London, 1914: The leaders of the radical women's rights movement are fugitives from the law. Their last line of defense is the secret society of "Amazons": women trained in the martial art of bartitsu and sworn to defend their leaders from arrest and assault. In this issue: A smashing tale of street-fighting suffragettes. The Amazons' tactics and fighting skills are put to the test in escalating conflicts with the London and Glasgow police.
After a series of daring escapes and battles with the police, the stakes rise dramatically when the Amazons are forced into a deadly game of cat and mouse against an aristocratic, utopian cult . . .
• Persephone Wright, a "fallen woman" who will protect those she loves at all costs
• "Flossie" Le Mar, a rough-diamond adventuress from New Zealand
• Katie "Sandwina" Brumbach, a fiercely loyal Austrian wrestler and strongwoman
• Toupie Lowther, a cunning, cross-dressing woman of means
• Judith Lee, a proud Anglo-Chinese socialite and amateur detective
• Kitty Marshall, a quick-witted teenager who keeps her radicalism secret from her wealthy family
• Miss Sanderson, an enigmatic "governess" with an appetite for violence