Karen Travis is a full-time author from Wiltshire, England, who's made a living writing novels, screenplays, comics, and occasionally video games. Her comics work includes G.I. Joe- The Fall of G.I. Joe for IDW and Batman- Arkham Unhinged, Sensation Comics Featuring Wonder Woman, and Gears of War for DC. In addition to her original novels, which include Going Grey, Black Run, and the Wess'Har Wars series, she's written novels in the Star Wars, Halo, and Gears of Wars universes. She was also the lead writer on Gears of War 3 for the Xbox 360. She previously worked as a defense correspondent, an advertising copywriter, a public relations manager, and taught broadcast journalism. She also spent time in the Royal Naval Auxiliary Service and the Territorial Army.