Full Name: Reinaldo Janvier Del Valle (Rey Del Valle)
Pen Name: R. Janvier del Valle
Born: San Juan, PR
Hometown: Atlanta, GA
Education: Bachelor of Business Admin., Kennesaw St. Univ., Master of Theological Studies, Spring Hill College
Occupation: Jedi Knight (mostly)
Some of his Favorites Fantasy Books: Phantastes, Once and Future King, LOTR, Neverending Story, Solomon Kane
Today, his favorite fantasy movie is: Excalibur (this will change tomorrow)
Favorite Band: Sade
Favorite TV: Dexter, Homeland, Downton Abbey, Person of Interest
Favorite Anime: Robotech, Full Metal Alchemist, Lunar Legend Tsukihime, Noir
Favorite Car: Acura NSX
NOW FOR THE DOWNRIGHT SILLY
Favorite Ice Cream: Chocolate and....
Favorite Ghost Ice Cream (that is, ice cream you try once and then disappears forever): Starbucks White Chocolate Mocha Fudge
Favorite Coffee: Black
Favorite Candy: Uh, today, Reese's
Favorite 80's quotes:
" I've seen things you people wouldn't believe. Attack ships on fire off the shoulder of Orion. I watched C-beams glitter in the dark near
the Tannhauser gate. All those moments will be lost in time, like tears in rain..."
" Killian, here's your Subzero, now plain zero."
"Can you dig it!"
"Warriors--come out to playeehay!"
"Who is the master? Shonuff!"
" When this thing gets up to 88 mph, you're gonna see some serious s***"
Favorite 90's quotes:
"Homey don't play that!"
"Oh, my God, they killed Kenney!"
"Happy, happy, joy, joy!"
"It's not a tumor!"
Favorite Soap Operas: (80s) Santa Barbara (90s) Days of our Lives
Favorite Unkown 80s Movies: Wolfen, Kill and Kill Again, The Sword and the Sorcerer, Saturday the 14th
Favorite Taco: Al Pastor
Favorite Transformer: Optimus, duh.
Favorite Thundercat: Cheetara. Yum.
Favorite Fantasy Movie Sword: Conan's sword, Beastmaster's sword, Exaclibur
Shaken or Stirred: Blended
Chicken Biscuit: Yes, please.
Beach or Mountains: Mountains, fo sho.
Why the sigil of a hound?
The symbol of a hound/wolf is a motif found in my writings, especially in Sword from the Sky.
It is largely influenced by the famous poem The Hound of Heaven.