By Phil Foglio, Kaja Foglio
Intrigue! Subterfuge! Circus Folk!
In a time whilst the economic Revolution has escalated into all-out battle, mad technology principles the world… with combined success.
With assistance from Krosp, Emperor of All Cats, Agatha has escaped from the large airship often called fort Wulfenbach. After crashing their break out dirigible, Agatha and Krosp fall in with grasp Payne's Circus of experience, a touring troupe of performers devoted to staging Heterodyne shows—dramatizations of the exploits of invoice and Barry Heterodyne and their allies—who are blind to Agatha’s connection to the Heterodyne line.
Pursued by way of the ruthless Baron Klaus Wulfenbach, his good-looking son Gil, and their minions (not to say Othar Tryggvassen, Gentleman Adventurer), Agatha hides in undeniable sight one of the circus folks, servicing their clanks and proving herself adept in acting the function of Lucrezia Mongfish, nemesis to—and later spouse of—Barry Heterodyne. She additionally starts off education lower than Zeetha, swordmistress and princess of the misplaced urban of Skifander. jointly, Agatha, Krosp, and the performers shuttle around the treacherous desolate tract of war-torn Europa, in the direction of Mechanicsburg, and the ancestral domestic of the Heterodynes—Castle Heterodyne.
But with many perils status in her way—including Wulfenbach’s crack troops, mysterious Geisterdamen, savage Jägermonsters, and the fabled typhoon King—it’s going to take greater than a spark of Mad technological know-how for Agatha to get through…
From Phil and Kaja Foglio, creators of the a number of WCCA and Hugo Award-winning webcomic woman Genius, comes Agatha H and the Clockwork Princess, a gaslamp delusion stuffed to bursting with event! Romance! And Mad technological know-how!
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