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Lissa Harris

The Making of a Cavalier: Meet the Actual Rude Lesbian Swordfighter Behind Gideon the Ninth

“You want to fight it.”
“Yep.”
“Because it looked…a little like swords.”
Yop.”

The other day, a friend texted me a screenshot of this choice snippet of dialogue from Gideon the Ninth, accompanied by just two words: “It you.” (Busted.)

I did not write that bit, I fired back, grinning uncontrollably. But she’s got my number. I never met a swordy-looking thing I didn’t want to fight, which is probably why Gideon author Tamsyn Muir hired me.

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