- Steampunk is a sub-genre of science fiction and speculative fiction, frequently featuring elements of fantasy, that came into prominence in the 1980s and early 1990s. The term denotes works set in an era or world wheresteam power is still widely used — usually the 19th century, and often Victorian era England — but with prominent elements of either science fiction or fantasy, such as fictional technological inventions like those found in the works of H. G. Wells and Jules Verne, or real technological developments like the computer occurring at an earlier date.
Afterwards, I had to dash off to dinner with friends who I also haven't seen since December. It was good night catching up. It was nice to see Carmi's mom. She's the sweetest lady and full of amazing stories. I love her to pieces.