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bladeA centuries-old battle between ninja and samurai over a stolen sword… enter ‘Rage Cage’ Reeves!

Taught to fight by his war hero grandfather, Reeves comes home to find Grandpa Butch embroiled in a centuries-old battle over a treasured Japanese sword. Together they team up with Tara the hot-rodding ambulance driver and a secretive member of a samurai warrior brotherhood to take on a powerful clan of ninja and yakuza bent on sparking a third world war.

From the heroics of the Devil’s Brigade in World War II and the brutal underground fight scene of Tokyo to the American heartland, BLADE OF DISHONOR pits battle-hardened cage fighters against cunning shadow warriors in a thrilling adventure story that’s part Kurosawa and part Tarantino … with a ton of Pluck!

BLADE OF DISHONOR is available from Amazon.


“A new pulp master.”
–David Cranmer, editor of BEAT TO A PULP

“Thomas Pluck is a hell of a writer, his prose is blade sharp  and he writes with the heart of a warrior.”  –Josh Stallings, author of OUT THERE BAD

“Thomas Pluck combines jabs of clever humor with full-impact gut shots.”
–Johnny Shaw, author of DOVE SEASON and BIG MARIA


Thomas Pluck writes unflinching fiction with heart. He also lifts heavy things and wrassles. He works with computers now, but has worked on the docks, in construction sites, flipping burgers, washing dishes, and even cleaned the crappers at the Guggenheim. His work has appeared in The Utne Reader, Needle: A Magazine of Noir, Burnt Bridge, PANK Magazine, McSweeney’s, The Morning News, Beat to a Pulp, and numerous anthologies. He is also the editor of Protectors: Stories to Benefit PROTECT, which collects stories from 41 authors to fight child abuse, all proceeds going to PROTECT: The National Association to Protect Children.