William C. Dietz

William C. Dietz is the bestselling author of more than thirty novels, including Halo: The Flood and the Legion of the Damned series. He grew up in the Seattle area, served as a medic with the Navy and the Marines, and graduated from the University of Washington. Dietz worked as a surgical technician, a news writer, a college instructor, a television producer, and a director of public relations for an international telephone company prior to embarking on a full-time writing career. Visit his website at WilliamCDietz.com

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For the poor, hardworking citizens of the Confederacy's fringe worlds, the Guild Wars have exacted a huge toll. Swayed by the promise of financial rewards, a new batch of recruits joins the fight alongside a slew of mysteriously docile criminals—and a few dubious military leaders. Eighteen-year-old Jim Raynor, full of testosterone and eager to make things right at home, ships off to boot camp and finds his footing on the battlefield, but he soon discovers that the official mission is not...

My Life in 8 Words

Author Revealed

Q. What is your motto or maxim?

A. Work hard and hope for the best.

Q. What is your favorite occupation, when you’re not writing?

A. Travel.

Q. If you could acquire any talent, what would it be?

A. I wish I could draw.

Q. If you could eat only one thing for the rest of your days, what would it be?

A. Pot roast!

Q. Who is your favorite fictional hero?

A. Richard Sharpe

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