Goodreads asked Ellen Louise Curtis:

Where did you get the idea for your most recent book?

Ellen Louise Curtis Exodus of Angels was the first book in the Infinites series that I took lead on, so I put a lot of thought into where I wanted it to go. Matt (my co-author) and I bounce ideas back and forth all the time about things happening in the Engen Universe, so I already had a few ideas floating around about where we wanted characters to go over the next few novels. I wanted Exodus to be more character driven and contemplative than what we had done in Infinity of The Tourniquet Reprisal. We've always been big on the idea that no person is wholly good or bad, so I wanted to make sure that there was a real humanity present even if a certain character might give in to their darker side. I chose to have certain characters really struggle with their health because I know first hand how scary it can be to utterly lose control of that. As happens to multiple characters in Exodus, you see the fear they feel as their health slips through their fingers, the absolute grace in accepting death, and the isolation and stigma different diseases come with. Matt came up with a brilliant storyline that matched perfectly with the A plot, and even though Exodus is a bit more of a slow burn than the first two novels in the series, I am so proud of the tone it sets going forward.

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