Adam had three brothers, named Etienne, Yancy, and Rreq. This story is about the descendeds of Req, or as they’re better known the Wrecks. R. A. Lafferty. Lafferty was the winner of the Hugo and World Fantasy Award and a six time Nebula Award Nominee. His quirky style made his work hard to pigeonhole and market, but he still managed to influence a wide array of today’s best writers. Simply on of the best writers the science fiction and fantasy field has ever produced.