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Before Badin and the Secret of the Saami is released on May 1, 2017, you may purchase exclusive PDF Mini-Sagas about the backgrounds of important characters  and plot elements in the Graphic Novel. These are short stories less than 50 words and will not be included in the Graphic Novel. However, they will entertain with captivating art, prose and clues about  Badin and the secret of the Saami.

The Story

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In this fast-paced 18th century historical fiction graphic novel, the Swedish Queen’s adopted African son, Badin, leads his siblings on an adventure to save the future of humanity.

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Discover the main characters for Badin and the Secret of the Saami and follow their lives leading up to the release of the graphic novel real time through their Twitter accounts and Facebook Page.

Learn about the world of Badin and the Secret of the Saami,

the real Couschi Adolf Badin

and the author/illustrator, Eric Basir.

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Badin and the Secret of the Saami

Mini-Saga 1: Vaarvaa

The first historical fiction account in the series reveals  how the ancient ancestors of the Saami people overcame their arch-enemies and how it related to the end of the last ice age almost 10,000 years ago. The first clues to the puzzle of the Secret of the Saami are revealed here.  It includes an introduction by author/artist Eric Basir and extensive glossary of terms with fictional and real historical information.

For a limited time, get this and the Traveler Mini-Saga for free when you join the email list.

Mini-Saga 2: Traveler

Traveler is an historical fiction account of 10th century Arab explorer Ahmed son of Fadlan and his discovery of the Saami people and a new, more dangerous enemy than they had in the time of Vaarvaa. It includes clues about the Secret of the Saami, short story prose and extensive glossary of terms with fictional and real historical information.

For a limited time, get this and the Vaarvaa Mini-Saga for free when you join the email list.

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Mini-Saga 3: Kraken

This third Mini-Saga for Badin and the Secret of the Saami takes place on September 1, 1761. It introduces the story's antagonist and the controversy involved in justifications for war and genocide. It includes an extensive glossary of terms with fictional and real historical information relating to the Kraken Mini-Saga.

Mini-Saga 4: Mirror

In this final Mini-Saga leading up to events in the graphic novel Badin and the Secret of the Saami, the main character, Badin, makes his appearance.  It includes an extensive glossary of terms with fictional and real historical information relating to Mirror and the uniqueness of Sweden as a home for adoptees from Africa and Asia.

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Vaarvaa Mini-Saga
Traveler Mini-Saga
Kraken Mini-Saga
Mirror Mini-Saga
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Badin and the Secret of the Saami

In this fast-paced 18th century historical fiction graphic novel, the Swedish Queen’s adopted African son, Badin, leads his siblings on an adventure to save the future of humanity.

Readers will get a closer look at this unique African orphan of Swedish nationality, his mother the Queen, Saami elder Gaaktu, and be inspired by all that he learns along the way.

The story also features characters from Swedish history such as Queen Lovisa Ulrika, King Adolf Frederick, King Gustav III, Princess Sofia Albertina, and an obscure, but special peasant child known as Anna Olsdotter.

Available May 1, 2017

Badin and the Secret of the Saami: The Mini-Sagas Compilation

Badin and the Secret of the Saami: The Mini-Sagas is the prequel for the historical fiction graphic novel Badin and the Secret of the Saami. Each Mini-Saga features important characters in the graphic novel, along with glossaries and history explaining real and fictional details. The contents of the Mini-Sagas are exclusive and not included in the graphic novel. Vaarvaa reveals how the ancient ancestors of the Saami people overcame their arch-enemies and how it related to the end of the last ice age almost 10,000 years ago. Traveler is an account of 10th century Arab explorer Ahmed son of Fadlan and his discovery of the Saami people and a new, more dangerous enemy than they had in the time of Vaarvaa. Kraken takes place on September 1, 1761. It introduces the story's antagonist and the controversy involved in justifications for war and genocide. In the Mirror Mini-Saga the main character of the graphic novel, Badin, makes his appearance. Available in paperback (blue button) or PDF eBook (orange button).

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