Former SFWA President Jerry Pournelle (b.1933) died on September 8.
In Tabat, Beasts — magical creatures like dryads, minotaurs, and centaurs — question a social order forcing them into its lowest level. Meanwhile the city has lost one of its most beloved heroes, gladiator Bella Kanto.
Diana Pharaoh Francis writes urban and traditional fantasy with much adventure, romance, danger, and intrigue. Her books include the Path series, Diamond City Magic series, Crosspointe Chronicles, Horngate Witches, and Mission: Magic.