David Drake





David Drake


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in Dubuque, Iowa, The United States
September 24, 1945

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David Drake is an American author of science fiction and fantasy literature. A Vietnam War veteran who has worked as a lawyer, he is now one of the major authors of the military science fiction genre.

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DRAKE NEWSLETTER 76: September 1, 2013


Dear People,


MONSTERS OF THE EARTH, the third of my Books of the Elements, is out from Tor. The Donato cover painting and the production treatment are just as good as they have been on the previous books in the series (The Legions of Fire and Out of the Waters).


I’m pleased with the book itself, too. The characters are members of a culture different from our...

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“Anytime you're afraid to try something new...just remember, amateurs built the ark, professionals built the titanic.”
David Drake

“The use of force is always an answer to problems...[It] isn't an attractive answer, though.”
David Drake, The Voyage
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“History was a series of decisions about what to tell and a series of accidents about what survived after telling. Not truth, but a historian could search for truth, and the search was as worthy as any other human activity.”
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