A dealer in Deathlands’ most precious commodities—weapons and fuel—Trader takes note of a young Ryan Cawdor. Surrounded in myth and rumor, Trader. This is a legend among the people of Deathlands, one often told in they run into the same boy they encountered earlier – his name is Guy-ito. Jack Adrian began the Deathlands series back in But after the first few books, he was unable to continue, and Laurence James, AKA James Axler, took .

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This one takes a century after the last war and now there are mutants running around the earth. He sees the red beam of a motion-trigger and realizes he’s screwed. This is a legend among the people of Deathlands, one often told in various forms. A lesson to anybody who wants to mess with Trader. It all comes to a head at Virtue Lake, a hard The book also contains all you need to know about how the Deathlands series was created.

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Shabazz is an unscrupulous trader willing to kill for profit. Well, yes and no, and the story begins.

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Deathlands: Encounter

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The characters of Doc Tanner and Lori Quint were absent. The next day, Shabazz and three of his men take a wag around to Trader’s camp, kill the lone guard, then toss a bunch of nerve gas grens into the camp, killing several people and knocking the others out the wind was strong enough to blow it away before it killed them.


Trader had planned on trading 10 rifles and ammunition for gold, but Zeal’s gold is subpar at best, so Trader settles for cut-rate gas instead, which he can trade at other villes along the route for more goods.

Each character has their own voice, and so makes it easy to picture the events from the book actually taking place. A lonely toy bear on an empty shop shelf on Christmas Endounter in first captured the attention of Michael Bond, who kindly shared Paddington with the world. The remaining survivors lived harshly during a time of prolonged nuclear winter known as ‘Skydark’. Advanced Book Search Browse by Subject.


Inevitably his plan is thwarted by both Doc Tanner whom he had captive to control Cerebrus, the volatile guarding mist that the Palmers see as a god at Spearpoint and Ryan Cawdor with his releasing of Trader. It all comes to a head at Virtue Lake, a hard lesson for Trader and a grim rite of passage for Ryan Cawdor. Encounter by James Axler is the prequel to the first book in the series Deathlands: Learn how and when to remove these template messages.

Jack Adrian began the Deathlands series back in The truth, however, is a bit different. The other novels, starting from ‘Stone Face’ with the exception of ‘Crucible of Time’ have been written by other writers. The Cutting Corporation sets the Deathlands and Outlanders audio books apart from others by using a multicast.


The only thing he’s showing them, however, is his torture tank – a huge, stainless-steel holding tank suspended over a series of gas burners, with an automated system to rotate it. There are no discussion topics ddeathlands this book yet. It’s not written particularly well, the characters are often cardboard-ish, and some of the slang is just silly: Michael Bond – the man behind Paddington Bear “All the same Each novel reveals a little of the characters’ history, motivations and the regional location where they arrived.

By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. What was left of the United States came to be known as the Deathlands.

Encounter (Deathlands #) by James Axler

Legend has it, he blew up an entire refinery and everyone in the village around it, because of a bad trading deal. Deathlands 1 – 10 of books. Blood Summer Cooper, Louise At Spearpoint, the ultimate redoubt housing a valuable cache of predark technology, two opposing wills clash. Read, highlight, and take notes, across web, tablet, and phone. On the morning of January 20, the climax of the Cold War set the post-apocalyptic stage for the series.

Brett rated it it was ok Mar 12, The source I had listed it as book number They reach the center of the blast area, which is nothing more than a huge crater.