Introducing another of the new characters, Isabella. Steam powered adventurer and all round troublemaker.
By now Bella had joined the others, standing alongside Adam and looking amazingly unconcerned. “Wind me up…” Bella hissed out the side of her mouth, as the menacing, although still very odd, strongman strode towards them.
“Wind… me… up, quickly!” This time Bella gestured with her thumb back to the spot where her brass arm was locked into place just below her right shoulder. To his surprise, (although he was increasingly wondering why anything surprised him anymore), Adam saw a handle. Other than the fact it was stuck out of someone’s back, it reminded him of the key used to wind the old clock that had taken pride of place on his mother’s bedside table for years.