Obituary: Stephen Robinett

Author Stephen Robinett (b.1941), who also wrote under the pseudonym Tak Hallus died on February 16, 2004 from complications from Hodgkins Disease, which he contracted while a law student. Robinett began publishing in 1969 with the story “Minitalent” and using his Hallus pseudonym, which he claimed meant “Pseudonym” in Farsi. By the mid-1970s, he was using his own name. He published two novels, Stargate and The Man Responsible in the mid-1970s, and continued to publish short fiction until the early 1980s.