About Author: Cape Rust

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Cape has led a life of adventure and excitement. Born and raised in San Antonio, Texas he joined the Army where he served six years as a Military Policeman and six years as an All Source Intelligence Analyst. He served in such diverse places as South Korea, Germany, Bosnia, Serbia, Hungary, Croatia, Kansas, Alabama, Kentucky and Arizona. After leaving the Army he spent 4 years training African Soldiers for peacekeeping missions. After visiting ten different African nations (some several times) he developed training materials for counter IED training. He now builds web sites for the Army. He enjoys PC Gaming, Table Top RPGs, reading and shooting. He has been married to his wife Laurie for almost 18 years and has two daughters Mallie and Megan. He is currently the caretaker of one of the world’s largest corgis Truman and a clowder of cats that includes Midnight, Smokey and Tum Tum Monster Destroyer.

Posts by Cape Rust

  • Assassins Creed 4: Hawk by: Eric Corbeyran and Dijilall Defaux Genre(s):  Comics, Graphic Novel Format: Hardcover Publisher: Titan Books Description: Jonathan Hawk has tagged in for Desmond Miles, who is on an urgent mission. Hawk is tasked with the search for the Scepter of Isis an powerful artifact from ancient Egypt, lost in time. Through his ancestor , El Cakr, Hawk will travel to Egypt (circa 1257) where the Scepter of Isis is possessed by the new Sultan. This mission is made infinitely more difficult by the fact that in the present day he is being pursued by Vernon Hest, a Templar agent of no small skill.  Review: This is the first time these graphic novel have been printed in […]

    BOOK REVIEW – Assassins Creed 4: Hawk

    Assassins Creed 4: Hawk by: Eric Corbeyran and Dijilall Defaux Genre(s):  Comics, Graphic Novel Format: Hardcover Publisher: Titan Books Description: Jonathan Hawk has tagged in for Desmond Miles, who is on an urgent mission. Hawk is tasked with the search for the Scepter of Isis an powerful artifact from ancient Egypt, lost in time. Through his ancestor , El Cakr, Hawk will travel to Egypt (circa 1257) where the Scepter of Isis is possessed by the new Sultan. This mission is made infinitely more difficult by the fact that in the present day he is being pursued by Vernon Hest, a Templar agent of no small skill.  Review: This is the first time these graphic novel have been printed in […]

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  • Genre(s): Fantasy, Oversized Sword and Sorcery Format: Paperback Publisher: CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform Description: Imagine you live in a Medieval Fantasy World. You are short, a bit pudgy, and on the far end of 40. Things couldn’t be any worse right? WRONG! Imagine that the only thing you have ever wanted to be is a hero. A noble Knight, loved by all the savior of the land. Well, Angst is all of those things, or at least he was until he broke his bond with the magical sword Chryslaenor. Now he is back to middle-aged and dumpy. The powers the sword granted him have left and mysterious changes in the world are killing him slowly. Just when you thought things […]

    Book Review: Buried in Angst

    Genre(s): Fantasy, Oversized Sword and Sorcery Format: Paperback Publisher: CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform Description: Imagine you live in a Medieval Fantasy World. You are short, a bit pudgy, and on the far end of 40. Things couldn’t be any worse right? WRONG! Imagine that the only thing you have ever wanted to be is a hero. A noble Knight, loved by all the savior of the land. Well, Angst is all of those things, or at least he was until he broke his bond with the magical sword Chryslaenor. Now he is back to middle-aged and dumpy. The powers the sword granted him have left and mysterious changes in the world are killing him slowly. Just when you thought things […]

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  • Genre(s): Sci Fi, Coffee Table Books, Making of Format: Paperback, Hardcover Publisher: Titan Books Description: From the mind of Neill Blomkamp comes a backstage look at the sci-fi movie Elysium. Blomkamp, who brought us District 9, has allowed readers to look inside his complex and talented head to see all of the thought that went into making Elysium the movie that it is. This book shows readers a cradle to grave look through panoramic illustrations how the magic of this movie happens. Review: Books like this tend to get my geek. I found the concept of the movie interesting enough, but when presented with a book like this, it is hard to not want to go out, buy the movie […]

    Book Review: Elysium: The Art of the Film

    Genre(s): Sci Fi, Coffee Table Books, Making of Format: Paperback, Hardcover Publisher: Titan Books Description: From the mind of Neill Blomkamp comes a backstage look at the sci-fi movie Elysium. Blomkamp, who brought us District 9, has allowed readers to look inside his complex and talented head to see all of the thought that went into making Elysium the movie that it is. This book shows readers a cradle to grave look through panoramic illustrations how the magic of this movie happens. Review: Books like this tend to get my geek. I found the concept of the movie interesting enough, but when presented with a book like this, it is hard to not want to go out, buy the movie […]

