T.B. Schmid lives in upstate New York with his wife, two children, and two Norwegian Elk Hounds. He and author R.Wade Hodges formed Lions of the Empire in 2014 to promote their collaborative "Fate's Crucible" series. Book One, entitled "Beyond the Burning Sea" was released on 9/20/16, and there are at least two additional books in production. "Feral" was his first published work.