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Van Allen Plexico has written a dozen novels and contributed to at least that many anthologies, but is best known for his popular and critically-acclaimed SENTINELS superhero novels, as well as the two-time Novel of the Year Finalist LORDS OF FIRE and its sequels in the "Shattering" space opera series. In the realm of nonfiction, he co-wrote the best-selling DECADES OF DOMINANCE and SEASON OF OUR DREAMS books about Auburn football and created the ASSEMBLED! books, exploring the history of Marvel’s AVENGERS comics. He writes and edits for numerous publishers including Airship 27, Pro Se Press, Permuted/Swarm Press, Maple Street Press, New Babel Books, Adamant, and White Rocket, along with occasional columns for RevolutionSF.com and the War E ...more


Average rating: 4.06 · 204 ratings · 46 reviews · 44 distinct works · Similar authors
Sentinels: When Strikes the...
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Sentinels: A Distant Star
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The writing is engaging enough--barely--to keep you going through the slow first half. In the second half things pick up substantially and the ending is not bad. I will continue with the series; my understanding is the later books are better.
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