Keith R.A. DeCandido was born and raised in New York City to a family of librarians. He has writtenover two dozen novels, as well as short stories, nonfiction,eBooks, and comic books. Most of these are invarious media universes, among them Star Trek,World of Warcraft, Marvel Comics, Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Serenity, Resident Evil and Doctor Who. His original novel Dragon Precinctwas published in 2004. In what he laughingly calls hisspare time, Keith follows the New York Yankees and practices kenshikai karate. He still lives in New York City with his girlfriend and two insane cats.