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Gray Rinehart

Gray Rinehart writes stories, songs, and other things. He is the only person to have commanded an Air Force satellite tracking station, written speeches for Presidential appointees, and had music on The Dr. Demento Show. He is currently a contributing editor (the “Slushmaster General”) for Baen Books.

Gray is the author of the lunar colonization novel Walking on the Sea of Clouds, and his short fiction has appeared in Analog Science Fiction & Fact, Asimov’s Science Fiction, Orson Scott Card’s Intergalactic Medicine Show, and multiple anthologies. As a singer/songwriter, he has two albums of mostly science-fiction-and-fantasy-inspired music.

During his rather odd USAF career, Gray fought rocket propellant fires, refurbished space launch facilities, “flew” Milstar satellites, drove trucks, encrypted nuclear command and control orders, commanded the largest remote tracking station in the Air Force Satellite Control Network, and did other interesting things. His alter ego is the Gray Man, one of several famed ghosts of South Carolina’s Grand Strand, and his web site is graymanwrites.com.

Steve White

Steve White was born in Norfolk, VA, in 1946 and served as a Naval Intelligence officer in the Mediterranean and in the Vietnam War Zone. He is a graduate of the University of Virginia Law School and an associate member of the Virginia Bar. He is well known for the best-selling Starfire military science fiction series with David Weber and, more recently, other collaborators. In addition, he has written a number of popular science fiction adventure novels for Baen, including the Jason Thanou series of time travel adventures that began with Blood of the Heroes and continues through Gods of Dawn, the sixth novel in the series. His other solo novels include Saint Antony’s Fire, an alternate-history fantasy set in Elizabethan times, and, most recently, Her Majesty’s American and Her Majesty’s Rebel, stories of interstellar intrigue set in the future of an alternate timeline in which the British Empire spans the stars. Steve lives in Charlottesville, VA. He is married and has three daughters, the youngest of whom he and his wife found and adopted in Russia… but that’s another story.

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