The world changed aeons ago with the Great Cataclysm, creating a new one of stranger and darker realities as science and the occult struggle for remains of humanity. The New World contains walled scientific minded cities set sparsely apart amongst a vast wilderness of occult nightmares. Piece by piece, life succumbs to horrors old and new.
Within a city, a pair of lovers, brought back from the dead with mechanical salvation, enter a forbidden occult library to find the incantations and spells to forever split their flesh from the dilapidated machines commanding their bodies. Left over from the time before the Cataclysm, they suffer from immense age that rots and wears away the gears, cogs, and alloys of their internal machines. Rather than become more machine and lose the last of their humanity, they opt for the dark contents of the forbidden library.
Inside, a vast labyrinth of thousands upon thousands of books beckons them and their witch drawn map to find the book that will set them free.
However, such libraries charge a hefty price for their services.