This doesn't sound ominous at all, no sirree.Should the pumps break, difficulties could ensue, of course.
They're very good for creating an instant 'eternal Deco' style.Great idea for an article series! I think a lot of the prevalence of airships in AH is just how much they are not of our own world anymore, also extends to other genres like the GCPD blimps in Batman: The Animated Series.
Looking forward to the next article on PODs!
Fringe did that so literally, one wonders if it was a self-aware shout out to the trope: the instant visual signifier that the characters were in the alternate timeline was the sight of an airship flying overhead.Disused in our history following the Hindenberg disaster in 1937, their presence in the sky telegraphs to the reader that this is something different.