- Author: Kenneth Oppel
- Binding: PB
Mysterious flying creatures. Pirate attacks. Fantasy abounds in this Jules Verne-esque tale. Matt Cruse has spent his life as a cabin boy on an airship that ferries wealthy passengers through the air. One night he meets a dying balloonist whose ravings he can't fathom. A swashbuckling adventure in an imaginary dream world of treachery, heart and courage.