Quest For Cock
All gearforged were once other creatures, now inhabiting standardized bodies with cylinders, springs, and articulated joints of varying quality. Each is made of iron, brass, and steel and as distinctive in appearance as other people differ by their hair and eyes. The gearforged are thinking creatures and can serve as city watchmen and soldiers. Gearforged have free will that separates them from other mechanical devices.
Native to Zobeck, the entire police force are executed criminals who willingly gave their soul to the clockwork watch to protect the city after death. Many others, mainly rich, have sought to extend their lives through this process.