Andy Oppenheimer AIExpE MIABTI is an author and consultant in counter-terrorism. An Associate Member of the Institute of Explosives Engineers and a Member of the International Association of Bomb Technicians & Investigators, he has written and lectured worldwide on terrorism, weapons of mass destruction, bombs and explosives since 2001. Long ago in a galaxy far, far away, he worked in futuristic science publishing. He has also been a singer-songwriter of electro-pop music since 1982 and a painter of surrealist pictures since childhood. Fields of Orion: An Odyssey is his first science-fiction novel.