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  • Genre(s): Sci-Fi, Zombie Format: Paperback, Kindle, hardback Publisher: Osprey Publishing Description: So kid, you say you are a zombie hunter, eh? You say you’ve killed plenty of them have you? Is all that zombie killin’ what accounts for that twitch? Let me ask you a few questions. How many types of zombies are there? How do you kill a necromantic zombie? Wait, you don’t know what a necromantic zombie is? Well, have I got the guide for you! Zombies: A Hunter’s Guide is part guide, part story, and a whole heck of a visual trip through the “history” of zombies. Review: First, the hardcover of this book is absolutely beautiful. The silver writing on the spine sets off the silver […]

    Book Review – Zombies: A Hunter’s Guide

    Genre(s): Sci-Fi, Zombie Format: Paperback, Kindle, hardback Publisher: Osprey Publishing Description: So kid, you say you are a zombie hunter, eh? You say you’ve killed plenty of them have you? Is all that zombie killin’ what accounts for that twitch? Let me ask you a few questions. How many types of zombies are there? How do you kill a necromantic zombie? Wait, you don’t know what a necromantic zombie is? Well, have I got the guide for you! Zombies: A Hunter’s Guide is part guide, part story, and a whole heck of a visual trip through the “history” of zombies. Review: First, the hardcover of this book is absolutely beautiful. The silver writing on the spine sets off the silver […]

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  • Genre(s): Fantasy, D&D, Forgotten Realms Format: Paperback, Kindle, MP3 CD, Hardback, Audible Publisher: Wizards of the Coast Description: The Sundering is a multi-author series that takes place in the storied setting of the Forgotten Realms. The opening book in this series was authored by none other than R.A. Salvatore, so you know the folks over at Wizards of the Coast mean business. Erevis Cale, the chosen of Mask has a son; a son that has inherited his all of his father’s shadowy traits and none of his father’s shadowy tendencies. This alone wouldn’t merit much of a tale if it were not for Mephistopheles and his need to erase anything Cale at any cost. Lucky for Cale and his son […]

    The Godborn: The Sundering Book II by Paul S. Kemp

    Genre(s): Fantasy, D&D, Forgotten Realms Format: Paperback, Kindle, MP3 CD, Hardback, Audible Publisher: Wizards of the Coast Description: The Sundering is a multi-author series that takes place in the storied setting of the Forgotten Realms. The opening book in this series was authored by none other than R.A. Salvatore, so you know the folks over at Wizards of the Coast mean business. Erevis Cale, the chosen of Mask has a son; a son that has inherited his all of his father’s shadowy traits and none of his father’s shadowy tendencies. This alone wouldn’t merit much of a tale if it were not for Mephistopheles and his need to erase anything Cale at any cost. Lucky for Cale and his son […]

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  •   Genere(s): Mystery, Ghost Story, Sci-Fi, Supernatural, Classic horror, Steampunk Format: Paperback, Hardcover, Kindle, Audiobook Publisher: Pyr Description: The assassination of Queen Victoria in 1840 altered history as we know it. After this vicious killing, a group of influential men including King George, Prince Albert and others have received supernatural advice. This advice has had a significant impact on the progress of the empire and is coming from the sprit of a dead mystic by the name of Abdu El Yezdi. All of this is well and good until someone starts abducting important scientists, surgeons, and engineers right before a major treaty with the newly formed Greater German Confederation. To make things even worse, Abdu El Yezdi has gone silent: […]

    Book Review: The Secret of Abdu El Yezdi

      Genere(s): Mystery, Ghost Story, Sci-Fi, Supernatural, Classic horror, Steampunk Format: Paperback, Hardcover, Kindle, Audiobook Publisher: Pyr Description: The assassination of Queen Victoria in 1840 altered history as we know it. After this vicious killing, a group of influential men including King George, Prince Albert and others have received supernatural advice. This advice has had a significant impact on the progress of the empire and is coming from the sprit of a dead mystic by the name of Abdu El Yezdi. All of this is well and good until someone starts abducting important scientists, surgeons, and engineers right before a major treaty with the newly formed Greater German Confederation. To make things even worse, Abdu El Yezdi has gone silent: […]

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  • Steam on the Horizon Genere(s): Adventure, Steampunk, Sci-Fi Format: Paperback Publisher: SteamyGirl Publishing Description: When the boiler explodes on the airship Lucky Lady, killing three men, first mate Gavin Roberts finds himself in the crosshairs of one of the most powerful men in Europe. Sir Cornelius Smothers, an iron-fisted shipping tycoon, has lost his youngest son in the boiler explosion and he holds Roberts responsible for the accident. Determined to rescue both the Lucky Lady and his own name, Roberts negotiates a deal with Smothers to purchase the ruined airship within three years, a bargain which promises certain death if he defaults. Renaming his crippled airship The Horizon, Roberts begins to rebuild her with the help of an eccentric inventor […]

