Wild Cards Volume II: Aces High

Wild Cards Volume II: Aces High

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By George R. R. Martin

Signed Trade Paperback & Mass Market

Wild Cards Volume 2

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 II: Aces High

    By George R. R. Martin

    Signed Trade Paperback & Mass Market

    Now in development for TV!

    EXPLORE THE WILD CARDS UNIVERSE

    An alien virus has changed the course of history, and the surviving population of Manhattan 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.

    Rights to develop Wild Cards for TV have been acquired by Universal Cable Productions, the team that brought you The Magicians and Mr. Robot, with the co-editor of Wild Cards, Melinda Snodgrass as executive producer

    The Wild Cards Universe

    The Original Triad

    #1 Wild Cards

    #2 Aces High

    #3 Jokers Wild

     

    The Puppetman Quartet

    #4: Aces Abroad

    #5: Down and Dirty

    #6: Ace in the Hole

    #7: Dead Man’s Hand

     

    The Rox Triad

    #8: One-Eyed Jacks

    #9: Jokertown Shuffle

    #10: Dealer’s Choice

     

    #11: Double Solitaire

    #12: Turn of the Cards

     

    The Card Sharks Triad

    #13: Card Sharks

    #14: Marked Cards

    #15: Black Trump

     

    #16: Deuces Down

    #17: Death Draws Five

     

    The Committee Triad

    #18: Inside Straight

    #19: Busted Flush

    #20: Suicide Kings

     

    The Fort Freak Triad

    #21: Fort Freak

    #22: Lowball

    #23: High Stakes

     

    The American Triad

    #24: Mississippi Roll

    #25: Low Chicago

    #26: Texas Hold ‘Em

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    What I’m Watching and Reading

    The Great Gatsby F. Scott Fitzgerald
    LoTR J.R.R. Tolkien
    Watership Down. Richard Adams
    The Once and Future King T.H. White
    Lord of Light Roger Zelzany
    A Wizard of Earthsea Ursula K. LeGuin
    The Prince of Tides Pat Conroy
    A Tale of Two Cities Charles Dickens
    Catch-22 Joseph Heller

    Favorite Music - Grateful Dead, Janis Ian

    Favorite TV: (short list- he loves TV) Rome, Deadwood, The Expanse, Boardwalk Empire, Big Bang Theory

    Favorite Science Fiction & Fantasy Movies: Aliens, The Princess Bride, Blade Runner, LOTR, Dark City, Pan’s Labyrinth, Hell Boy

     

    What I’m Watching

    Not a Blog George R.R. Martin

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