By George R. R. Martin
After the alien virus struck humanity within the wake of global warfare II, a handful of the survivors chanced on they possessed superhuman powers. The Wild playing cards shared-world volumes inform their tale. right here in booklet , <i>Wild playing cards II: Aces High</i>, we hint those heroes and villains throughout the tumultuous Eighties, in tales from SF and fable giants reminiscent of George R. R. Martin, Roger Zelazny, Pat Cadigan, Lewis Shiner, Walter Jon Williams, and others.
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