Technology stopped moving forward after the industrial revolution and the power that was England has taken over Europe, founding what is now known as Gallentia. Everything is now run by steam and clockwork and the fascist government has never been harsher. When Ophelia Langton gets the chance to take down the goverment, she jumps at the chance to escape from her mundane life. Then she meets David. An air pirate who has mastered the art of seduction and manipulation. Can she trust the man she has fallen for - or will he be the end of her and her friends?