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Perhaps users of arcane magic would count as "augmented" because there is a strong connection between technology and arcane magic on Verces. It´s a bit far fetched, but sounds somehow reasonable.
Of course! This reminds me a bit of "Desolation Road" by Ian McDonald, wich could be, together with it´s semi-sequel "Ares Express" also a source of great inspiration for Verces! (Desolation featured a artificial godess with a whole bunch of solar-powered, cybernetic angels).
Divine casters as God-Vessels seems obvious enough, but do druids that don't follow a specific deity get rolled into that as well? Possibly with them being seen as embodying a divine force, nature in this case?
I think, vercite druids would be found mostly outside civilised areas. This whole thing about the godvessel-caste could be a very urban insitution. While vercite clerics of the godvessel-caste can be found mostly within the vast cities of Verces, the druids would dwell in remote or rural areas. Maybe, their ancient religion is considered a thing of the past in the cities...
How is the passage of time percieved, as colored by the views of their ancestors that didn't have clocks? Possibly some form of satellite, be it moon or otherwise? Or some other form of natural/magical atmospheric phenomenon that happens with dependable regularity?
Maybe, it´s the moon? Does Verces have a moon?I also imagined, that Verces was not tidaly locked naturally. Before the Twins collided to form the Diaspora, Verces rotated just like the other worlds of the golarian system. Then, just after the collision of the twins, Verces was hit by several asteroids and the massive impacts stopped it´s rotation. The then primitive civilisation on Verces just survived barely. Nowadays, there are several legends and myths about the "time of the moving sun", but mostly, life on Verces got used to the eternal day (or night).
Beside this, I wonder, if the Stewards would make a great campaign-background. I could imagine them to be a mixture between the UN-forces, the X-Com, SHIELD and so on. While most nations on Verces live in peace together, a lot of otherworldly forces try to destroy the Ring-Nations and vercite civilisation in general. So the Stewards are constantly battling infiltrators from Eox, Demons or agents of the dark tapestry...