Christian Humberg is a freelance author who has written for series including Star Trek and Doctor Who. His works have so far been translated into five languages and won German-language prizes. He lives in Mainz, Germany. Bernd Perplies is a German writer, translator and geek journalist. After graduating in Movie Sciences and German Literature he started working at the Film Museum in Frankfurt. In 2008 he made his debut with the well received "Tarean" trilogy. Since then has written numerous novels, most of which have been nominated for prestigious German genre awards. He lives near Stuttgart.