There are quite a few people I need to thank for getting me to start writing, and these are just a few:
To my wife Diane, without your insistence, patience, putting up with my all night sessions, first draft editing, and cover design, these books could not have been written. Thank you, I love you.
Ralf B: for 30 odd years, you gained snippets that hinted at some of the things I had been involved in, you suggested that I write a book, well now it’s all out there; I hope you enjoy the full story in the right sequence. To change Spock’s dialogue a little, “you have been, and always will be, my ‘best’ friend”.
Diana Mason: for keeping an eye on my health, and helping me function.
Martin Devereaux: for keeping my hands working to pound the keyboard.
Tennille: for keeping the hair out of my eyes and from pulling it out.
I would like to thank each and everyone of you, even to the family and people not mentioned here, for your help and encouragement.
Thank you all,