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The Hardest Part: Ian J. Malone on Red Sky Dawning

Posted on 2015-05-08 at 15:28 by montsamu

Durham author Ian J. Malone's 2013 science fiction debut Mako introduced a team of five "thirty-something" friends who become the first-ever group to beat the (fictional, at least for now!) video game "Mako Assault". Flown to meet the game's mysterious designer, they learn that the game's intent was far more than entertainment: the game was designed to train and identify just such a group of human players, desperately needed in an interstellar war. (If you're thinking of The Last Starfighter you may be on

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