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Peter Nealen

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Peter Nealen is a former Recon Marine, a veteran of Iraq and Afghanistan, and something of an aspiring renaissance man (emphasis on aspiring). He has long been a reader of history, philosophy, folklore, science fiction, and fantasy, and is the author of the American Praetorians series of paramilitary thrillers as well as the Jed Horn series of supernatural thrillers.

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Peter Nealen A large part of the inspiration came from Steven Pressfield's "The Profession." The world he painted was different, but very plausible. After that, I…moreA large part of the inspiration came from Steven Pressfield's "The Profession." The world he painted was different, but very plausible. After that, I just kind of extrapolated mostly worst-case scenario paths from trends I saw presently occurring, e.g., governments spending money like water that they didn't actually have, growing economic warfare on a global scale, global insurgency, the Arab Spring, etc. Some of these predictions haven't held up all that well; for instance, the Muslim Brotherhood was pushed out of power in Egypt only about a year after I came out with "Task Force Desperate." Others have yet to be seen.(less)
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