Wild Cards

In 1946, an alien virus that rewrites human DNA was accidentally unleashed in the skies over New York City. It killed ninety percent of those it infected. Nine percent of those who survived mutated into tragically deformed creatures. And one percent gained superpowers. Wild Cards is the history of the world since then—and of the heroes among that one percent. This shared-universe science fiction series, created and edited since 1987 by New York Times #1 bestselling science fiction and fantasy author George R. R. Martin, now tells the story of a new generation of heroes, for long-time fans and new readers alike.

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Wild Cards IV: Aces Abroad
Wild Cards IV: Aces Abroad
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Wild Cards IV: Aces Abroad -- book four of the original Wild Cards series now in trade paperback—featuring two brand-new stories

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 Wild Card Virus’s release, the World Health Organization decides it’s time to take a delegation of Aces, Jokers, politicians, and journalists on a fact-finding mission to learn how other countries are dealing with the virus that reshaped humanity. Leading the team is Gregg Hartmann, a senator with presidential aspirations and a dangerous ace up his sleeve. 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 Father Squid. From the jungles of Haiti and Peru to the tumultuous political climate of Egypt, from a monastery in Japan to the 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 extreme 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, and some actions will fulfill centuries-old prophecies that make ripples throughout the future of the Wild Cards universe.

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Wild Cards (Volume 4)

Edited by George R.R. Martin and the Wild Cards Trust

Tor/Forge

Wild Cards IV: Aces Abroad -- book four of the original Wild Cards series now in trade paperback—featuring two brand-new storiesThe action-packed alternate fantasy...

Available 01/13/2015

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Lowball
Lowball
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Decades after an alien virus changed the course of history, the surviving population of Manhattan still struggles to understand the new world left in its wake. Natural humans share the rough city with those given extraordinary—and sometimes terrifying—traits. While most manage to coexist in an uneasy peace, not everyone is willing to adapt. Down in the seedy underbelly of Jokertown, residents are going missing. The authorities are unwilling to investigate, except for a fresh lieutenant looking to prove himself and a collection of unlikely jokers forced to take matters into their own hands—or tentacles. The deeper into the kidnapping case these misfits and miscreants get, the higher the stakes are raised.

Edited by #1 New York Times bestselling author George R. R. Martin and acclaimed author Melinda M. Snodgrass, Lowball is the latest mosaic novel in the acclaimed Wild Cards universe, featuring original fiction by Carrie Vaughn, Ian Tregillis, David Anthony Durham, Melinda M. Snodgrass, Mary Anne Mohanraj, David D. Levine, Michael Cassutt, and Walter John Williams.

Perfect for old fans and new readers alike, Lowball delves deeper into the world of aces, jokers, and the hard-boiled men and women of the Fort Freak police precinct in a pulpy, page-turning novel of superheroics and mystery.


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Wild Cards

Edited by George R.R. Martin and Melinda M. Snodgrass

Tor/Forge

Decades after an alien virus changed the course of history, the surviving population of Manhattan still struggles to understand the new world left in its wake. Natural humans share the rough...

Available 11/04/2014

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Wild Cards III: Jokers Wild
Wild Cards III: Jokers Wild
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The journey into high adventure soars on!

Let the secret history of the world be told—of the alien virus that struck Earth after World War II, and of the handful of survivors who found they now possessed superhuman powers. Some were called Aces, endowed with powerful mental and physical prowess. The others were Jokers, tormented by bizarre mind or body disfigurements. Some served humanity. Others wreaked terror. Now, forty years later, under the streets of Manhattan an evil genius unleashes the powers of darkness—and Aces and Jokers alike must fight for their lives.

Here, in the third volume of the Wild Cards series, seven of science fiction's most gifted writers take you on a journey of wonder and excitement.
Includes stories by:
Edward Bryant
Leanne C. Harper
George R. R. Martin
John J. Miller
Lewis Shiner
Walter Simons
Melinda M. Snodgrass

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Wild Cards (Volume 3)

George R.R. Martin and the Wild Cards Trust

Tor/Forge

The journey into high adventure soars on!Let the secret history of the world be told—of the alien virus that struck Earth after World War II, and of the handful of survivors who found...

