M. M. MONTELIONE is a horror writer born and raised on Long Island in New York. His stories have been published in HATE: A Dark Drabbles Anthology and Retro Horror. His historical work focuses on Long Island Loyalist Colonel Richard Floyd IV (1731/2-1791) in the American Revolution and his postwar alienation in New York. Montelione is dedicated to his family and has a penchant for Ancient Egyptian history.
"As the Power grows, its proved friends will also grow; and the Wise, such as you and I, may with patience come at last to direct its courses, to control it. We can bide our time, we can keep our thoughts in our hearts, deploring maybe evils done by the way."
- Saruman, The Lord of the Rings