Open main menu

BattleTechWiki β

Dissimulate Wanderer

Emblem-important.svg Apocryphal Product
Although it is an official BattleTech product, the subject of this article does not meet the current criteria for Canon for the BattleTech universe.
See the article's section on Canonicity for details.

Dissimulate Wanderer cover.jpg
Dissimulate Wanderer
Product information
Type Novella
Author Randall N. Bills
Pages 71 (EPUB edition)
Cover artwork David Kerber
Publication information
Publisher MechaPub Inc
First published 02 December 2019
Era Succession Wars era
Timeline 2 July 2995 - 11 December 3006
Series MechWarrior 5: Origins
Preceded by Contested Dreams
Followed by Knives in the Dark

Dissimulate Wanderer, subtitled A MechWarrior 5 Origins Series Story, Installment 5, is an original BattleTech novella penned by Randall N. Bills. It was released in electronic format on 02 December 2019.

The MechWarrior 5 Origins series is offered as a free tie-in product supporting the MechWarrior 5: Mercenaries computer game; the individual stories narrate the backgrounds of important characters from the game.


This novella is a promotional publication going with MechWarrior 5 and, like MechWarrior 5, derives from Piranha Games' license to BattleTech video games instead of the (distinct) "mainline" BattleTech license held by Catalyst Game Labs. As such it does not meet the criteria for canon in the "mainline" BattleTech universe and is therefore flagged as apocryphal.

Plot summaryEdit

Featured CharactersEdit

Featured BattleTechEdit


Aerospace FightersEdit


Featured PlacesEdit