American science fiction writer, winner of the 1986 Prometheus Award

Reference

Victor Milan - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
"Victor Woodward Milán (born 1954 in Tulsa, Oklahoma) is an American writer known for libertarian science fiction and an interest in cybernetics. In 1986 he won the Prometheus Award for Cybernetic Samurai. He has also written several shared universe works for the Forgotten Realms, Star Trek, and Wild Cards Universes. He has also written books under the pseudonyms Richard Austin and Robert Baron. ..."

Awards Received

1986 Prometheus Best Novel Award, granted by Libertarian Futurist Society, Prometheus Best Novel Award
For Cybernetic Samurai

Writings

Gravity works, Rational Review, 3 Feb 2005
Discusses the state of democracy in the United States in the wake of the January 2005 Iraqi parliamentary election
"Democracy is a fraud in the US -- a control mechanism, a puppet-show to make the cattle think they have some role in governing themselves. ... Imagine how you'd feel, here in the former United States of the former America, if you got to enjoy a Chinese People's Liberation Army goon pointing a Type 56 at your head during a routine traffic stop. ... How can the US export freedom to Iraq or anyplace? We don't have any. The Constitution is a dead letter."
Related Topics: United States, Iraq

Books Authored

Cybernetic Samurai, 1985
1986 Prometheus Award winner