Fertig gelesen: Kady Cross “The Girl with the …”
League of Extraordinary Gentle(wo)men done right, meets X-Men, meets Wild-Wild West. Larger-than-life steampunk universe with cheesy supervillain opponents forces a Mary-Sueish rich and overly able brooding enlisch Peer to form a team of mutants fighting the cunning “Machinst”, saving the Empire.
“The Girl in the Steel Corset ”, #1
Team formation, introduction of the mysterious supervillain, Storytelling Focus on Finley Jayne, the daugher of Dr. Jekyll/Mr. Hyde. Girl with Superpowers has to choose between the brooding rich guy with a dark secret and the smart and witty underworld boss.
“The Girl in the Clockwork Collar ”, #2
Team acts as a group, Storytelling Focus on Jasper Renn and the alleged murder in his background.
“The Girl with the Iron Touch ”, #3 (oder #5, mit den Kurzbüchern)
Storytelling Focus on Emily and her relationship to Sam, and also her machine empathy powers. Back in London, the story expands on The Machinist and his creations…
“The Girl with the Windup Heart ”, #4 (oder #7 mit den Kurzbüchern)
Storytelling Focus on the Mila No-longer-Droid, and finally a showdown on the Machinist Arc.
Cinematigraphic Steampunk Storytelling, cliche-ridden, but entertaining, provided that you do not read all the books in one go.