HAWTHORNE: Chronicles of the Brass Hand is the story of young Edgar J. Hawthorne as he sets out on a journey to the Royal Observatory at the Cape of Good Hope, South Africa. His mission: to investigate the Great Moon Hoax of 1835. Traveling with the Royal Air Brigade on the Stratos, Edgar and the crew are attacked. Outnumbered the Stratos is forced down into the deep jungles of Africa. In the attempt to discover the truth behind the attack Edgar unearths a secret so colossal and far-reaching that it will change his life forever.