C. J. Cherryh:Carolyn Janice Cherry (born September 1, 1942), better known by the pen name C. J. Cherryh, is an American writer of speculative fiction. C. J. Cherryh bibliography:C. J. Cherryh's career began with publication of her first books in 1976, Gate of Ivrel and Brothers of Earth.
"The warrior may fight for gold or for an immediate gain, or for something to take home for the winter to feed the family. The soldier is part of a more complex society. He's fighting for a group ethic of some sort." - C. J. Cherryh