Episode 136 – With Myke Cole

On March 5, 2013, in Podcast, by Patrick Hester

In episode 135 of the Functional Nerds podcast, Patrick Hester and John Anealio welcome back Myke Cole, author of the Shadow Ops series including Control Point and the new Fortress Frontier. This week’s picks: John: The Hype Machine Myke: SA Corey’s Leviathan Wakes Novel Patrick: Usagi Yojimbo: Way of the Ronin Game This week’s topic: […]

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Episode 135 – Dungeons and Dragons w/Myke Cole

On February 12, 2013, in Podcast, by Patrick Hester

In the 135th episode of the Functional Nerds podcast, Patrick Hester and John Anealio welcome author Myke Cole to the third seat. About Myke: As a secu­rity con­tractor, gov­ern­ment civilian and mil­i­tary officer, Myke Cole’s career has run the gamut from Coun­tert­er­rorism to Cyber War­fare to Fed­eral Law Enforce­ment. He’s done three tours in Iraq […]

Book Review: Fortress Frontier by Myke Cole

On January 21, 2013, in Book Review, Paul Weimer, by Paul Weimer

It’s been rough for Oscar Britton, Army officer turned Sorcerous Operations Corps portamancer turned outlaw selfer. After the chaos of his escape from the U.S. Army base in The Source, living life on the run while being true to his developing philosophy and ideals for what should be the future of magic users like himself […]

Skill beats Will: Myke Cole’s Shadow Ops: Control Point

On April 30, 2012, in Book Review, Paul Weimer, by Paul Weimer

  The magic returns (or comes into being) to our technological modern day world is not a new idea in fantasy.  Rachel Pollack’s Unquestionable Fire. The novels of Alyx Dellamonica. The roleplaying games Shadowrun and GURPS: Technomancer hypothesize what would happen if magic erupted into the modern world. Other novels and stories ponder a return […]

Book Review: Shadow Ops: Control Point, by Myke Cole

On February 3, 2012, in Book Review, Carrie Cuinn, by CarrieCuinn

I bought Myke Cole’s debut novel the day it came out, on the strength of the reading I saw him do at last summer’s Readercon. Shadow Ops: Control Point is the first in a series, and it’s a quick read. I started it on the train ride from Trenton to Philadelphia, read a bit before class, […]

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Book Received: Shadow Ops: Control Point

On January 28, 2012, in Books Received, by Patrick Hester

Mass Market Paperback: 400 pages Publisher: Ace (January 31, 2012) ISBN-10: 1937007243 Official Description: Army Officer. Fugitive. Sorcerer. Across the country and in every nation, people are waking up with magical talents. Untrained and panicked, they summon storms, raise the dead, and set everything they touch ablaze. Army officer Oscar Britton sees the worst of […]

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