WORLD FANTASY EXCLUSIVE
David Drake has left an indelible mark on the science fiction and fantasy genres. Now, top authors in the science fiction and fantasy field pay tribute to the man and his work in this all-new collection of stories and essays.
Best-selling author David Drake has been creating topnotch military science fiction, space opera, and fantasy novels and stories for decades. In this all-original collection that appears as Drake is a Special Guest of the 2015 World Fantasy Convention, a stellar line-up of writers pays tribute to Drake with stories as broad in range as his own fiction. Each one comes with an illuminating afterword explaining the connection of the story to Drake and his work. Â
In Eric Flintâs âA Flat Affectâ a king is no match for a pair of storytellers
Gene Wolfe takes us to a strange and wondrous future in âIncubatorâ
Larry Correia examines what itâs like to face Hammerâs Slammers from âThe Losing Sideâ
S.M. Stirling offers an insiderâs view of âWorking with Dave, or, Inmates in Bellevueâ
Mur Lafferty shows what happens when a fairy visitor receives an unexpected welcome in âThe Crate Warrior, the Doppelganger, and the Idea Womanâ
The book also features two new pieces from Drake himself: âThe Great Wizard, Cabbage,â a comic historical fantasy, and âSave What You Can,âÂ the first new Hammerâs Slammers story in nearly a decade!Â Â
With more stories from editor Mark L. Van Name, Cecelia Holland, T.C. McCarthy, Barry N. Malzberg, Sarah Hoyt, Tony Daniel, John Lambshead, Hank Davis, Eric S. Brown, and Sarah Van Name, as well as appreciations from Baen Publisher Toni Weisskopf and Tor founder and Publisher Tom Doherty,Â Onward, Drake!Â is a collection that fans of Drakeâs fictionâand anyone who enjoys a good storyâwill not want to miss!Â
AboutÂ Onward, Drake!:
"[R]uns the gamut from light-hearted, humorous pieces to touching tributes to the workâs star, focusing largely on his military service. . . . Each story in the work pays tribute to some aspect of Drake and each tribute celebrates the life and contributions of one of the fieldâs masters."âPublishers Weekly
Praise forÂ the work of David Drake:
â[P]rose as cold and hard s the metal alloy of a tankâ¦rivals Crane and Remarqueâ¦â âChicago Sun-Times
âDrake couldnât write a bad action scene at gunpoint.â âBooklist
â[R]ousing old-fashioned space opera.â âPublishers Weekly
âThe fun is in the telling, and Mr. Drake has a strong voice. I want more!â âPhiladelphia Weekly Press
â[S]pace opera is alive and well. This series is getting better as the author goes alongâ¦character development combined with first-rate action and memorable world designs.â âSFReader.com
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