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Michael A. Stackpole

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in Wausau, Wisconsin, The United States



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In Hero Years… I’m Dead (The additional adventures)

I’ve been writing a lot of stories set in my In Hero Years… I’m Dead universe. They’re prequels to the novels and deal with a variety of characters early on in their careers. It’s been a challenge because IHY ends their careers, so I know the direction in which I have to pitch them, and these stories are the launching pads.

I’ve listed the various stories in rough Chronological order below. Why ro

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Very well written and informative. The chapter about AG Ashcroft in the hospital was especially riveting.
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Conan the Barbarian by Michael A. Stackpole
"(Originally posted @ CSI:Librarian.)

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I can’t remember the last time I read a book based on a movie and enjoyed it this much. Everything about Cona" Read more of this review »
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"I was not given my copy of the book. I was not asked to or paid to write this review.

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Crime Tech by Michael A. Stackpole
"Crime Tech collects five unconnected stories by Michael Stackpole, all containing some combination of the titular elements.

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“Life itself was hard enough without monosynaptic sociopaths preying on folks.”
Michael A. Stackpole, I, Jedi

“I am so glad I found you and didn't kill you"
- Mara Jade Skywalker to Luke Skywalker”
Michael A. Stackpole, Dark Tide I: Onslaught

“Even being a Jedi is something where you look for more. At first you acted as if Jedi was synonymous with hero. It isn't. Being a hero isn't what all these folks are here to do. They're here to do their jobs."
-Jaina Solo”
Michael A. Stackpole, Ruin


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Eric Birk Thanks for becoming my Goodreads friend.

message 3: by L

L Dear Michael,
Thank you so much for acepting the friendship request here on Goodreads, which is a huge honor. As a fan of 'Star Wars' since a young child and growing up reading sci-fi and fantasy, i am in awe of your work and continue to enjoy it. Thank you so much once again.
Kind Regards
Lucinda x

message 2: by John

John Scott Hello Mr. Stackpole from "Ooh Arr" land!

Timothy I just wanted say I love your battletech books so much. when we play the game we do it during 3050 clan invasion I love the jade falcon favorite's of clan armies.

also I throughly enjoy your star wars novels as well favorite is I,jedi. was wondering if you are planing to do any more star wars books in the near future?

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