Born in NYC and raised just outside Boston, Shane is a lifelong fantasy and science fiction geek. He works as a registered dietitian and holds a Master of Science in food and nutrition. Besides writing, he enjoys tabletop and computer games, working out, whiskey tasting, binge-watching his favorite shows on streaming services, and eating tasty food. His favorite books include The Stand by Stephen King and A Song of Ice and Fire by George R.R. Martin—even if he is not a huge fan of their respective TV shows.