L. E. Modesitt, Jr., is the bestselling
author of the fantasy series The Saga of Recluce, Corean
Chronicles, and the Imager Portfolio. His science fiction includes
Adiamante, the Ecolitan novels, the Forever Hero Trilogy,
and Archform: Beauty. Besides a writer, Modesitt has been
a U.S. Navy pilot, a director of research for a political campaign,
legislative assistant and staff director for a U.S. Congressman,
Director of Legislation and Congressional Relations for the U.S.
Environmental Protection Agency, a consultant on environmental,
regulatory, and communications issues, and a college lecturer. He
lives in Cedar City, Utah.