Welcome back to The Pop Quiz at the End of the Universe, a recurring series here on Tor.com featuring some of our favorite science fiction and fantasy authors, artists, and others!
Today we’re joined by David Peterson, who holds an M.A. in linguistics from UC San Diego. He’s been creating languages since 2000, and is one of the founders of the Language Creation Society. Perhaps his best known work is with HBO’s Game of Thrones, where he developed the Dothraki language—which fans can now learn with Living Language Dothraki, a guide available from Diversified Publishing. David has also helped create languages for Syfy’s Defiance and Dominion, as well as the CW’s Star-Crossed.
Join us, and learn why cats are clearly the best animals on the planet!