Couldn't have said it better than the comment below. I'm right before the last chapter now and only now I know the city like the back of my hand. Before that, it was horror.
Also, if you follow the quests from that automatom questgiver, know that you won't get rewarded for it. At all. No talking automaton praising the Builder or the Keeper. Nothing. Just a "thank you" from that tard. Gah.