Michael Reaves is a screenwriter who has written, story-edited, and/or produced hundreds of teleplays for various television series, including Star Trek: The Next Generation, The Twilight Zone, Sliders, and Monsters. He was also a story editor and writer on Batman: The Animated Series, for which he won an Emmy Award for writing in 1993. He has worked for Spielberg's DreamWorks, among other studios, and is the author of several fantasy novels and supernatural thrillers. He is also the author of Hell on Earth, and, along with John Pelan, edited the Shadows Over Baker Street anthology (Del Rey, 09/03). Michael Reaves makes his home in Los Angeles. Steve Perry was born and raised in the deep south and has lived in Louisiana, California, Washington and Oregon. He is currently the science fiction, fantasy, and horror book reviewer for The Oregonian. He has published dozens of stories, as well as a considerable number of novels, animated teleplays, non-fiction articles, reviews and essays. He wrote for Batman: The Animated Series during its first Emmy Award-winning season, authored the NY Times bestseller Star Wars: Shadows of the Empire, and also did the bestselling novelization for the blockbuster movie Men in Black.