French-born Aliette de Bodard writes SF and fantasy in English–her second language. Her work has appeared in Interzone and other professional venues.
Rikk Hoister and his cousins are the pinnacle of human evolution, cloned geniuses with powerful paranormal abilities. Life is good–until ships and soldiers of the Terran Empire invade their homeworld and take most of the Hoister Family captive.
David Lee Summers is an author whose writing spans a wide range of the imaginative from science fiction to steampunk to horror. When he’s not writing, he operates telescopes at Kitt Peak National Observatory.