Victor Milan

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Victor Woodward Milán (born 1954 in Tulsa, Oklahoma) is an American writer known for libertarian science fiction and an interest in cybernetics. In 1986 he won the Prometheus Award for Cybernetic Samurai.[1] He has also written several shared universe works for the Forgotten Realms, Star Trek, and Wild Cards Universes. He has also written books under the pseudonyms Richard Austin (Jove Books "The Guardians" series), Robert Baron (Jove Books "Stormrider" series), and S. L. Hunter ("Steele" series with Simon Hawke, who used the pen name J. D. Masters). He also wrote at least 9 novels under the "house name" of James Axler for the Harlequin Press/Gold Eagle Books "Deathlands" and "Outlanders" series.[2]

Milan is also known as the longtime emcee of the Archon multigenre convention in Collinsville, Illinois.

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Series and shared universes[edit]

Guardians series [as Richard Austin]
  • 1 The Guardians (1985)
  • 2 Trial by Fire (1985)
  • 3 Thunder of Hell (1985)
  • 4 Night of the Phoenix (1985)
  • 5 Armageddon Run (1986)
  • 6 War Zone (1986)
  • 7 Brute Force (1987)
  • 8 Desolation Road (1987)
  • 9 Vengeance Day (1987)
  • 10 Freedom Fight (1987)
  • 11 Valley of the Gods (1988)
  • 12 The Plague Years (1988)
  • 13 Devil's Deal (1989)
  • 14 Death from Above (1990)
  • 15 Snake Eyes (1990)
  • 16 Death Charge (1991)
Stormrider series [as Robert Baron]
  • 1 Stormrider (1992)
  • 2 River of Fire (1993)
  • 3 Lord of the Plains
Donovan Steele series [as S. L. Hunter]
  • Fugitive Steele (1991)
  • Molten Steele (1991)
Battletech series
  • Close Quarters (1994)
  • Hearts of Chaos (1996)
  • Black Dragon (1996)
Tokugawa
  • The Cybernetic Samurai (1985)[3][4][5]
  • The Cybernetic Shogun (1990)[6]
War of Powers
  • The Sundered Realm (1985) with Robert E. Vardeman
  • The City in the Glacier (1980) with Robert E. Vardeman
  • The Destiny Stone (1980) with Robert E. Vardeman
  • The Fallen Ones (1986) with Robert E. Vardeman
  • In the Shadow of Omizantrim (1986) with Robert E. Vardeman
  • Demon of the Dark Ones (1986) with Robert E. Vardeman
Star Trek
TOS
  • From the Depths (1993)
Wild Cards
  • Turn of the Cards (1993)
Forgotten Realms
  • War in Tethyr (1995) with Walter Velez
Mechwarrior
  • Flight of the Falcon (2004)
  • A Rending of Falcons (2007)
Rogue Angel series [as Alex Archer]
  • Solomon's Jar (2006)
  • The Chosen (2007)
  • The Lost Scrolls (2007)
  • Secret of the Slaves (2007)

Novels[edit]

  • Demon of the Dark Ones (1986) with Robert E. Vardeman
  • The Fallen Ones (1986) with Robert E. Vardeman
  • Runespear (1987) with Melinda M. Snodgrass
  • Red Sands (1992)
  • CLD (1995)

References[edit]

  1. ^ Heck, Peter J. (March 25, 1990). "Battle of the Titans", The Washington Post, p. L10.
  2. ^ James Axler
  3. ^ Emery, C. Eugene Jr. (October 13, 1985). "Science Fiction: The Cybernetic Samurai, by Victor Milan", The Providence Journal, p. I-07.
  4. ^ Carroll, Michael J. (December 1, 1985). "Fiction: The Cybernetic Samurai. Victor Milan", Los Angeles Times, p. 12.
  5. ^ (March 26, 1986). "Ultimate computer falls victim to its own code", Richmond Times-Dispatch, p. 13.
  6. ^ Jones, David E. (April 15, 1990). "The devilishly satiric trials of God's only daughter", Chicago Tribune, p. 6.

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