The White Wolf's Secret (aka In the Service of the Boyar)

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Earlier 20th Century

Jason Graff

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In the land of the Boyar (Dracula), a boy will fall in love and become much more than a man.


Action,Horror,Folktale,Young Adult,Fantasy,Drama,Romance

Short Summary

A group of traveling workmen see their camp set ablaze by a group of farmers. They begin their journey to their next job in the land of Dracula.

Two lycanthrope lovers running for their lives flee to Russia where the revolution of 1916 is about to begin. There they find an orphaned baby who in feeding their milk to make part of their family.


The Carpathians

Based on a True Story


Plot - Premise

Internal Journey/Rebirth,Quest

Plot - Other Elements

Meaningful Message, Philosophical Questions, Twist, Coming of Age,Coming of Age,Philosophical Questions,Twist

Mature Audience Themes

Extreme Violence

Main Character Details

Name: Fifika

Age: 14

Gender: Female

Role: Protagonist

Key Traits: Beautiful, Confident, Honorable, Outspoken, Selfless, Adventurous, Empathetic, Extraordinary Powers and Abilities, Romantic, Secretive, Sophisticated, Underdog, Unapologetic, Heroic, Perseverance, Strong Moral Code, Badass, Complex, Decisive, Educated, Leader, Seductive, Visionary,Adventurous,Aspiring,Badass,Aggressive,Charming,Complex,Confident,Decisive,Empathetic,Gracious,Engaging,Outspoken,Secretive,Sophisticated,Strong Moral Code,Leader,Educated,Heroic

Additional Character Details

Name: Unnamed Narrator

Age: 14

Gender: Male

Role: Sidekick

Key Traits: Romantic, Educated, Engaging, Funny, Obedient, Underdog, Faithful, Insecure, Naive, Clumsy, Desperate, Flexible, Gracious, Modest,Clumsy,Charming,Underdog,Obedient,Engaging,Honorable,Naive,Funny,Outspoken

Additional Character Details

Name: The Boyar (aka Count Dracula)

Age: 485

Gender: Male

Role: mentor

Key Traits: Blunt, Engaging, Lone Wolf, Visionary, Sophisticated, Complex, Confident, Crazy, Educated, Empathetic, Gracious, Leader, Desperate, Narcissistic, Secretive, Skillful, Charming, Extraordinary Powers and Abilities, Romantic, Strong Moral Code,Charming,Masculine,Narcisstic,Complex,Desperate,Empathetic,Engaging,Romantic,Visionary,Strong Moral Code,Lone Wolf,Educated,Honorable,Leader

Additional Character Details

Name: Aberama

Age: 28

Gender: Male

Role: antagonist

Key Traits: Villainous,Underdog,Narcisstic,Blunt,Power Hungry,Skillful,Outspoken,Strong Moral Code,Manipulative,Leader,Desperate,Criminal,Complex

Development Pitch

The story of Dracula as told from the perspective of the workers he hires to dig the earth from beneath his ancestral home. In their midst is a family who come from a line of werewolves. Fifika, the daughter and youngest of this clan, must save her father and the boy who grows up to be her partner, even if she cannot save the Boyar (Count Dracula) h imself.

About The Author

Jason Graff’s debut novel Stray Our Pieces, published by Waldorf Publishing in the fall of 2019, concerns a woman extricating herself from motherhood. In early 2020, heckler, about lives colliding at a struggling hotel, will be released by Unsolicited Press. His short fiction has appeared in many journals, most recently: The Piltdown Review and Quarterly West. He lives in Richardson, TX, with his wife and their son.

Target Audiences

Age: 18-34

Target Gender: Universal

Group Specific

Dracula fans

Publishing Details

Status: Yes: with a Publisher

Publisher: Strange Fictions Press

Year Published: 2016

Hard Copy Available