The Dutchman Gerard van Oost and Yoruban Oludara are destined to become two of the greatest heroes in Brazilian history, but first, this unlikely pair must meet far from their homelands, in the central plaza of Salvador, capital of the fledgling colony.
Oludara, a slave, and Gerard, an outcast, must each outwit a legendary foe to overcome their pasts and forge a new future together.
“The Fortuitous Meeting” was a finalist for the Nebula Award in 2011. This is a 10,000 word novelette (approx. 40 pages).
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