Monica Cutler looked up from her desk, a broad smile spreading across her face, brightening up the bleakness of the cloudy day.
Although surrounded by railways and crossed by the lines NurembergEger and Regensburg-Oberkotzau, the Fichtelgebirge, owing principally to its raw climate and bleakness, is not much visited by strangers, the only important points of interest being Alexandersbad (a delightfully situated watering-place) and the granite labyrinth of Luisenburg.
Not since Batman the Movie, made in 1966, has the Dark Knight graced the silver screen, and Gotham City has never seen such bleakness.
Some later steampunk loses much of it in favor of a more cyberpunk bleakness.
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