Work Sets You Free [Dramatized Adaptation]
Christopher Walker, Bradley Smith, Terence Aselford, Thomas Penny, Nanette Savard, Richard Rohan, A Full Cast, Eva Wilhelm, James Konicek, David Coyne, Christopher Scheeren, Elizabeth Jernigan, Michael John Casey, Todd Scofield, Michael Glenn, Kimberly Gilbert, Ren Kasey
"Work Sets You Free", by David Barnett, is an original short story featuring the protagonist of the forthcoming novel Gideon Smith and the Mechanical Girl (Tor Books [US] and Snowbooks [UK], September 2013). Gideon is a young fisherman in Yorkshire, England, in an alternate 1890, who embarks on a journey to find Captain Lucian Trigger, the famed Hero of the Empire, to deal with a mystery plaguing his home village. This story takes place as the naive Gideon sets off for London, but on the way encounters a very dark side to the British Empire's insatiable hunger for resources...