrets - Viendenbourg is protected by a confusion field. He had rigged a protection device in Allain's Key, it failed so he is going to put a stronger one in Scarlett's. link
|2 to 23 Dec||
Scarlett's Second Trip to Viendenbourg (268/2005)
She arrives back with a cover story. The humming sound is drilling, and people are going in and out through open gates. link
Scarlett's Description of Viendenbourg (268/2005)
With her cover story, she just walked in to the office building, and asked to see Allain. She was given a key-card and directed to building 12, observation room F. When she arrived there Allain didn't recognise her, so she walked out again. link She went back again with a new plan, but was captured, and led to an office to wait. Scarlett took the opportunity to log into their systems and download documents about Claire Castille. link Commander Fitzgerald arrived, knew who she was, and asked her to let her father know that the security systems were "up to scratch", before arranging transport for her and Allain. link
|269 (2006)||20 Feb to 26 Sep||
Special Project 487 Human Teleportation Experiments (269/2006)
|Oct 10 to 12||
They find it has been opened to tourists, with a Visitor's Centre and neatly labelled displays.
- The Perplex City Sentinel
- Quirky Acuity
- entry, 12-OCT-06 "A tale of mystery and wonder" link
| Viendenbourg Heritage Centre
Violet & Scarlett went to Viendenbourg, and were shocked by the appalling display of ... tourism. Kurt managed to dislodge a choppy piece of data, affectionately known as the VHC tempfile, the contents of which changed everything.