On Sale: January 13, 2015
Featuring: Gregg Hartmann; Dr. Tachyon
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Wild Cards IV: Aces Abroad -- book four of the original
Cards series now in trade paperback—featuring two brand-
The action-packed alternate fantasy returns for a new
generation, featuring fiction from #1 New York Times
bestselling author George R. R. Martin, Michael Cassutt,
Melinda M. Snodgrass, Lewis Shiner, and more—plus two
completely new stories from Kevin Andrew Murphy and
bestselling author Carrie Vaughn. Forty years after the
Card Virus’s release, the World Health Organization
it’s time to take a delegation of Aces, Jokers,
and journalists on a fact-finding mission to learn how
countries are dealing with the virus that reshaped
Leading the team is Gregg Hartmann, a senator with
presidential aspirations and a dangerous ace up his
Joining him is a menagerie of some of the series’ best and
most popular Wild Cards, including Dr. Tachyon, aces
Peregrine and Golden Boy, and jokers Chrysalis, Troll, and
From the jungles of Haiti and Peru to the tumultuous
political climate of Egypt, from a monastery in Japan to
streets of the most glamorous cities of Europe, the Wild
Cards are in for an eye-opening trip. While some are
worshiped as actual gods, those possessing the most
mutations are treated with a contempt that's all too
familiar to the delegates from Jokertown.
New alliances will be formed, new enemies will be made,
some actions will fulfill centuries-old prophecies that
ripples throughout the future of the Wild Cards universe.
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