The year is 1589. PCs are English sailors, soldiers, gentlemen, and their hangers on. A sudden TEMPEST struck whilst engaged with the galleon La Visitación de Nuestra Señora, and all hands lost beneath the waves. By the grace of GOD, you awake to find yourself and several comrades washed safely ashore on an unfamiliar beach. There are two suns in the sky.
O Brave New World is a setting riff for the Lamentations of the Flame Princess role-playing game that casts the player characters in the role of Elizabethan sailors who have been shipwreck'd on Carcosa, an alien planet of zarjaz science-fantasy. It includes house rules and equipment lists for Elizabethan characters.