Ask yourself why you think you need to avoid those things.

Really. Prometheans stand to get pretty powerful, especially over time if they calcify Alembics. That's OK, because as they get more powerful, they run the risk of poisoning the world more and more, which (in turn) runs the risk of Torment.




Think about how the throng got together and build from there. What's happening now, how might the world change in response to a throng being in this place, what history is there in this place that the throng could get hold of. You mention a Jovian Athanor;...