Former SFWA President Jerry Pournelle (b.1933) died on September 8.
Heroes aren’t always as they seem; often they’re ordinary people reacting to circumstances beyond their control or pursuing their only option. These stories upend traditional concepts of courage, honor, love, death, enchantment, and terror.
Paul Witcover is the author of the novels Waking Beauty, Tumbling After, Dracula: Asylum, The Emperor of All Things, and The Watchman of Eternity, plus a collection, Everland. He has been a finalist for the Nebula, World Fantasy, and Jackson awards.