About the Authors
Kirsten Potter has won several awards, including more than a dozen AudioFile Earphones Awards and been a three-time finalist for the prestigious Audie Award for best narration. Her work has been recognized by the National Foundation for Advancement in the Arts and by AudioFile magazine, among many others. She graduated with highest honors from Boston University and has performed on stage and in film and television, including roles on Medium, Bones, and Judging Amy.
Scott Brick, an acclaimed voice artist, screenwriter, and actor, has performed on film, television, and radio. He attended UCLA and spent ten years in a traveling Shakespeare company. Passionate about the spoken word, he has narrated a wide variety of audiobooks. winning won more than fifty AudioFile Earphones Awards and several of the prestigious Audie Awards. He was named a Golden Voice by AudioFile magazine and the Voice of Choice for 2016 by Booklist magazine.
Tobias Buckell is the New York Times bestselling author of The Tangled Lands, Crystal Rain, and Halo: The Cole Protocol. His other novels and more than fifty short stories have been translated into seventeen languages. Bucknell has been nominated for the Hugo, the Nebula, the Prometheus, and the Campbell Award for Best New Author. He lives with his family in Ohio.
Kevin Grace is the managing editor for 343
Industries. He works closely with
internal and external talent crafting new Halo
universe titles, including books,
comics, animation and games. In addition, he has partaken in the editing of Halo 3, Halo 3:
ODST and a variety of other
games published by Microsoft
Game Studios. He comes from a Midwestern attorney upbringing and now lives in Seattle, Washington with his wife Karen. He wrote the short story “The Return” in Halo: Evolutions.
Kelly Gay is the critically acclaimed author of the Charlie Madigan urban fantasy series, which includes The Better Part of Darkness, The Darkest Edge of Dawn, The Hour of Dust and Ashes, and Shadows before the Sun. She is a two-time Rita Award finalist, a 2010 finalist for Best First Book from the Southern Independent Booksellers Alliance, and a recipient of a North Carolina Arts Council fellowship grant in literature. She also writes as Kelly Keaton.
James Swallow is a bestselling author whose writing includes the Sundowners series of Western fiction steampunk novels and fiction from the worlds of Star Trek, Warhammer 40,000, Doctor Who, and Stargate, among others.
John Jackson Miller is a writer and game designer best known for his works in the Star Wars series. Miller is the author of Star Wars: Knight Errant and the Star Wars: Lost Tribe of the Sith story collection, as well as nine Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic graphic novels. His comics work includes writing for Iron Man, Mass Effect, Bart Simpson, and Indiana Jones. He lives in Wisconsin with his wife and two children.
Troy Denning is the New York Times bestselling author of multiple Star Wars: Fate of the Jedi novels: Abyss, Vortex, and Apocalypse; Star Wars: Tatooine Ghost; Star Wars: The New Jedi Order: Star by Star; the Star Wars: Dark Nest trilogy; and Star Wars: Legacy of the Force: Tempest, Inferno, and Invincible—as well as Pages of Pain, Beyond the High Road, The Summoning, and many other novels. He is a former game designer and editor.
Matt Forbeck has
worked full-time on games and fiction since 1989, when he graduated from the University
of Michigan with a degree in creative writing. He has designed collectible
card games, roleplaying games, miniatures games, board games, and logic systems
for toys and has directed voice-over work and written short fiction, comic
books, novels, screenplays, and computer game scripts and stories. Forbeck lives in Beloit, Wisconsin, with his wife Ann and their
children Marty, Pat, Nick, Ken, and Helen.
Christie Golden is the New York Times bestselling author of more than thirty novels, including Star Wars: Dark Disciple and the Star Wars: Fate of the Jedi novels Omen, Allies, and Ascension. Her media tie-in works include launching the Ravenloft line in 1991 with Vampire of the Mists, Fable: Edge of the World, more than a dozen Star Trek novels, and multiple World of Warcraft and StarCraft novels, including World of Warcraft: Thrall: Twilight of the Aspects and StarCraft II: Devils’ Due.