Bryant A. Loney was born in Canberra, Australia. A product of the 1950s, he earned a B.A. from Arminster, an M.A. from Dunmire, and an M.Ed. from Canopy Creek. After a brief stint as the lead vocalist for indie rock band Pulsar Skies, he taught social studies for fifteen years at Arminster High School. He has traveled extensively in South America, Africa, and the Middle East. At present, he is a semi-literate farmer who enjoys Hebridean music. He is seventeen years old.