Bio: Don Callander is the best-selling author of the 'Mancer series and the Dragon's Companion series. Don originally worked as a travel writer/photographer and graphic designer before retiring to start his writing. Don was born in Minneapolis, brought up in Duluth, Minnesota, and graduated from high school there before enlisting in the U. S. Navy in 1947. After serving four years on active duty (including the Korean War) he transferred to the Naval Reserve where he served as a 'weekend warrior' for twenty additional years. He settled in Washington, D.C., where he married, raised four children, and worked on the Washington Post newspaper and in National Headquarters of the American Automobile Association (40,000,000 members!) until his retirement in 1991. He currently lives in Florida.