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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Published July 14, 2010
by Tor Books.
Science Fiction & Fantasy, Action & Adventure, Literature & Fiction, Science & Math.