In the second Zipper Chronicle, we meet Lady Kara Roffe, a wealthy heiress in a world reduced to a medieval level. She is at the mercy of her abusive uncle. When she is sent to Lord Hawkstead at Greenstone Manor her life spirals even more out of control. Strangers arrive from another dimension and the world of a plague stricken dimension is about to meet modern England.. More
Imagine for a moment the pivotal events of our past. What if things had gone a bit differently? What if da Vinci had discovered a way to harness electricity? What if Vikings had discovered America and stayed? What if a series of plagues are released from research facilities? What if all of these alternate scenarios came about in other dimensions and there are doorways allowing travel between these dimensions?
In the second Zipper Chronicle, the world has been reduced to a medieval level due to vast, sweeping plagues that hit the human population hard resulting in a regressed civilization. Roffe Stables produces superb horses in a different England, one once again dependent on horses. Lady Kara Roffe is the talent behind the success of the stables, which provide great wealth and prosperity for the Roffe family, though her overbearing, abusive uncle is the figurehead. If it became public knowledge that a girl was the mastermind running the breeding program it would mean the downfall of the stables.
Time is running out for Lord Roffe to maintain control over his niece and her great wealth so he hatches a diabolical scheme to keep her in his clutches forever by sending her to Lord Hawkstead at Greenstone Keep. Things do not go as Lord Roffe plans however. Not only does Lord Hawkstead not react as Lord Roffe did expect, shortly after her arrival at the keep strangers arrive in suspicious circumstances, strangers from another dimension. The world of a plague stricken dimension is about to meet modern England.
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