In Europe, amid the chaos of the Victorian period, there is a circus. A circus that differs from the many out there. The reason? Everyone in it is what one might consider "freaks." With a range from fantastic creatures to humans who are not accepted among their peers, the Black Ink Show is unique in every way. Led by the ringmaster
Alan Ciarán, a hybrid Fae with the ability to change shape, the
The circus welcomes a new member, Cailean Duff, an 11-year-old boy who was abandoned at the door of the Black Ink Show after being bitten by a stranger.
As he tries to adapt to a whole new life and a supernatural reality far from anything she has ever known, Cailean will learn the harsh reality of a circus performer's life, make friends, and most of all, he will learn to open up, accept differences and which families can come in all shapes and sizes, and sometimes from the most unlikely places.