he late Christopher Stasheff was an American science fiction and fantasy uthor. When teaching proved too real, he gave it up in favor of writing full-time. Stasheff was noted for his blending of science fiction and fantasy, as een in his Warlock series. He spent his early childhood in Mount Vernon, New York, but spent the remainde of his formative years in Ann Arbor, Michigan. Stasheff taught at University of Eastern New Mexico in Portales, before resignin to Champaign, Illinois, in 2009. He ad a mother and four children.