Uphelios is an alternative world setting used as the basis for the weekly online comic, Weaponry.
• The Golden Age of Piracy: Expansion of the British Empire, East India Trading Company, unprescendented activity of pirates, circa late 1700s to mid 1800s
• The Byzantine Empire: The splitting of the Church, Constantine and Constantinople, the crusades, the wealth and power of the Church, the Spanish Inquisition
• Hellenistic Greece: The age of classics, the nautical warring of many cultures and peoples, the ancient Mediterranean, myth and pagan practise, the discovery of new sciences and appreciation of art
• The Golden Courts of King Louis: The height of the Romantic Age, the excess and high society of the French Courts, 1600s-1700s, the Europe-central world view, rise of Empires and intrigues, start of the revolutions