Colonel Randip Sahu is a retired army officer with over 33 years of commissioned service. An alumnus of the National Defence Academy, Kharakvasla, he has a graduate degree from JNU, an MBA postgraduate degree from IGNOU, and an MPM postgraduate degree from Pune University. He loves singing, traveling, playing golf, and writing fiction. The Honour Code is his debut work. His novel, The Goat Farm, is in the works. Married, with two children, he lives with his wife in Pune.