Working name of US anthologist, packager and writer William Brian Fawcett (1947-). His fiction has generally been collaborative: examples include Cold Cash Warrior (1989) with Robert ASPRIN and Lord of Cragslaw * (1989) with Neil Randall, a novel tied to the Guardians of the Three sequence, Lord of Cragslaw * (1989) (for details of books with David A. DRAKE andChristopher STASHEFF, see their entries). Solo, BF has been responsible for the SwordQuest fantasy sequence: Quest for the Unicorn's Horn (1985), Quest for the Dragon's Eye (1985), Quest for the Demon Gate (1986) andQuest for the Elf King (1987). As anthologist, he created the War Years sequence of ties, including War Years \#1: The Far Stars War * (anth 1990), \#2: The Siege of Arista * (anth 1991) with Stasheff, and \#3: The JupiterWar * (anth 1991). Also with Stasheff, he ed The Crafters (anth 1991) and The Crafters \#2: Bellsings and Curses (anth 1992), and with Robert SILVERBERG he ed Time Gate (anth 1989) Further solo anthologies include Cats in Space (anth 1992) and the Bolo sequence set in the universe created by Keith LAUMER: Bolos: Honor of the Regiment * (anth 1993) and Bolos \#2: The Unconquerable (anth 1994).
   See also: SHARED WORLDS.

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