Larry Correia is an award-winning competitive shooter, a movie-prop-gun master, and was an accountant for many years. He is the creator of the Wall Street Journal and New York Times best-selling Monster Hunter series, with first entry Monster Hunter International, as well as urban fantasy hardboiled adventure saga, the Grimnoir Chronicles, with first entry Hard Magic, and epic fantasy series The Saga of the Forgotten Warrior, with first entry Son of the Black Sword. Correia lives in Utah with his wife and family. Mike Kupari is the author of debut science fiction novel Her Brother's Keeper, as well as coauthor, with Larry Correia, of the best-selling Dead Six miltary advanture series including Dead Six, Swords of Exodus, and Alliance of Shadows. Mike grew up in Michigan's Upper Peninsula and enlisted in the military at the age of seventeen. Mike left the U.S. Air Force, where he did two tours as an Explosive Ordnance Disposal Technician. Mike also served six years in the Army National Guard. He has worked as a security contractor with several firms, did a tour in Southwest Asia with a private military company, and is an NRA certified firearms instructor.