One of the great joys of writing the Desolate Empire series has been fictionalizing real people. There are some huge benefits to this approach. I can turn about half of them into women and/or I can slander them egregiously. It’s a win-win!
Since Rise of the Storm came out, I’ve had a few people ask me who some of the main characters are based on. Some of them I’ve already covered in this blog, but I still have a lot more to do, and some I won’t cover at all. So here’s a list for the story so far. Those with links have their own blog entries or at least get a mention in one..