David Robbins Author:Blade: First Strike, Blade: Outlands Strike BLADE — Named for the razor-sharp bowies that never left his side, he was unmatched in size and strength. In post-nuclear America, he was the last hope of what was left of the civilized world. — THE FREEDOM FORCE — Six men trained in the art of killing, each was a perfect instrument of death. In a ravaged world crawling with mutants and savages, th... more »eir talents were much in demand.
In the remote wilderness of California, a nuclear accident called the Spider was kidnapping and raping human women, producing an army of inhuman spawn he hoped would conquer mankind. It was up to Blade and the Force to destroy his web of terror - or the world would face a fate far worse than atomic destruction.
Led by Blade, they were seven hand-picked members of the Freedom Federation. Each was a volunteer because no one had the guts to order them to go anywhere; each alone was worth an army - together, they couldn't be stopped.
Sanitize the Outlands of Oregon, which were under the rule of a vile race of mutants called the Reptiloids. Their diabolical leader had a taste for pitting humans against each other in Roman arena combat, and all the lizard-men had a taste for human flesh. They had rounded up all the men, women and children in the territory and were preparing for a great feast - but what they didn't know was that Blade was coming to dinner, and the special of the day was lizard stew.« less