This story takes place in the universe of Lavie Tidhar's critically acclaimed novel The Violent Century (2013). Tidhar is also the author of the Jerwood Fiction Uncovered Prize-winning and Premio Roma nominee A Man Lies Dreaming (2014) and the World Fantasy Award-winning Osama (2011). His latest novel is Central Station (2016). He is the author of many other novels, novellas, and short stories. Find him on the web at lavietidhar.wordpress.com.