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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Newsletter #114

Drakenews  #114 May 4, 2020





If you are well, it is good. I too am well.        





Above is the standard opening for a Roman letter, frequently reduced to initial letters like an acronym (Actually, I guess it is an acronym). It seemed a fitting formula for today.  In fact COVID-19 hasn’t changed my life very much directly, but when I go out I’m surrounded by a miasma of discomfort and fear.





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“Anytime you're afraid to try something new...just remember, amateurs built the ark, professionals built the titanic.”
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“The use of force is always an answer to problems...[It] isn't an attractive answer, though.”
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