About the Author
Christian Cameron was born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, in 1962. He grew up in Rockport, Massachusetts; Iowa City, Iowa; and Rochester, New York, where he attended McQuaid Jesuit High School and later graduated from the University of Rochester with a degree in history. After the longest undergraduate degree on record (1980-87), he joined the United States Navy, where he served as an intelligence officer and as a backseater in S-3 Vikings in the First Gulf War, in Somalia, and elsewhere. After a dozen years of service, he became a full time writer in 2000. He lives in Toronto, Ontario, with his wife, Sarah, and their daughter, Beatrice. He may be found on the web at www.hippeis.com
Dmitry Bondarenko is a freelance illustrator, born in Moscow and raised in Toronto. A classically trained artist with certification from Sheridan College and OCAD University, his enthusiasm for history and material culture led him to a friendship with author Christian Cameron, with whom he has been producing artwork for Cameron’s Tyrant and Killer of Men series. Recently he has created artwork for the Red Knight series from Orion, set in a medieval fantasy universe. Bondarenko has also created artwork for numerous publications, television, and film. He may be found on the web at www.dmitryillustration.com.