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Wild Cards II: Aces High
Wild Cards II: Aces High
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Back in print after a decade, featuring fiction by George R. R. Martin, Roger Zelazny, Walter Jon Williams, and others, the second volume of the Wild Cards saga
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After the alien virus struck humanity in the wake of World War II, a handful of the survivors found they possessed superhuman powers. The Wild Cards shared-world volumes tell their story. Here in book two, Wild Cards II: Aces High, we trace these heroes and villains through the tumultuous 1980s, in stories from SF and fantasy giants such as George R. R. Martin, Roger Zelazny, Pat Cadigan, Lewis Shiner, Walter Jon Williams, and others.


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Wild Cards (Volume 2)

George R.R. Martin

Tor/Forge

Back in print after a decade, featuring fiction by George R. R. Martin, Roger Zelazny, Walter Jon Williams, and others, the second volume of the Wild Cards saga

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Fort Freak
Fort Freak
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Presented by the #1 New York Times bestselling author George R. R. Martin, the latest of a new generation of Wild Cards tales

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In 1946, an alien virus that rewrites human DNA was accidentally unleashed in the skies over New York City. It killed ninety percent of those it infected. Nine percent survived, mutated into tragically deformed creatures. And one percent gained superpowers. The Wild Cards shared-universe series, created and edited by New York Times #1 bestseller George R. R. Martin (called “the American Tolkien” by Time), is the tale of the history of the world since then—and of the heroes among the one percent.

Now, in the latest Wild Cards mosaic novel, we get to know the hardbitten world of Manhattan’s Fifth Precinct—or “Fort Freak,” as cops and malefactors alike call the cop-shop where every other desk sergeant, detective, and patrol officer is more than human.

Featuring original work by writers such as Cherie Priest, author of the bestselling Boneshaker; Paul Cornell, Hugo–nominated comic book and Doctor Who writer; David Anthony Durham, winner of 2009’s John W. Campbell Award for Best New Writer; and many others, Fort Freak is one of the strongest offerings yet in the ongoing Wild Cards project.


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Wild Cards

George R.R. Martin

Tor/Forge

Presented by the #1 New York Times bestselling author George R. R. Martin, the latest of a new generation of Wild Cards tales

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Wild Cards I
Wild Cards I
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The first volume of George R. R. Martin's WILD CARDS shared-world series, back in print after a decade--and expanded with new, original material
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Back in print after a decade, expanded with new original material, this is the first volume of George R. R. Martin’s Wild cards shared-world series

There is a secret history of the world—a history in which an alien virus struck the Earth in the aftermath of World War II, endowing a handful of survivors with extraordinary powers. Some were called Aces—those with superhuman mental and physical abilities. Others were termed Jokers—cursed with bizarre mental or physical disabilities. Some turned their talents to the service of humanity. Others used their powers for evil. Wild Cards is their story.

Originally published in 1987, Wild Cards I includes powerful tales by Roger Zelazny, Walter Jon Williams, Howard Waldrop, Lewis Shiner, and George R. R. Martin himself. And this new, expanded edition contains further original tales set at the beginning of the Wild Cards universe, by eminent new writers like Hugo–winner David Levine, noted screenwriter and novelist Michael Cassutt, and New York Times bestseller Carrie Vaughn.

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Wild Cards (Volume 1)

George R.R. Martin

Tor/Forge

The first volume of George R. R. Martin's WILD CARDS shared-world series, back in print after a decade--and expanded with new, original material

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Suicide Kings
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From the #1 New York Times bestseller, the third of a new generation of Wild Cards tales.
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From the #1 New York Times bestseller, the third of a new generation of Wild Cards tales

 
In 1946, an alien virus that rewrites human DNA was accidentally unleashed in the skies over New York City. It killed ninety percent of those it infected. Nine percent survived to mutate into tragically deformed creatures. And one percent gained superpowers. The Wild Cards shared-universe series, created and edited since 1987 by New York Times #1 bestseller George R. R. Martin (“The American Tolkien”—Time magazine) along with Melinda Snodgrass, is the tale of the history of the world since then—and of the heroes among the one percent.

