Clockwork Century #5
On Sale: November 13, 2012
Featuring: Rector "Wreck em" Sherman
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Rector ‚ÄúWreck ‚Äėem‚ÄĚ Sherman was orphaned as a toddler in the
Blight of 1863, but that was years ago. Wreck has grown up,
and on his eighteenth birthday, he‚Äôll be cast out out of the
And Wreck‚Äôs problems aren‚Äôt merelyabout finding a home. He‚Äôs
been quietly breaking the cardinal rule of any good drug
dealer and dipping into his own supply of the sap he sells.
He‚Äôs also pretty sure he‚Äôs being haunted by the ghost of a
kid he used to know‚ÄĒZeke Wilkes, who almost certainly died
six months ago. Zeke would have every reason to pester
Wreck, since Wreck got him inside the walled city of Seattle
in the first place, and that was probably what killed
him.Maybe it‚Äôs only a guilty conscience, but Wreck can‚Äôt
take it anymore, so he sneaks over the wall.
The walled-off wasteland of Seattle is every bit as bad as
he‚Äôd heard, chock-full of the hungry undead and utterly
choked by the poisonous, inescapable yellow gas. And then
there's the monster. Rector's pretty certain that whatever
attacked him was not at all human‚ÄĒand not a rotter, either.
Arms far too long. Posture all strange. Eyes all wild and
faintly glowing gold and known to the locals as simpley "The
In the process of tracking down these creatures, Rector
comes across another incursion through the wall‚ÄĒjust as
bizarre but entirely attributable to human greed. It seems
some outsiders have decided there's gold to be found in the
city and they're willing to do whatever it takes to get a
piece of the pie unless Rector and his posse have anything
to do with it.
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