This is the second of a mass-market original "Star Wars" duology in which Mash meets the Clone Wars, as a small group of medics, including Jedi Bariss Offee, struggles to save lives amidst impossible circumstances. The fifth of six original "Star Wars" novels set against the backdrop of the Clone Wars, taking place between the events of "Star Wars: Attack Of The Clones" and the upcoming and final "Star Wars" movie, "Episode III." Author Bio: Michael Reaves is a screenwriter who has written, story-edited, and/or produced hundreds of teleplays for various television series, including "Star Trek: The Next Generation", "The Twilight Zone", "Sliders", and "Monsters". He was also a story editor and writer on "Batman: The Animated Series", for which he won an Emmy Award for writing in 1993. He has worked for Spielberg's "DreamWorks", among other studios, and is the author of several fantasy novels and supernatural thrillers. He is also the author of "Hell on Earth", and, along with John Pelan, edited the "Shadows Over Baker Street" anthology (Del Rey, 09/03). Michael Reaves makes his home in Los Angeles.
Steve Perry was born and raised in the deep south and has lived in Louisiana, California, Washington and Oregon. He is currently the science fiction, fantasy, and horror book reviewer for "The Oregonian". He has published dozens of stories, as well as a considerable number of novels, animated teleplays, non-fiction articles, reviews and essays. He wrote for "Batman: The Animated Series" during its first Emmy Award-winning season, authored the "NY Times" bestseller "Star Wars: Shadows of the Empire", and also did the bestselling novelization for the blockbuster movie "Men in Black".