Madras was a within a city...

Passepartout's journal

Madras (modern-day Chennai) is a location in 80 Days. The European part of the city is walled off by the defences of Fort St. George, which delimits the White Town. The outer bounds of the city is called Black Town, the home of the Indian labourers who serve their British masters.

Events[edit | edit source]

It is in Madras that Passepartout has a run in with the Sisters of Didacus. If Passepartout has obtained the Didacian Cross from the sister in Nova Goa he may be kidnapped and taken to the order's hideout.

If Passepartout has a shard, or knowledge of one of the Automata, he can acquire a Silver Chest. They will pay a few hundred for a Cube of Black Glass.

There is also (according to newspapers) a villainous killer known as "The Head Smasher" on the loose (which is likely just one of the nuns hitting people a little too hard...).

Arrivals

North-west from Delhi aboard the Hadhayosh.

North-west from Bombay or Bangalore aboard a Madras Mail train.

South from Colombo aboard a Colombonese airship.

Departures

North-east to Calcutta via Waltair aboard the Western Flower.

South to Colombo aboard a Colombonese airship.

Market[edit | edit source]

The following items can be bought in the market;

Trading Items
Item Price Seed #
Block of Henna* £62 1,5,7
Jar of Turmeric* £21 3,4
China Tea Set £100 1
Leather Braces £3 5,8
Travel Items
Item Price Seed #
Monkey Wrench £6 5
Stetson Hat £53 7
Hooded Cloak £23 3
Hairbrush £9 4
Magnetic Compass £72 4
Top Hat £75 8
Field Glasses £80 8
Railway Cap £12 8
Conversation Items
Item Price Seed #
Playing Cards 0 1
Cracker Biscuits £2 5
Brazillian Snuff £120 1,5
Whisky £56 4
Gideons Bible £6 7
Tobacco £35 1
Timetables
Item Price Seed #
Pacific Timetable £1 8
American Train Timetable £3 7
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