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Stephen Hunter would be the most suitable author to become a scriptwriter for action movies If words could make an audience move his writing would make a reader jump In all ten of his novels the film critic and former member of the US Army writes everything you could ask for in a book He writes a finely detailed story while keeping you on the edge of your seat as if you were watching it happen live He creates stories that excite readers everywhere He perceives writing not just as words but as something alive something real Stephen Hunter is perhaps the most likely literary legend his knowledge of weapons his suspenseful writing style and his common theme of cruelty between humans make his work any readers favourite He is subtle in his depiction of a corrupt government in both his works Black Light and Point of Impact Hunters two-year experience in the US Army is evident throughout his descriptive writing about weaponry in both of his works This adds realism and tension to the stories In Black Light he outlines the steps on reloading a gun in great detail he managed to pull back the cylinder latch and shake the cylinder out Turning the gun upward he shook and shook until one at a time all six shells fell out He wedged the gun between his knees and again one by one picked shells out of his cartridge loops and threaded them into the cylinder Big 357 soft points With a snap of the wrist he flicked the cylinder shut Hunter 1996 162 Detailed descriptions such as this paint pictures for the readers The use of the appropriate terminology demonstrates that he is knowledgeable about weapons Furthermore he goes into just the right amount of detail so the reader still pays enough attention but not too much detail so it doesnt become dreary and disinteresting Hunter is also knowledgeable about the capabilities of certain
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