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Dreamwielder
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Dreamwielder
The Dreamwielder Chronicles, Book 1
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"Blends the high adventure and courtly intrigue of the classic epic fantasy with a fresh, new magic born of the infinite and dangerous power of dreams" (Misty Massey, author of Mad Kestrel).

In a world shrouded by soot and smoke, young Makarria has literally been forbidden to dream . . .

Legend has foretold the demise of Emperor Thedric Guderian at the hands of a sorceress with royal blood, and the Emperor has made it his legacy to stamp out all magic from the Sargothian Empire in favor of primitive coal fired smelters and steam powered machines. When Guderian's minions discover a Dreamwielder on a seaside farmstead, a chain of events forces Guderian's new threat—the young Makarria—to flee from her home and embark upon an epic journey where her path intertwines with that of Princess Taera, her headstrong brother, Prince Caile, and the northman Siegbjorn, who captains a night-flying airship.

Dogging their every step is the part-wolf, part-raven sorcerer, Wulfram, and Emperor Guderian, himself, a man who has the ability to stint magic and a vision to create a world where the laws of nature are beholden to men and machines. Only by learning to control the power she wields can Makarria save her newfound companions and stop the Emperor from irreversibly exterminating both the magic in humans and their bond with nature.

"I enjoyed this book immensely. It's fast-paced, colorful, and richly detailed." —James P. Blaylock, World Fantasy Award winner

"Blends the high adventure and courtly intrigue of the classic epic fantasy with a fresh, new magic born of the infinite and dangerous power of dreams" (Misty Massey, author of Mad Kestrel).

In a world shrouded by soot and smoke, young Makarria has literally been forbidden to dream . . .

Legend has foretold the demise of Emperor Thedric Guderian at the hands of a sorceress with royal blood, and the Emperor has made it his legacy to stamp out all magic from the Sargothian Empire in favor of primitive coal fired smelters and steam powered machines. When Guderian's minions discover a Dreamwielder on a seaside farmstead, a chain of events forces Guderian's new threat—the young Makarria—to flee from her home and embark upon an epic journey where her path intertwines with that of Princess Taera, her headstrong brother, Prince Caile, and the northman Siegbjorn, who captains a night-flying airship.

Dogging their every step is the part-wolf, part-raven sorcerer, Wulfram, and Emperor Guderian, himself, a man who has the ability to stint magic and a vision to create a world where the laws of nature are beholden to men and machines. Only by learning to control the power she wields can Makarria save her newfound companions and stop the Emperor from irreversibly exterminating both the magic in humans and their bond with nature.

"I enjoyed this book immensely. It's fast-paced, colorful, and richly detailed." —James P. Blaylock, World Fantasy Award winner

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  • Garrett Calcaterra is an author of dark speculative fiction. His books include Dreamwielder, The Roads to Baldairn Motte, and Umbral Visions. In addition, his short work has appeared in dozens of magazines, journals, and anthologies. He is a member of the National Writers Union and teaches writing at various academic institutions. When not writing, he enjoys hiking with his two dogs and quaffing good beer.

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