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Will Shetterly

Bordertown, Behind-the-Scenes

Will Shetterly: My wife, Emma Bull, and I read the first Borderland anthology when it was published and loved it, but we didn’t expect to be invited to play in that universe. Then Bordertown series creator Terri Windling asked if we were planning to visit Boskone, we said we had no money, and she said if we wrote a Borderlands story, she could get a check to us that would cover our trip.

I didn’t know it at the time, but that’s the Bordertown way: we made something we loved; in return, we got to hang with people we loved.

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