Matthew Alan Thyer is an SFF author whose fiction has appeared in Oriental Excess, Windrift Books, Future Chronicles, and Kindle Worlds anthologies. He is an Army veteran who served as a signals intelligence analyst. He also worked as an operations engineer, wild-land firefighter, back-country ranger, kayak guide and river rat. Matt’s hobbies include trail running, backpacking, skiing, mountaineering, bicycling, and paragliding. Feed this author dark chocolate for short prose, good books, and coffee for something longer.