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RIP: Aaron Allston (1960 – 2014)

Sad news…

SF Site is reporting that author Aaron Allston died on February 27.

Allston began his career at Space Gamer magazine and went on to write the Dungeons and Dragons Rules Cyclopedia. His first novel, Web of Danger was published in 1988, which was followed by more original novels, some in collaboration with Holly Lisle. Most recently, Allston wrote Star Wars tie-in novels, beginning with X-Wing: Wraith Squadron.

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4 Comments on RIP: Aaron Allston (1960 – 2014)

  1. I’m heartbroken. He was a wonderful guy, the one time I met him, and I’ve chatted with him off and on over the years when I was doing more with Star Wars books. He’ll be sorely missed. 🙁

  2. He came often to Stellarcon, my home con. He was a great deal of fun and a wonderful guest.

  3. Very sad news. While weren’t close, I always enjoyed our conversations. Always a kind person with nary a negative word spoken. A consummate professional, whom I had the pleasure of working with on RAYGUNS OVER TEXAS.

  4. Oh no. Didn’t know him. Knew and enjoyed his work (including game books and tie-ins). MUCH too young.

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