Frank Darbe is a writer of Science fiction, Fantasy, and Poetry. He grew up in the Midwest on the Great Plains of Oklahoma, grandson of a Sooners who settled on farms claimed in the Cherokee Strip. Though the son of settlers on the plains, distant stars and the arcane laws of magic inspired his stories. After twenty years in the Navy collecting stories and history of from the people of thirty nations. He now lives with his wife and two sons in San Diego, California.