|Died||13 February 2018|
|Alias name(s)|| Richard Austin|
S. L. Hunter
Victor Woodward Milán (born 1954 in Tulsa, Oklahoma; died 13 February 2018 in Albuquerque, N.M.) was an American science fiction writer. In 1986 he won the Prometheus Award for Cybernetic Samurai. Besides his BattleTech work, he also wrote several shared universe works for the Forgotten Realms, Star Trek, and Wild Cards universes. He also wrote books under the pseudonyms Richard Austin (Jove Books The Guardians series), Robert Baron (Jove Books' Stormrider series), and S. L. Hunter (Steele series with Simon Hawke, who used the pen name J. D. Masters). He also wrote at least 9 novels under the "house name" of James Axler for the Harlequin Press/Gold Eagle Books Deathlands series and Outlanders series.
He died following a short battle with cancer, at age 63.
Dark Age Novels
- BattleTech-related works by Victor Milán