    Book Review: Steam on the Horzion: Aether Saga Volume 1 by Melissa Ann Conroy

    Steam on the Horizon Genere(s): Adventure, Steampunk, Sci-Fi Format: Paperback Publisher: SteamyGirl Publishing Description: When the boiler explodes on the airship Lucky Lady, killing three men, first mate Gavin Roberts finds himself in the crosshairs of one of the most powerful men in Europe. Sir Cornelius Smothers, an iron-fisted shipping tycoon, has lost his youngest son in the boiler explosion and he holds Roberts responsible for the accident. Determined to rescue both the Lucky Lady and his own name, Roberts negotiates a deal with Smothers to purchase the ruined airship within three years, a bargain which promises certain death if he defaults. Renaming his crippled airship The Horizon, Roberts begins to rebuild her with the help of an eccentric inventor […]

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  • Genere(s): Action, Adventure, Bollywood, Superheros Publisher: Titan Books Description: Aman Sen is smart, young, ambitious and going nowhere. He thinks this is because he doesn’t have the right connections–but then he gets off a plane from London to Delhi and discovers that he has turned into a communications demigod. Indeed, everyone on Aman’s flight now has extraordinary abilities corresponding to their innermost desires. Vir, a pilot, can now fly. Uzma, an aspiring Bollywood actress, now possesses infinite charisma. And then there’s Jai, an indestructible one-man army with a good old-fashioned goal — to rule the world! Aman wants to ensure that their new powers aren’t wasted on costumed crime-fighting, celebrity endorsements, or reality television. He wants to heal the planet […]

    Book Review: Turbulence by Samit Basu

    Genere(s): Action, Adventure, Bollywood, Superheros Publisher: Titan Books Description: Aman Sen is smart, young, ambitious and going nowhere. He thinks this is because he doesn’t have the right connections–but then he gets off a plane from London to Delhi and discovers that he has turned into a communications demigod. Indeed, everyone on Aman’s flight now has extraordinary abilities corresponding to their innermost desires. Vir, a pilot, can now fly. Uzma, an aspiring Bollywood actress, now possesses infinite charisma. And then there’s Jai, an indestructible one-man army with a good old-fashioned goal — to rule the world! Aman wants to ensure that their new powers aren’t wasted on costumed crime-fighting, celebrity endorsements, or reality television. He wants to heal the planet […]

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  • Like most readers I get nervous when I see Official Novelizations of Movies. I get downright frightened when I have to review them, so heading into the Novelization of the recently released Pacific Rim I felt like I was getting ready to start break dancing in a mine field, a horrible, painful end wasn’t an if; it was a matter of when. Imagine how surprised I was when not only did I finish the book, but in reading it had actually made a poor life choice to stay up much later than I should have to cross that finish line. I say poor life choice not because of the quality of the book, but because waking up at 5:30 AM […]

    Book Review: Pacific Rim

    Like most readers I get nervous when I see Official Novelizations of Movies. I get downright frightened when I have to review them, so heading into the Novelization of the recently released Pacific Rim I felt like I was getting ready to start break dancing in a mine field, a horrible, painful end wasn’t an if; it was a matter of when. Imagine how surprised I was when not only did I finish the book, but in reading it had actually made a poor life choice to stay up much later than I should have to cross that finish line. I say poor life choice not because of the quality of the book, but because waking up at 5:30 AM […]

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  • Book Review:  Joyland by Stephen King Genere(s):  Mystery, Pulp, Ghost Story, Romance, Coming of Age, Crime Format: Paperback (only) Publisher: Hard Case Crime Description: Set in a small-town North Carolina amusement park in 1973, Joyland tells the story of the summer in which college student Devin Jones comes to work as a carny and confronts the legacy of a vicious murder, the fate of a dying child, and the ways both will change his life forever. Review: I knew when Stephen King decided to go with Hard Case Crime to publish his latest novel that it would be something special, but I had no idea that by the end of Joyland  I would be fighting back tears in the break […]

    Joyland by Stephen King

    Book Review:  Joyland by Stephen King Genere(s):  Mystery, Pulp, Ghost Story, Romance, Coming of Age, Crime Format: Paperback (only) Publisher: Hard Case Crime Description: Set in a small-town North Carolina amusement park in 1973, Joyland tells the story of the summer in which college student Devin Jones comes to work as a carny and confronts the legacy of a vicious murder, the fate of a dying child, and the ways both will change his life forever. Review: I knew when Stephen King decided to go with Hard Case Crime to publish his latest novel that it would be something special, but I had no idea that by the end of Joyland  I would be fighting back tears in the break […]

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