Aeryn Rudel is a writer from Tacoma, Washington. He is the author of the Acts of War novels published by Privateer Press, and his short fiction has appeared in Dark Matter Magazine, On Spec, and Pseudopod, among others. He recently released the flash fiction collection Night Walk & Other Dark Paths with The Molotov Cocktail. Aeryn is a passionate dinosaur nerd, a baseball fanatic, and knows far more about swords than is healthy or socially acceptable. Learn more about his work at www.rejectomancy.com or on Twitter @Aeryn-Rudel.