David Weber is a science fiction phenomenon. His popular Honor Harrington space-opera adventures are "New York Times" bestsellers and can't come out fast enough for his devoted readers. Weber and his wife Sharon live in South Carolina. David Drake, bestselling author of the fantasy epic Lord of the Isles and several other novels, has been called "one of the most gifted users of historical and military raw material at work today" by the Chicago Sun-Times. He lives in Pittsboro, North Carolina. S. M. Stirling is the author of many science fiction and fantasy novels, including the Novels of the Change (The Given Sacrifice, Lord of Mountains, The Tears of the Sun, The High King of Montival, The Sword of the Lady, The Scourge of God, and The Sunrise Lands).