Speculative fiction is a broad umbrella category of narrative fiction referring to any fiction story that includes elements, settings and characters whose features are created out of imagination and speculation rather than based on attested reality and everyday life. That encompasses the genres of science fiction, fantasy, science fantasy, horror, alternative history, and magic realism.
During a quarrelsome journey across India two men in search of very
different destinies encounter gods, demons and mythological creatures.
The tale is set against a backdrop of animated machines, airships of
silk and ancient legends brought to life.