Dispatch from the Razor's Edge, the Blog of Michael Stephen Fuchs
2005.08.15 : RIP Percy
"From too much love of living,
  From hope and fear set free,
  We thank with brief thanksgiving
  Whatever gods may be
  That no life lives for ever;
  That dead men rise up never;
  That even the weariest river
  Winds somewhere safe to sea."
                 - Swinburne

Perseus "Percy" Fuchs

June 12, 1988 - August 15, 2005

Twelve-pound fur-halo'd man
Dignity of a thousand larger dogs
Called away by God's own piece o' ham
Tummy rubs in Heaven

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Fuchs is the author of the novels The Manuscript and Pandora's Sisters, both published worldwide by Macmillan in hardback, paperback and all e-book formats (and in translation); the D-Boys series of high-tech, high-concept, spec-ops military adventure novels – D-Boys, Counter-Assault, and Close Quarters Battle (coming in 2016); and is co-author, with Glynn James, of the bestselling Arisen series of special-operations military ZA novels. The second nicest thing anyone has ever said about his work was: "Fuchs seems to operate on the narrative principle of 'when in doubt put in a firefight'." (Kirkus Reviews, more here.)

Fuchs was born in New York; schooled in Virginia (UVa); and later emigrated to the San Francisco Bay Area, where he lived through the dot-com boom. Subsequently he decamped for an extended period of tramping before finally rocking up in London, where he now makes his home. He does a lot of travel blogging, most recently of some very  long  walks around the British Isles. He's been writing and developing for the web since 1994 and shows no particularly hopeful signs of stopping.

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