M. M. MONTELIONE is a horror writer and historical researcher born and raised on Long Island in New York. His work has been printed in HATE: A Dark Drabbles Anthology and Retro Horror, among other titles. Montelione has a Master of Arts degree in History and has published articles in Long Island History Journal and Journal of the American Revolution. He loves his family and enjoys blustery days.
"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