Posted by specialK May 29, 2013

DeeTen used a little bit of everything when creating his latest custom, a 10" Labbit titled Atlantean Purifier, circa ??? . A combination of wood, metal, vinyl, clay & acrylic, DeeTen takes Steam Punk detail even further with this custom. In addition to the intricate metal innards of Atlantean Purifier, DeeTen gave the custom a nice patina finish. Once again, DeeTen makes sure every spring, pipe, cog and rivet appear genuine and operable! DeeTen created Atlantean Purifier circa ??? for the upcoming Urban Decay 4.  The Atlantean Purifier's backstory is described below. 

The Atlantean Purifier was discovered during the Expedition of 1886 into a parallel world. There our explorers were given a tour of their world along with trips to the 13 Great Cities. While our travelers were visiting the great underwater city of Titan they explored the alleged location of the famed city of Atlantis. The location was more of a large gaping crater lined with thousands of relic statues and plenty of debris. Among the rubble were the Atlantean purifiers, aptly named because of their ability to filter sea water into fresh water. Stories tell of Atlantis having fresh water rivers within the confines of its city beneath the waves. A rough drawing of the ancient city depicted a dome that encased Atlantis much like the modern city of Titan. However, the Atlantean dome appeared to have a gaping hole at its peak through which a large column of water flowed into a large center structure. The locals speculate that the structure housed these purifiers like these to provide fresh water and a manner on other climate benefits. The technology has since been abandoned as the scientists have been unable to crack the Atlantean mechanics. Titan's filters require constant maintenance and can threaten the livelihood of its citizens if a major catastrophe should strike. Our team noted that a significant portion of Titan's citizens were focused on reviving the lost technology. This piece was given to our expedition as a gift in hopes that our world could too one day benefit from it. 



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