Come inside and take a seat; the show is
about to begin . . .
Outside any city still standing, the Mechanical Circus Tresaulti
sets up its tents. Crowds pack the benches to gawk at the
brass-and-copper troupe and their impossible feats: Ayar the Strong
Man, the acrobatic Grimaldi Brothers, fearless Elena and her
aerialists who perform on living trapezes. War is everywhere, but
while the Circus is performing, the world is magic.
That magic is no accident: Boss builds her circus from the bones
out, molding a mechanical company that will survive the unforgiving
But even a careful ringmaster can make mistakes.
Two of Tresaulti's performers are trapped in a secret standoff
that threatens to tear the Circus apart, just as the war lands on
their doorstep. Now they must fight a war on two fronts: one from
the outside, and a more dangerous one from within . . .