Wild Cards Iv Aces Abroad
A politically conscious group of Wild Cards, superhuman survivors of an alien virus that struck the earth after World War II, search the globe to discover the fate of other virus victims
What would our world be like if superhuman villains had been real flesh and blood men and women who lived through the 20th century's most turbulent history? In Wild Cards 4: Aces Abroad, a fact-finding mission seeks the truth about how Wild Cards are treated in other nations. From the jungles of Haiti to the Great Wall of China and behind the Iron Curtain, the Wild Cards team investigates the fate of their fellow Aces and Jokers everywhere.
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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.