Scott Vanyur lives in Philadelphia. He is the author of The Guild Leader's Handbook, a guide to leadership in online gaming. He reviews fiction for the Philadelphia Inquirer and contributes to BlizzardWatch.com, a fan-funded site covering Blizzard games. Follow him on Twitter @QuestVendor. This is Scott's first professional fiction publication.
Our fantasy and science fiction structure exists in a system that tries to convince its inhabitants that the world is binary, that everything is the group that is Us, and everything else, which is Them.
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