M. M. Montelione is an historical researcher and writer from New York. He has a Master of Arts degree in History and has published articles on Loyalists in the American Revolution in Long Island History Journal and Journal of the American Revolution.
"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