By Evangeline Denmark
Grey Haward has constantly detested the Chemists, the magicians-come-scientists who rule her small western city. yet she has constantly the principles, taking the potion the Chemists ration out that is helping the town’s humans live to tell the tale. A potion that gray suspects she—like her grandfather and father—may now not truly need.
By operating at her grandfather’s fix store, sorting the small gears and dusting the curio cupboard within, gray has attempted to stick unnoticed—or as left out as a tall, powerful woman can in a city of diminutive, underdeveloped voters. Then her ally, Whit, is stuck through the Chemists’ enforcers after attempting to guard gray one evening, and after seeing the level of his punishment, unexpectedly taking hazards turns out the single choice she will make.
But with the danger comes the truth that the Chemists understand her family’s mystery, and the Chemists quickly choose to use her for his or her personal reasons. Panicked, gray retreats to the one secure position she knows—her grandfather’s store. There, even if, a bigger mystery confronts her while her contact unlocks the outdated curio cupboard within the nook and divulges an international the place porcelain and clockwork everyone is actual. There, she might locate the most important that could retailer Whit’s lifestyles and in addition finish the Chemists’ darkish rule forever.