 Ranging from New York and New England to ravaged Africa and New Orleans, encompassing war, devastation, and stubborn hope, Suicide Kings advances the story of the Wild Cards, and their struggle to be fully human in a world that fears and mistrusts them.

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Wild Cards

George R.R. Martin

Tor/Forge

From the #1 New York Times bestseller, the third of a new generation of Wild Cards tales.

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From the #1 New York Times bestseller, the second of a new generation of Wild Cards tales

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In 1946, an alien virus that rewrites human DNA was accidentally unleashed in the skies over New York City. It killed ninety percent of those it infected.  Nine percent survived to mutate into tragically deformed creatures.  And one percent gained superpowers.  The Wild Cards shared-universe series, created and edited since 1987 by New York Times #1 bestseller George R. R. Martin ("The American Tolkien" --Time magazine) along with Melinda Snodgrass, is the tale of the history of the world since then—and of the heroes among the one percent.

Now a new generation of heroes has taken its place on the world stage, its members crucial players in international events. At the United Nations, veteran ace John Fortune has assembled a team of young aces known as the Committee, to assist at trouble spots around the world–including a genocidal was in the Niger Delta, an invasion of zombies in hurricane ravaged New Orleans, and a freak nuclear explosion in a small Texas town.

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Wild Cards

George R.R. Martin

Tor/Forge

From the #1 New York Times bestseller, the second of a new generation of Wild Cards tales

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Inside Straight
Inside Straight
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From the #1 New York Times bestseller, the launch of a new generation of Wild Cards tales
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In 1946, an alien virus that rewrites human DNA was accidentally unleashed in the skies over New York City. It killed ninety percent of those it infected. Nine percent of those who survived mutated into tragically deformed creatures. And one percent gained superpowers. The Wild Cards shared-universe series, created and edited since 1987 by New York Times #1 bestseller George R. R. Martin along with Melinda Snodgrass, is the tale of the history of the world since then--and of the heroes among that one percent.
 
Originally begun in 1986, long before George R. R. Martin became a household name among fantasy readers ("The American Tolkien" --Time magazine), the Wild Cards series earned a reputation among connoisseurs for its smart reimagining of the superhero idea. Now, with Inside Straight, the Wild Cards continuity jumps forward to a new generation of major characters, entirely accessible to Martin's hundreds of thousands of new readers, with all-original stories by Martin himself, along with Daniel Abraham, Michael Cassutt, and Stephen Leigh, among others.

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Wild Cards

George R.R. Martin

Tor/Forge

From the #1 New York Times bestseller, the launch of a new generation of Wild Cards tales

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  • Wild Cards : 1988 WorldCon Panel Interview Part 1

    This is part 1 of 4 videos taken at 1988 WorldCon in New Orleans. People on panel are: Bud Simons, George R.R. Martin, Melinda Snodgrass, John J. Miller, Ed Bryant, Gail Gerstner Miller, Vic Milan, Lewis Shiner, Walter John Williams, and Steve Leigh.

  • Wild Cards : 1988 WorldCon Panel Interview Part 2

    This is part 2 of 4 videos taken at 1988 WorldCon in New Orleans. In this video, you'll hear about how George recruited writers into the Wild Cards Consortium.

  • Wild Cards : 1988 WorldCon Panel Interview Part 3

    This is part 3 of 4 videos taken at 1988 WorldCon in New Orleans. The writing process for the Wild Cards' mosaic novels explained -- making characters, swapping characters, killing off characters, etc.

  • Wild Cards : 1988 WorldCon Panel Interview Part 4

    This is part 4 of 4 videos taken at 1988 WorldCon in New Orleans. Weaving plotlines together and using other authors' characters.

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