Peter S. Drang builds 3D printed robots by day and writes fiction by night. In prior lives, he’s been a high level software engineer, an entrepreneur who helped launch the ebook industry, and an AP Physics teacher whose diabolical labs scarred many young minds for life. This is his second appearance in FFO, and his work has appeared in Daily Science Fiction, the Flame Tree Press newsletter, and other fine fiction markets. He has numerous nonfiction credits as well, including an 850 page tome about an obscure programming language. You can find his blog at drangstories.com, including an analysis of his writing process for this story.