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Joseph Malik

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In addition to fiction, Joseph Malik writes and lectures on advanced intelligence theory and asymmetric warfare for the U.S. military. He has worked as a stuntman, a high-rise window washer, a computational linguist, a touring rock musician, and a soldier in the United States Special Operations Command. A veteran of Operation Enduring Freedom, he lives in the Pacific Northwest along with his wife and their two dogs.

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Joseph Malik Great question. The Outworlders is not a LitRPG series.

It is, however, a hyper-realistic portal fantasy. I get a lot of great comments and reviews…more
Great question. The Outworlders is not a LitRPG series.

It is, however, a hyper-realistic portal fantasy. I get a lot of great comments and reviews from LitRPG readers.

The mundane aspects of the world that I created are solid and immutable--in no small part because I researched most of the worldbuilding firsthand, spending several years learning swordsmanship, horsemanship, blacksmithing, etc.--so while it doesn't have a "rules" system per se, it kind of really does. Nothing is hand-waved, and everything has consequences . . . which is pretty much what The New Magic is about.

I hope you enjoy it. Thanks for the question!(less)
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The New Magic (The Outworlders, #2) by Joseph Malik

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"Fasten your seatbelts.

Never has a book so heartbreaking made me laugh so hard along the way.

Ruthless and yet relentlessly hopeful, The New Magic is side-splittingly funny and a brilliant sequel to a work of fantastical realism. Like its predecesso..." Read more of this review »
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"Jarrod's back, but life has taken a turn for the worst. His castle is under seige, and the enemy has brought in an old Earth rival to take him down. What's worse is they're using magic in a way the world has never seen before. Taking the hard road..." Read more of this review »
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