And now, five reasons I love steampunk.
1. Floating mechanical castles
2. Because where else can you take over the world with only science and a really awesome facemask?
4. Because you can introduce a guy with a mechanical arm, and nobody ever asks how it works.
Arm and photo courtesy of Phillip Valdez
(Seriously, I don't know what's wrong with me either, but LOOK AT THESE! AREN'T THEY AWESOME?)