Every city has its secrets. Ordinary people live their lives oblivious to the darkness that lurks just beneath the surface.
Every city has its secrets. Ordinary people live their lives oblivious to the darkness that lurks just beneath the surface. In a world with no heroes, no saviors, a woman is snatched from her idyllic existence by a man she had called a friend. Left floundering and with no good options, she must find her own way back to the light. Will she discover the path that leads her to redemption, or do all choices lead to despair?
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James Wainwright always considered himself a working-class engineer playing at detective, never taking the vocation for more than an idle hobby and opportunity to test some of his steampunk inventions. His investigations have always been more of a means of humoring his business partner, idle toff Alton Bartleby. That was before his adopted daughter Xin Yan was taken. More info →