Gilliam was on the cusp of a breakthrough. The new compound he was developing would assuredly be desired by many. However, he was missing two key components: mandrake roots and fairy wings. Both were highly rare materials, yet Gilliam was willing to go through great lengths to obtain them. He, and the world, could wait no longer.
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Gilliam is an English surname, a variant of William, from a central French form in which w is replaced by g. Derived from the Germanic name Willahelm, which was composed of the elements wil "will, desire" and helm "helmet, protection".
Artwork by Marat Ars.