An Anomaly of The Art
The clockwork spirit vessel "HammerFist".
This vessel is capable of shifting planes among other things. Its makers have bade it to explore distant planes of reality and establish trade relations with its various peoples. It has also been tasked to evaluate skilled combat veterans for the possibility of taking samples from them, with which to imbue other vessels to come.
This vessel, like others of its kind, must operate within the parameters of its established Command Directives.
This vessel often communicates by using project alternate image to project an illusory figure of a dignified naval officer in a black woolen cap, navy blue long coat, high leather boots, standing six feet tall, with caucasian features, tanned skin, wizened blue eyes and a distinguished salt and pepper beard. This figure speaks in a steady baritone voice and is courteous and well spoken.
The image below reflects this construct's alternate automaton form. (6'5" and 300 lbs.) It typically wears some manner of humanoid attire and wields various devices, tools and weapons consistent with what can be found within its place of origin and among the various worlds and realms that it can reach.