"Not all those who wander are lost."
-J.R.R. Tolkien, The Fellowship of the Ring
"Never run from anything immortal. It attracts their attention."
-Peter S. Beagle, The Last Unicorn
"Morning is wonderful. Its only drawback is that it comes at such an inconvenient time of day."
-Glen Cook, Sweet Silver Blues
“People would far rather be handed an easy lie than search for a difficult truth, especially if it suits their own purposes."
-Joe Abercrombie, Last Argument of Kings
"Friends can betray you, but with an old enemy, you always know where you stand."
-Raymond E. Feist, Krondor: The Betrayal
"Half of seeming clever is keeping your mouth shut at the right times."
-Patrick Rothfuss, The Wise Man's Fear
"Fortunately, where reason failed, blind panic served well enough."
-N.K. