Cabbarus, the chief minister, has practically taken over the government, ording things that the King would never think of doing. Theo escapes the town he grew up in as a criminal because he published a pamphlet without getting clearence for it and because he almost killed a Royal inspector. After escaping he runs into Count Las Bombas and Musket, the people who wanted the pamphlet published, and they travel together. In another city they meet Mickle, a street theif with a mysterious past. Theo decides to leave Count Las Bombas and wants to ask Mickle to come with but doesn't. Later Theo meets Florian who wants to over throw the government.
The review of this Book prepared by Kat Jen
In the kingdom of Westmark, a printer's apprentice named Theo suddenly finds himself on the wrong side of the law when police loyal to the scheming, authoritarian Chief Minister Cabbarus threaten to destroy his master's printer, and his master fights back. He is forced to flee the capital city, and makes friends with a showman and his servant, and they are later joined by a street girl named Mickle, who has a very mysterious past. After a series of adventures, they are captured by Cabbarus and learn that the power-hungry Chief Minister is manipulating the king, who has been grieving for his dead daughter for six years, and that he wants them to play a part in his rise to power.
The review of this Book prepared by Rob