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Clockwork Dream

Clockwork Dream

2.2K Reads 164 Votes 15 Part Story
Haleigh By AGentlemanThief Updated Nov 09, 2015


Life inside the Clock Tower was simple enough for young inventor Leo Calloway. Until an unfortunate deal led to him being kidnapped, that is. Now held captive by a vindicitive pirate crew, Leo is forced to assist them in stealing a priceless piece of technology unlike anything the world has ever seen before. He could try to run, but as he spirals deeper into a world of madness and betrayal, he begins to realize that there is more at stake than just his life.

Alexandra, otherwise known as Alice, is a daring stowaway with a deadly secret, and she holds the key to the answers Leo desperately needs. Running from a past filled with nightmares she can't let herself remember, she is quickly swept up into a life of espionage and adventure. The past doesn't always stay buried though. Some truths are best taken to the grave; otherwise, they might come back to haunt you.

  • action
  • adventure
  • airship
  • artificial-intelligence
  • automaton
  • clockpunk
  • clockwork
  • flying
  • inventor
  • kidnapped
  • kidnapping
  • london
  • ornithopter
  • pirates
  • secrets
  • steampunk
  • stowaway
  • technology
  • thief
  • victorian
kaiadreamer kaiadreamer Jul 20, 2015
Great intro! I really enjoyed the way you manage to catch the reader's attention when you say he's being haunted.
                              And by the way, your summary/blurb is most excellent, one of the few here on Wattpad that is truly good.
                              keep writing!
CocoNichole CocoNichole May 13, 2015
Hey there! This is the first "steampunk" story I've checked out on Wattpad, so I'm new to this type of fiction. 
                              In general, I love the opening and the introduction of the protagonist. I think I'll need to read more before I can give a proper review, but I like what I've read so far :)
                              ~ Coco
DreamAdventurer DreamAdventurer Apr 06, 2015
I really love this story so far! You're such a fantastic writer and had me wanting to read more after the very first sentence :)
MattParker0708 MattParker0708 Dec 23, 2014
Overall your pacing and your use of language is pretty good. Noticed that this paragraph had repetition of this phrase.
                              I like the details that you include when describing the decrepit airship; the leaning, thr smell of escaped gas ect. Enjoyable read so far.
Edgeofsky Edgeofsky Sep 10, 2014
Wow, this is beautiful! I love the diction you choose as well as the dialogue you use between the characters. Each word they say reveals a bit about the person they are talking to and I like that subtleness. Good job!
HeartsOfIce HeartsOfIce Aug 14, 2014
Interest was captured fairly quick, which is good. it's not my type of genre but your writing style is really good !