About the Author

So, who is Michael Ross Ault?

Submariner? At one time
Nuclear Technologist? For a decade
Oracle Database Expert? For the foreseeable future
Technical Writer? Mike has authored or co-authored 2 dozen technical books
Scuba diver? As often as possible
Photographer? Always
Fiction Writer? Since he can remember

Mike was born in 1956, 1 year and 5 months before Sputnik was launched and the
space race begin in earnest. Raised when every rocket  launch an event. Weaned
on classic science fiction like Twilight Zone, The Outer Limits and Ray Bradbury
Theater. He was soon devouring every science fiction novel in the school libraries,
public libraries and that he could buy. He joined the Navy at age 17 and became a
Navy Nuclear Machinist Mate/ELT. After leaving the Navy Mike became a
Radiochemist at various nuclear plants. In 1990 he switched careers and rapidly
became a World renowned expert with Oracle databases (don't believe it? Look
him up on Google!). Mike never forgot his love of fiction writing and science fiction
in general, writing short stories whenever he had the chance. This collection is the
result of over 40 years of writing. He lives in Georgia with his wife of 42 years,
Susan and near his two daughters and grandchildren.