Tinker Thompson has been an orphan all her life. Her mother gave up on the minute she was born and her father remained unknown. She's lived the orphanage and the closer she gets to being adopted the closer it gets for her being rejected. She is a steampunk mad scientist with crazy inventions and they always end up exploding in her face, she was born to talk to animals the only friends she has are Avalon a Burmese python, a raven name Vladimir and a bugger crocodile named Cornelius. tanker is 17 and still hasn't been adopted yet but one day she gets adopted to a family what will happen next?