S. K. Hubba Lodbrokson claims to be hubris-free, which, of course, is the purest form of fiction. S.K. has lived, loved and laughed in most places presently accessible to human beings. He has frequented Siberia Forests, Arctic Wastelands, Caribbean Beaches, the Adirondack Mountains and of course, Las Vegas. He has walked Tectonic Fault Lines, Roman Roads, Scottish Highlands, Black Forest Ridgelines, Mexican Highways, the California Coast, Hollywood and Vine, K Street and Wall Street. He has sailed the waters of Cape Cod, the Gulf of Mexico, the Adriatic, the Hawaiian Islands, the Norwegian Sea, Japan's Inland Sea and the Pirate Coast to name but a few. He has stood on the Great Divide on three Continents. He is a survivor of Black Death, Diffi-Qs, muscle cars, gold panning in California, Colorado and Eastern Manchuria, Florida hurricanes, Texas dust storms and the dearth of daily exposure to good poetry. The Author presently calls Florida's Pirate Coast home, which he claims is as near to the Magic as is humanly possible. Specific to these stories are the Author's first hand experiences in the places depicted and the events, taken in the aggregate, portrayed.