Former SFWA President Jerry Pournelle (b.1933) died on September 8.
A great hero, Jeeling is the scientific genius who built Skyship, a huge flying city that has been cleaning the atmosphere for decades—saving millions of lives. He is unfairly targeted in an assassination plot, risking a massive ecological disaster.
Brian K. Lowe is the author of the Stolen Future trilogy, the adventures of a 20th Century soldier trapped in the far future, hunted by those who want the secret of time travel. He has also written a primer on securities fraud for average investors.