MYKE COLE is a devoted comic fan and voracious fantasy reader who never misses his weekly game night. His fandoms range from Star Wars to military history. He’s a former kendo champion and heavy weapons fighter in the Society for Creative Anachronism. At the D&D table, he always plays paladins. After a career hunting people in the military, police, and intelligence services, Cole put these skills to good use on CBS’s hit show Hunted, and on Discovery and Science Channel’s show Contact. Myke is the author of The Sacred Throne Trilogy, which begins with The Armored Saint. He’s also the author of the contemporary military fantasy Shadow Ops series, and its prequel Reawakening trilogy. His first work of nonfiction, the ancient military history Legion Versus Phalanx will be followed by The Bronze Lie in 2021. Myke lives in Brooklyn, New York.