Kyle Belote is a prior Marine and is currently serving the Marine Corps community. He hails from Wimberley, Texas, a small town in the hill country just southwest of Austin, and has lived in Okinawa, Japan, and Hawaii. Kyle is a huge Star Wars fanatic of the Expanded Universe novels (Legends), Knights of the Old Republic I & II (KOTOR) games, and the original trilogy of Mass Effect games. He enjoys a diverse collection of films, shows, and books. Kyle discovered his love of painting, and when he’s not writing, he favors using the Bob Ross method of wet-on-wet technique. He is also an accomplished musician.