Devices and Desires (Engineer Trilogy, Bk. 1) : When an engineer is sentenced to death for a petty transgression of Guild law, he flees the city, leaving behind his wife and daughter. Forced into exile, he seeks a terrible vengeance - one that will leave a trail of death and destruction in its wake. But he will not be able to achieve this by himself. He must draw up his plans using the blood of others. . . . This is the extraordinary tale of a man who engineers a war to be reunited with his family.