Professor Crackle and his assistant Miss Titania Bang have arrived in Darwin to meet with an informant. Their friend is providing them cover by playing in a local cricket match, if only they can arrive on time. But a lot can happen during a simple walk in the park.
This story is a teaser for my upcoming Adventures of Crackle & Bang series. It provides a taste of the world of the Eternal Empress. This is one of several short stories available in the Special Steampunk Issue of FlagShip. The text only version of the magazine is available at for the Kindle for just $3.49. Audio version will be available soon.