In 1946, an alien virus that rewrites human DNA was once by accident unleashed within the skies over manhattan urban. It killed 90 percentage of these it contaminated. 9 percentage survived to mutate into tragically deformed creatures. And one percentage received superpowers. The Wild Cards shared-universe sequence, created and edited considering that 1987 through New York Times number one bestseller George R. R. Martin ("The American Tolkien" --Time magazine) besides Melinda Snodgrass, is the story of the historical past of the area for the reason that then―and of the heroes one of the one percent.
Now a brand new iteration of heroes has taken its position at the global degree, its individuals an important avid gamers in overseas occasions. on the United countries, veteran ace John Fortune has assembled a workforce of younger aces referred to as the Committee, to help at difficulty spots round the world–including a genocidal battle within the Niger Delta, an invasion of zombies in typhoon ravaged New Orleans, and a freak nuclear explosion in a small Texas town.
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