Prequel of the Alchemist steampunk series. What happens when a goat, a man, a woman and a baby encounter each other during a train ride?Cyrus al-Yllia certainly isn’t looking for love. Nor a wife. He’s in enough trouble as is, an illegal immigrant with a baby in a foreign land, a baby that isn’t his. So he smuggles a goat in the train – to feed the baby, of course.But the enemies that want him and the baby dead won’t leave him alone. When a woman with sad eyes, and troubles of her own, joins him, Cyrus isn’t happy. He doesn’t want a companion – he wants to survive. But he doesn’t get to choose, as the inexplicable bond between the woman and the baby pulls them together.
There used to be one – Roma Nova – now there are two. Mélisende’s world is a rather young, freshly