Dominic Peloso has worked for over ten years as a bioterrorism and policy analyst for the US government. He claims to have finished this novel prior to September 2001 and therefore worries about his prescience. He lives near a giant cemetery and prefers company during thunderstorms.
Adopted Son is also the author of the novel City of Pillars. He is also the author of the webcomics, Tiny Ghosts, and Even in the Deepest Heart of Chaos, a Glimmer of Order Can Be Found.