Clayton Davis lives with his wife in Severna Park, Md. He holds the airline transport pilot and flight instructor ratings with more than 10,000 hours logged in everything from gliders to jets. He has published flying stories in aviation magazines and many short stories elsewhere. He served in the USAF as a codebreaker and Russian linguist. Awarded the Saint Ignatius Gold Medal by the Azov Academy, Russia. After retirement from military service he was a high-school mathematics teacher. Clayton Davis graduated from Syracuse University, B.A. ’67, and is listed in Marquis Who’s Who in America.