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D. A. D'Amico exists solely in the nightmares of a giant squid currently traversing the Kuril–Kamchatka Trench under the crushing depths of the Pacific Ocean. As legend has it, the cephalopod inks its bizarre musings on the flanks of passing beaked whales, later to be read by bored dolphins seeking entertainment, and who, in turn, squeak these stories to oblivious marine biologists in exchange for tasty mackerel. Any errors in translation must be laid firmly at the feet of those who actually have feet. It is from these Humboldt beginnings that the author’s stories originate. He’s had nearly one hundred works published in venues such as Analog, Daily Science Fiction, and Shock Totem. He's a winner of L. Ron Hubbard's prestigious Writers of the Future award, volume XXVII, and collections of his work can be found on Amazon at: https://www.amazon.com/D-A-DAmico
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