From the back cover:
The Gothic Earth Gazetteer is a complete guide to the people and events that shaped the 1890's. An indispensable reference for any Masque of the Red Death campaign, it contains a wealth of knowledge including:
- Qabals: A look at nine of Gothic Earth's mysterious qabals.
- Headline News: A year-by-year account of the major events that made headlines around the world, each one a potential adventure.
- Who's Who: From A to Z, this collection of biographies brings the people from the 1890's to life.
- 1890's Calendar: A full-color, poster-sized calendar detailing all ten years of the most horrific decade in the history of Gothic Earth.
- Forbidden Lore: Revelations that unveil the macabre truth behind the people and events of the decade.
- Major Forces: Brief essays on the growth of spiritualism in the U.S. and Europe, the Native American Ghost Dancers, and other important elements of life on Gothic Earth.
- World Leaders: An at-a-glance reference table outlining who wields power.