44 years before the dreamwielder Makarria was ever born, a young sorcerer saved a boy who became an emperor...
The shape-changing sorcerer Wulfram flees his war-ravaged homeland to track down the new heir of the Sargothian throne: Prince Thedric Guderian. Wulfram discovers the prince in Khail Sanctu, the heart of the Old World, but quickly realizes it will be no easy matter to return him to the Five Kingdoms and restore order. Although still a boy, Prince Guderian has much potential in him, and people of power have have already tried to sway him to their own selfish ends. When a wizened seer tells the prince he will one day become Emperor of the North, he accepts the help of Wulfram, but to what end and what purpose?
"WULFRAM" is a short story tie-in to DREAMWIELDER, the epic fantasy novel from Garrett Calcaterra, available from Diversion Books.
Garrett Calcaterra is author of the YA fantasy series The Dreamwielder Chronicles. His other full-length books include The Roads to Baldairn Motte and Umbral Visions. His short work has appeared in numerous anthologies, speculative-fiction magazines, and literary journals, including Confrontation, Writers’ Journal, Black Gate, Wet Ink, Pirates & Swashbucklers 1 & 2, Membrane SF, Arkham Tales, and Fracas: a collection of short fiction.
Garrett holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Applied Science from Pacific University and a Master of Fine Arts degree in creative writing from Chapman University. When not writing, he enjoys playing guitar in his band Wheel House, hiking with his two dogs, quaffing good beer, and enjoying life with his wife and best friend, Mandy.