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 #119

DrakeNews 119: March 4, 2021

Dear People,

This will be different (and maybe more data than you want). It was certainly more than I wanted.

This has been  a very rough two months. I had my eyes tested for glasses. In the course of this I got eye drops, Apparently as a reaction to the eye drops, my urethra locked up.  After a bad night, my wife ran me over to the ER where I was catheterized and drained

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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.”
David Drake, The Voyage
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“History was a series of decisions about what to tell and a series of accidents about what survived after telling. Not truth, but a historian could search for truth, and the search was as worthy as any other human activity.”
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February Science Fiction: This poll determines which 2 novels will move on to the run-off poll for February 2010 Science Fiction Book of the Month!

 
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