I'm delighted that
so many readers enjoy my ORION novels.
While I am not currently working on a new ORION book at the moment,
he is never far from my thoughts.
Orion is a way for me to examine points in history
that interest me.
The original novel was based on the disappearance of
the Neandertals, a mystery that still puzzles anthropologists.
did one about the extinction of the dinosaurs, and one about Phillip II of
Macedon, the father of Alexander the Great; without Phillip, no one would
have ever heard of Alexander.
To examine these eras I had to invent a
time-traveler, and the reason for his excursions in time.
Thus was born the Creators and
Several of my readers have written in and asked about the correct
order of the ORION books, while each novel stands by itself, the order
in which they originally appeared is:
2. VENGEANCE OF ORION,
3. ORION IN THE DYING TIME,
4. ORION AND THE CONQUEROR, and
5. ORION AMONG THE STARS.
I have written several short stories about Orion in the time of King
they have appeared in the gaming magazine, Dragon, published by
Wizards of the Coast.
One of these days I'll collect them into a novel.
Meanwhile, you can see a couple of these short stories, on this
ORION in Adobe PDF format!