The list author says: "In many works for fiction (books or film) involving martial arts, the martial artists are depicted as supermen or magicians, or both. The study of martial arts, the discipline, the smell and ceremony of the dojo, are all we represented in these books.
Most of them show the martial arts as realistic, flawed people. People like you and me, who are very good at the skills they study."
"Joe Ledger is a bad hombre who does not hesitate when hard decisions need to be made. Mainly shown shooting zombies with large guns, he displays his hand-to-hand skills regularly, while wondering if, with all the killing, if he still has a soul."