Centuries ago a mysterious family of mad geniuses split into five clans; feuding, hiding, hording their secrets of fighting and art, magic and science. Now at the dawn of the mechanical 19th century, only the five clans united can hold back the blood-red tide of industrial apocalypse. Unless they dive into it lau...
On a bomb-threatened Spaceport hovering above Earth, Dorothea arrives from Mars with an expiring passport. Her credentials are bad, her memory poor, and her cat already shuttled along with her luggage. Dorothea is at a loss. Spaceport Security takes control, hauling the questionable traveler into the one interrogation...Completed