With thanks to the lovely Sarah, for again putting up with me as I became downright demented (even worse than the first time) while writing another book.
To Phil Foglio, for taking on the illustrations when he could have been doing more important things.
To Ray Witte (writing assistance) and Brian Thomas (photographic assistance), for coming to my rescue when my hard drive got hungry and ate about 20,000 words with a side order of 50 photographs.
To Dene Woodman for his inspirational work on “foam armor.”
To Roger Stewart and the rest of the team at McGraw-Hill Professional, for giving me the chance to prove I had more than one book in me.
And to all of my other friends, family, and colleagues, who have been so supportive ...