I’m Nicholas Woode-Smith, a writer from Cape Town, South Africa. I’m the co-founder of the Rational Standard, a science fiction author and an historian, with a degree in economic history and philosophy from the University of Cape Town.

Nicholas Woode-Smith in a top-hat looking dapper

This site can be used to learn more about me, Warpmancer (my science fiction series) and my research in history, philosophy and politics.

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