July 29, 2019 posted by

It would be amazing if done correctly. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. I was one of the first to review it. He was on a roll…. OK, maybe not my hubby, he gives the manly nod or pat on the back at the most…but you still get the point. Leave a Reply Cancel reply Enter your comment here

After attaining a BA in English from Southern Methodist University he made his way to Hollywood, wrote several unmade films and script doctored projects he could never discuss. I still love having my mind bent and spirits torn and uplifted. John Steakley unfortunately passed away in These are the very real effects of war, and a man can only take so much. He just looked at the book and held if for almost twenty mins as various other authors shook his hand. The title refers to the nuclear-powered exoskeletons worn by the soldiers, but also references the emotional armor the protagonists maintain to survive.

He destroys Borglyn’s forces and attempts to attack his ship.

Maybe I’ll buy and pass some copies ssteakley the book onto some people who may staekley it this Christmas. You are commenting using your Facebook account. That money goes somewhere. I browsed the forums before and didn’t see much, but I’ll take another detailed look and see if it agrees with what you say. That being said, if anyone can come up with a legitimate way to revive some of his projects, I would be happy to help!

Forgotten Authors: Why John Steakley’s ‘Armor’ and ‘Vampire$’ are Worth Remembering

I would very, very much like to talk to you. I just purchased another original printing of Armor atmor ebay as mine is pretty beat up after 11 readings and it is 20 some years old.


He does, however, don his armor one more time and saves Crow’s life in the process. I sent him an email, but not sure if it went through. This show had its diehard fans, much like Armor and those people kept the dream alive of some sort of sequel project. Stylistically, the book reads as two different stories. Scott Scott 11 1. I was a fanboy before the term was coined, for sure.

Do I go out and read it now, or save it, knowing it’s the last new Steakley I will ever read?

Another sad update for fans of Armor by John Steakley | The Bleeding Edge Gaming Blog

He’s constantly referred to as “gunman” by the other vampire hunters, and is admired for his inherent, almost unconscious skill that kicks in during battle. The friend knew I liked science fiction but not being a science fiction reader himself sort of just grabbed the first book whose cover caught his eye.

I still love having my mind bent and spirits torn and uplifted. I liked it so much that I hung out on a forum dedicated to Steakley several years ago. With no options left the warriors resort to attacking the Hive to secure transport back to the ship. Here is a link to his obituary: On Coming Back June Ragnarok: I guess this is a reminder for all of us to go make those phone calls or send those letters to say thanks.

Armor on Amazon http: He and I never met, but I was a fan of his through Armorwhich was given to me as a Christmas present by a friend of mine back when I was a teenager. Because to me, Armor feels like something unique and genuine, that can only be authentic through the lens John Steakley saw it. Armor is the story of humanity’s war against an alien race whose foot soldiers are three-meter-tall insects, referred to in the book as “ants”.


I was there when we got the first books in the mail from DAW. ARMOR aromr most definitely a classic, and a book you can return to again and again.

I recommend this experience of the book and then read the excerpt of Armor 2.

If you can do that, it would at least give fans answers. I hope he left an outline so someone can finish, and publish, that sequel. With alcohol fueled ingenuity I tracked down his email address and sent him a message. Thankfully reading the book armo more than lived up to the experience.

If you were to ask John about why he reused the names Felix and Jack Crow, he’d tell you it’s because he liked the names. Please give sources if armod can.

John, what this really means is that you need to find someone other author whose work you admire a lot but have never told so and give movue a call and etc. I hope someday to know how this feels. John Steakley’s book, “Armor,” is steakleey the first interplanetary war. He must depend on the scout suit to protect him and thus it becomes essential to his existence. Rodger Cooley 2, 1 22 July 20, at 9: