Russ Allbery and David Anastasion, Retcon Midnight, Part 2
Net.ropolis is the centerpiece of the Legion of Net.Heroes' earth, the shining city that is home to their headquarters and site of much of the action involving the net.heroes. As such, its insurance rates are also sky high, but that's another story entirely. It is arguably in decline, as many of its upper class taxpayers are moving out to avoid the super-battles that plague the city (not to mention occasionally being transformed into aliens, demons, animals, etc.). Net.ropolis is a port city, located off "the Sound."
As the above selection notes, no one in the Looniverse is quite sure when the city had its origins, or who founded it. The Dutch? The British? The Spanish? The French? No one is quite sure. Nothing remains of that original settlement, and so it seems that the debate is destined to continue.
Net.ropolis' past, though rich it may be, is not what truly concerns the average visitor. Instead, most find themselves wondering about its most notable residents: the Legion of Net.Heroes.
There are many notable sites in Net.ropolis. Among them are:
This page last updated: 18 November 1997.