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I’ve got a story in Aliens: Bug Hunt

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Aliens: Bug Hunt

There are a bunch of great authors in here. It was fun to play in the Aliens universe. I’ve also got a story coming out for Predator. I get to write for all of the cool things from my childhood.

My story in this one is a little different though. Lots of other writers were already writing Colonial Marines fighting various things, and several were writing about some of the cool Colonial Marine characters we’ve seen before, but really, what is the coolest thing in that whole movie? If you are a gun nut you automatically said the M41 Pulse Rifle.

There are a lot of authors in the world, but I like to think that I’m the best choice to write a future Gun Stories/Tales of the Gun style script for an iconic sci-fi weapon.  😀

(speaking of which, I’m a regular guest on Joe Mantegna’s Gun Stories now. We’re filming Season 7 this month)

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21 Comments on "I’ve got a story in Aliens: Bug Hunt"

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Ron
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Ron
17 days 8 hours ago

The coolest thing in the movie are the M56 Smartguns Drake and Vasquez used. The M41 is the second coolest. Of course, the M41 has the benefit of lots more screen time.

Joe in PNG
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Joe in PNG
16 days 21 hours ago

I’d say that the second coolest thing was cut from the regular edition of the film- that’s the robot sentry guns.
But yeah, the M56 Smartguns rule.

tomyironmane
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tomyironmane
14 days 8 hours ago

No one in the military likes trusting smart anything. Hell, they hate it when the gun doesn’t have backup irons for its scope.

Ron
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Ron
17 days 8 hours ago

Book looks awesome…will read it once I’m finished rereading ‘War for the Oaks’.

Nick Gardner
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Nick Gardner
17 days 7 hours ago

Awesome to hear people are still discovering that book.

Ygolonac
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Ygolonac
17 days 7 hours ago

WFTO is one of my automatic pick-ups when I find a copy at a garage sale or thrift store – purely so I can give it away to someone else. 😀

There’s a few authors/books I do that with, actually… MHI would be a lock for gifting, except I can’t *find* it like that. Gonna have to try for a bulk-rate and get a case at a time, I guess.

Hunting Guy
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Hunting Guy
16 days 19 hours ago

Is that by Emma Bull?

Ygolonac
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Ygolonac
16 days 27 minutes ago

Yup.

Murgy
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Murgy
16 days 24 minutes ago

Yes. First published in 1987.

Brian Niemeier
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17 days 7 hours ago

Awesome, Larry! 😀

NTNR
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NTNR
17 days 7 hours ago

Very cool!

Kell
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Kell
17 days 6 hours ago

Available now? Sad…Amazon tells me I can’t have my copy until Next Tuesday. Of course, maybe it’s me, because they’re also telling me that my leather-bound copy of Vendetta will be delivered late.

PvtPyle
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PvtPyle
16 days 16 hours ago

What shows have you been on so that we can check them out?

jic
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jic
16 days 12 hours ago

I always thought the big, bright, red LED ammo level display on the side of the M41 was a major design flaw.

Guest
15 days 22 hours ago

I will now have to look up gun Stories and watch it. My wife might even like it – she’s a fan of Criminal Minds.

Kevin Findley
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Kevin Findley
15 days 15 hours ago

Predator, Aliens; which franchise are you going to go all bacon bits on next?

I ask because (as we all know) bacon bits make everything better.

tuco
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tuco
13 days 20 hours ago

Where’s that Napoleon Dynamite “Lucky!” meme? I had it around here somewhere….

tuco
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tuco
13 days 20 hours ago

Wouldn’t it be cool if someone built a working Pulse Rifle? Yeah, too bad something like that would probably be top secret.

http://www.max-11.com/TopSecret.html

jic
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jic
13 days 4 hours ago

As I recall, the actual movie props were working weapons. They were modified Thompsons.

IllTemperedCur
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IllTemperedCur
12 days 23 hours ago

I’ve always thought that the scene where Hicks introduces Ripley to that “personal friend of mine” is one of the best love scenes ever made for an action film.

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