As Calvin Rho remains hot on the trail of the suspected Anathema Malefactor, Zeke Maelstro, Calvin and Doctor Gottfried Lockyer are attacked by a mysterious group of Mistmen, led by James Ghode. The group drives the mistmen off and engage in a pursuit of their vehicle, crashing it but virtually losing the remains of Sylvester Kinely in the process.
After lying low for a day at the home of Nevi Makeen, a friend of Carlyle Constantinople the professor decides to pay a visit to Bricam University, where he is shown the mysterious object known to the researchers there, led by Professor Eli Jamison as “The Box.” Said to defy all natural reason and science, The Box may be the key to a new understanding of physics and mathematics. However, The Box emits a powerful effect, felt only by the group, and during a distraction caused by Zeke Maelstro the Professor attempts to make physical contact with the box.
It remains to be seen whether the professor’s contact with The Box spells doom for them all.
Doctor Lockyer has his hands full with a certain impossible object.
Zeke Maelstro has unintentionally managed to fix a critical component in the design of “The Doom Train.”
Carlyle has made a deal with LLoyd Webber to fence the Tear of Dalt-ahlia
Calvin is awaiting drop for an object that shall allow him to take alive the Anathema Malefactor and present him to the government