Daedalus Publishing Company was started in 1992 by Race Bannon, author of the popular SM "how-to" book Learning the Ropes. Since then, Daedalus has made quite a name for itself by continuing to put out some of the best and most well respected non-fiction books in the kink publishing world. In 2001, Daedalus changed hands and moved down to Los Angeles, were it resides presently. Since that time, Daedalus has published 5 very successful books, including its first fiction book, Carried Away by david stein, and a recent re-print of Geoff Mains' leather classic, Urban Aboriginals. Daedalus is dedicated to continuing to publish cutting edge books on the subject of leathersex and other alternative sexual practices.