Christian was born in Milan to an Italian mother and German father. He studied aeronautical engineering and, in his professional life, has worked in role-playing games, journalism, IT and photography. His many hobbies include writing, reading, film and music and he is part of the Book on a Tree writers collective, in other words – a group of fellow professionals and friends with a passion for storytelling. He lives in Milan with his wife, two daughters and the dog. Parachute jumping is not something he has ever contemplated because he is afraid of heights.