Dayton Ward, Author: Dayton Ward is the New York Times best-selling author or coauthor of numerous novels and short stories, including a whole bunch of stuff set in the Star Trek universe, and often working with friend and cowriter Kevin Dilmore. He lives in Kansas City with his wife and two daughters. Find Dayton at www.daytonward.com.
Livio Ramondelli, Illustrator: Livio Ramondelli has illustrated several major Transformers comics projects for IDW Publishing. Other credits include Battlestar Galactica for Dynamite, Star Wars for Dark Horse Comics, and Pacific Rim for Legendary Comics. He previously worked as a concept artist on DC Universe Online for Sony/DC Comics. More of his work can be seen at LivioRamondelli.com as well as on Instagram at LivioRamondelli.
Peter Markowski, Illustrator: Peter Markowski is a Los Angeles–based illustrator who currently works in Visual Development at DreamWorks TV. He has worked for Warner Bros. Animation and LEGO, as well as on various commercials, animated shorts, and several pitches, including one for an animated Star Trek series.