Bill Campbell is a Pittsburgh native who currently lives in Washington, DC. Throughout his varied and illustrious career, he has done everything from assembling Christmas toys in Cleveland; loading trucks, bookkeeping, and being an AmeriCorps volunteer in Atlanta; coordinating an elementary school literacy program in DC; to teaching English as a second language in the Czech Republic. He is also the former publisher of the zine, Contraband, and the music trade publication, CD Revolutions.
Rebellion erupts on the "paradise" planet of Elysia, plunging the colony into chaos. In response, the all-powerful United Earth dispatches its elite corps of cyborg soldiers, led by Aaron "The Berber" Barber. The secrets Barber and his soldiers uncover lead them to question the true meaning of freedom in a world where nothing is what it seems.
Thirty-two-year-old Damian Cross has just returned from a disastrous first book tour only to be dumped by his fiancee. Now, newly-single for the first time in seven years, he has to pick up the pieces, start his life all over again, and write a second novel.