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  • The Basement

    h4. Theme Under the [[BPD]]'s headquarters, "the basement" is in fact an office and morgue for the Massachusetts State Medical Examiners. Many bodies without a readily identifiable cause of death (like fairy magic turning lungs into cheese whiz) end …

  • The Big Dig

    h4. Threat The Central Artery: dirty, ugly, noisy, congested. The main highway through Boston, besides creating new problems, made all the problems it was supposed to fix worse. Then someone came up with the genius idea of replacing it with a massive …

  • Charlestown

    h4. Theme Charlestown was its own city before Boston annexed it in the 19th century. It brought with it Bunker Hill, some lovely Victorian architecture, and the Charlestown Ship Yard. Boston may have reconsidered annexation had it known the true …

  • Copley Square

    h4. Threat Copley Square, loosely used, includes the square itself and several neighborhoods to the south and west, incorporating some of Boston's best known landmarks--to name a few, the Boston Public Library; the Museum of Fine Arts; Hancock Tower; …

  • The French Cultural Center

    h4. Theme The center looks like many other charming brownstones in Back Bay, but it houses the Boston chapter of _Alliance Francaise_ and America's largest collection of French media. In other words, it makes an excellent cover for a chapter of [[ …

  • The Limerick

    h4. Theme South Boston has long been a destination for Irish immigrants, a community known for its paradox of downtrodden vivacity--a quality that's always intrigued fairies. Fairies from both major courts and the unaligned populate Southie more …

  • The Mayflower Club

    h4. Threat Though respectable and charitable, most [[Boston Brahmins]] keep a low profile and stick together. Much of that glue comes from the Mayflower Club, located in a well-maintained Back Bay brownstone. The charming exterior belies the opulent …

  • The Purloined Lotus Gambling Hall

    h4. Threat? The [[BPD]] basked in its success when it finally cleaned up Chinatown's red light district. Unfortunately, it'll take more than the vice squad working overtime to fight encroaching criminals unlike any seen before in the New World. The …

  • Quincy Market

    h4. Theme Quincy Market often refers to the properly named Faneuil Hall Marketplace, which encompasses the Quincy Market building, the flanking North and South Markets, Faneuil Hall, and the large pedestrian area throughout. Downtown workers come here …