Ace in the Hole (Wild Cards)
George R. R. Martin
carrying on with the best-sage exchange universe sequence edited via George R.R. Martin, the 6th quantity within the Wild playing cards saga is decided in Atlanta of 1988. Terror stalks the halls of the Omni conference middle. For a fanatical non secular chief has vowed to overwhelm the rights of all Wild playing cards, and a hidden Ace wields a terrifying strength to figure out the result of the conference. in contrast backdrop of ardour and intrigue, a handful of Aces and Jokers fight for regulate of a state.
positive aspects tales by way of Walton Simons, Victor Milan, Melinda M. Snodgrass, Stephen Leigh, and Walter Jon Williams.
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