William A. Hainline: Reality Engineer

The Blog Of A Science Fiction Writer Living Just A Half-An-Hour Into The Future . . . Or Maybe, Y'Know, An Hour And Some Change. Sci-fi, politics, visual arts, music, writing, fantasy, and general weirdness. NSFW. Probably not safe for YOU, either, really. But don't let that stop you.

The go-to site for fans of science fiction writer William A. Hainline. Also the go-to site for non-fans, or anybody else who wants to follow what this curmudgeonly weirdo is doing with his free time.

an incomplete Cast of characters


Desirée "dizzy Aletheiometrique" amelia roentgeN — A mad scientist and superheroine

Terry "Gadget Anorak Prime" Anders — a dreamer, a bipolar inventor, and reluctant hero

Wayne "Gygax McKraken" Schmidinger — a computer hacker and gothic Vampire enthusiast

Trillian “Akasha Anita Van Helsing” Deschain — a medical biotechnology specialist and gothic Vampire enthusiast

Joseph "Misto" Michaelson — a particle physicist, Wing Chun kung fu master, and werewolf

Victor Arkenvalen — a fellow mad scientist, crazy person, and reluctant villain

Aleister AEON Frankenstein — another mad scientist, a supervillain, and an alternate personality

 JETTA BLACKTHORNE — A Vampire and a Star Trek fan


PRIS — A heroic virtual lifeform who is actually "alive"


. . . and many more