By Phil Foglio, Kaja Foglio
The economic Revolution has escalated into all-out conflict. it's been eighteen years because the Heterodyne Boys, benevolent adventurers and inventors, disappeared below mysterious conditions. at the present time, Europe is governed via the Sparks, dynasties of mad scientists ruling over — and terrorizing — the hapless inhabitants with their strange innovations and unchecked energy, whereas the downtrodden dream of the Hetrodynes' return.
At Transylvania Polygnostic college, a beautiful, younger scholar named Agatha Clay turns out to don't have anything yet undesirable good fortune. Incapable of creating whatever that really works, yet devoted to her stories, Agatha turns out destined for a lackluster profession as a minor lab assistant. but if the college is overthrown via the ruthless tyrant Baron Klaus Wulfenbach, Agatha reveals herself a prisoner aboard his enormous airship fortress Wulfenbach — and it starts off to appear like she could hold a spark of Mad technology in spite of everything.
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Agatha H. and the Airship City (Girl Genius, Book 1) by Phil Foglio, Kaja Foglio