Generally speaking, this particular realm of fantasy employs either a Victorian or Edwardian setting. Same timeframe as Steampunk, but with a focus on fantasy elements. Ex: The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen, Van Helsing
Vanus Kaufman has diamond eyes; everyone thinks he's a daemon. Three days before he is to turn eighteen and leave the orphanage, he discovers he is the heir to a powerful dynasty. In the blink of an eye, he finds himself surrounded by wealth, fame, and power beyond anything he could imagine. But even for a powerful magician the city of Vaylin is a dangerous and corrupt place. If Vanus wants to keep what is his, he will have to fight for it.
Nicklaus and Fieo are drawn to each other, but so much stands between them and joining in besedad. Nick has some very real fears to work through, but will he have the time and space he needs to overcome his past? Fieo's mission to find the Collectors will take them far from Caeorleia and stress on their already tenuous relationship.
Will their journey tear them apart or finally bring them together?
Will’s an aberration—the only beta to be born in 100 years. The city used to be powered by a machine invented by the last known beta, Schvesla. The monarchy has employed countless craftsmen for a century, but no one can make it run. The city relies on steam power, but now Will has reached his full potential there's a chance he might be the one to return the city to the golden era. He's smarter than any other person alive, but will that be enough?