Parts: A Steampunk Tale - Part 1: Egg by Autumn Nicole Bradley
Approx. 9,400 words.
Published on August 18, 2011.
When Professor Grey was invited to the mechanical biology symposium, he thought he had finally gained the respect of his peers. In truth, his colleagues simply could not be bothered. Their loss, for that was where the professor met the brilliant (and by all accounts sociopathic) Doctor Ileana Winthrop, and his mechanomorphosis began.