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Roy M. Griffis

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in Texas City, Texas, The United States
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I was born in Texas City, TX, the son of a career Air Force meteorologist. Attended a variety of schools at all of the hot spots of the nation, such as Abilene, Texas and Bellevue, Nebraska. Sent to my grandparent’s house in Tucson, Arizona when things were tough at home. I was pretty damn lost, as my grandparents were largely strangers to me. My older brother, a more taciturn type, refused to discuss what was going on. Fortunately, like so many kids before me, I was rescued by literature. Or, at least, by fiction.

In a tiny used bookstore that was just one block up from a dirt road, I discovered that some good soul had unloaded his entire collection of Edgar Rice Burroughs’ “John Carter of Mars” series in Ballantine Paperback. Moved by so
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“the longer she was a resident of this new land, the thinner became the fabric of remembered loss and horror that might, from time to time, occlude her ability”
Roy M. Griffis, By the Hands of Men, Book Six: Ringside at the Circus of the Fallen

“his brain felt filled with rancid groats.”
Roy M. Griffis, By the Hands of Men, Book Five: Robert The Wrath of a Righteous Man

“Life, she observed, her heart taking on a dizzying beat, life is made up of these moments, of these small moments when we choose not for ourselves, but for the well-being of another.”
Roy M. Griffis, The Old World

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