Depot Fortress of St. Szpac
This structure is a staging and repair hub maintained in the general vicinity of Mechanicsburg by the order of Corbettite monks, as part of their Europa-spanning rail network. (It has been that other such outposts exist, but none have yet been named or depicted, except that the The Incorruptible Republic of the Immortal Library of the Grand Architect grew from the collaboration of Van Rijn and the monks at located, in his time, at Paris.) Given the nature of the order what might appear to be a simple maintenance depot is in fact a classified and fully equipped fortress well able to defend itself, as is shown by the at St. Szpac of Tweedle and his forces.
Along with its defensive and repair facilities, this fortress also houses numerous subterranean vaults in which the Corbettites safeguard various dangerous and even the holy one (seen only in ) and The Beast, which is by Margarella Selnikov, after which it the Fortress in its vengeful search for metal to devour. A Dreen has even been briefly near the Vaults, though it is not clear if the creature was at one point contained in one of them.curiosities and horrors which one way or another have ended up in their possession. This collection includes such items as
Agatha pays a brief but eventful visit to St. Szpac after the Corbettite train on which she is traveling is attacked and forced to withdraw to the Depot's sanctuary. She helps halt The Beast's attack and then assists the monks in completing work on a highly experimental train, which she rides away from the Depot as she resumes her interrupted journey.