Mercedes Lackey is the New York Times best-selling author of the Bardic Voices series and the SERRAted Edge series (both Baen), the Heralds of Valdemar series (DAW), and many more. She was one of the first writers to have an online newsgroup devoted to her writing. Among her popular Baen titles are The Fire Rose, The Lark and the Wren, and The Shadow of the Lion (with Eric Flint and Dave Freer). She lives in Oklahoma.
Steve Libby was born in Cincinnati, Ohio, a few months before mankind landed on the Moon, and ever since his head has been elsewhere. He has worked as a graphic designer, a teacher of computer graphics, a web designer, and occasionally plays guitar with a seven piece funk band.
Cody Martin is originally from Scottsdale, Arizona, and currently resides in Florida, where he’s a self-described anarchist and avid gamer.
Dennis Lee was born in Seoul, Korea and was moved to Canada before the age of two. With a degree from the University of Toronto in pharmacology, he pursues a career in cell biology research when not writing about fantastical people and, of course, making them fight each other.