While Eddie Izzard offered Cake or Death, I'm far more magnanimous. I will allow you to have Cake AND Death. Aren't I fun? I was interviewed by, the internationally renowned author, Claire Buss for her blog A Slice of Cake. You can CLICK HERE to read it. You'll learn more than you needed to ever know about The Brittle Riders and you'll learn how to make Irish Apple Cake with Custard Sauce.
How many sci-fi writers can offer that?
If David Brin came off a three day tequila bender, and dropped acid, he would have written The Brittle Riders.