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.
In a world riddled with the destruction of men and machines
alike, Thaddeus Sharpe takes to the streets of St. Petersburg, geared
toward the hunt of his life…
Sharpe’s life is dedicated to the hunting and killing of clockworkers.
When a mysterious young woman named Sofiya Ekk approaches him with a
proposition from a powerful employer, he cannot refuse. A man who calls
himself Mr. Griffin seeks Thad’s help with mad clockwork scientist Lord
Havoc, who has molded a dangerous machine. Mr. Griffin cares little if
the evil Lord lives or dies; all he desires is Havoc’s invention.
Thad’s arrival at Havoc’s laboratory, he is met with a chilling
discovery. Havoc is not only concealing his precious machine; he has
been using a young child by the name of Nikolai for cruel experiments.
Locked into a clockwork web of intrigue, Thad must decipher the
dangerous truth surrounding Nikolai and the chaos contraption before