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Deas, Stephen

Entry updated 26 October 2021. Tagged: Author.

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(1968-    ) UK author, mostly of Young Adult fantasy in his early career, including the Adamantine Palace sequence beginning with The Adamantine Palace (2009) and the Thief-Taker's Apprentice sequence beginning with The Thief-Taker's Apprentice (2010). Of sf interest is Elite: Wanted (2014) with Gavin G Smith, writing together as Gavin Deas, a Tie to the Massively Multiplayer Online Game Elite Dangerous, which is Space Opera. The Empires series – a Near Future sequence comprising Empires: Extraction (2014) and Empires: Infiltration (2014) with Gavin G Smith, writing together as Gavin Deas – deals with the simultaneous Invasion of Earth by two separate Alien civilizations. The Weft are featured in Empires: Extraction, which is primarily by Deas; they take a combative approach to the tracking-down of the McGuffin hidden on Earth and of galactic importance. [JC]

Stephen Deas

born England: 1968



Adamantine Palace

Thief-Taker's Apprentice

Elite Dangerous




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