At the height of the Victorian era, London is the place to be. Considered the pinnacle of wealth and civilization, England has positioned itself atop the global food chain. But for all its vibrancy and prestige, there is darkness and malady in The Smoke. The poor struggle in the day to day. For all of the glitz and glam of private residential ballrooms, there is a striking dichotomy to those living in the lower wards. On Absinthe, you can explore both sides of the social and political spectrum, or somewhere in between. We are a realistic Victorian era rpg forum originally established in 2016. Storylines and plots can be mature and contain graphic violence, so this site is for those over 18 years of age and for Intermediate to Advanced writers.