Ben Towe grew up in Carroll County, Virginia. He graduated from Mt.Airy (NC) High School in 1968, Davidson College in 1972, and the University of Virginia School of Medicine in 1976. He served five years in the US Army Medical Corps and has practiced Family Medicine in the Augusta, Georgia, area since 1981. Ben has been married to Libby Dawson since 1973-thanks Lib! He cherishes his three daughters- Heather, Mandi, and Sheri. Ben thanks his son-in-law Grant for helping a “horse-and-buggy” man (Ben) into the world of computers. “The Chalice of Mystery” is dedicated to the intrepid D&D party of the early 80’s- Roy, John, Sherry, Janet, Don, Lib, Gary, Jane, and all the hirelings- survivors of the Red Mountain dungeon!