By Ben Rovik
Petronaut Technician Horace Lundin doesn't think in magic... till he witnesses its strength first-hand.
From that time on, the steampunk scientist is fed on with an concept. What if magic didn’t need to be chaotic and messy and unreliable, just like the wizards who perform it? What if it may be so simple as throwing a swap?
Lundin and his colleagues placed their reputations at the line and construct a music-box magician, designed to solid the spells programmed into its steel disks.
But they can't continue their discovery within the defense of the workshop perpetually. while Princess Naomi is laid low through darkish magic, will or not it's human or clockwork wizardry that saves the day?
"Convincing and reasonable multidimensional characters... wealthy drama and intrigue... the discussion is witty and fast moving. i really loved Rovik’s work.” --Indie ebook web publication Database.
"It's continually a excitement to find an indie writer who is familiar with how one can inform a very good story..." --Mike Reeves-McMillan, writer of 'City of Masks'
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