The Old Man’s War is a series of military science fiction novels by American novelist John Scalzi. The series is about Earth’s senior citizens being recruited to join the CDF (Colonial Defense Forces). The lead character, John Perry, starts out as a recruit and the books follow his progress through the ranks of the CDF.


John Scalzi is an American author of science fiction, humour and non-fiction, in addition to being an online blogger. He is the author of the Old Man’s War series. Scalzi attended the University of Chicago, during which time he was editor-in-chief for The Chicago Maroon. He is a former president of the Science Fiction and […]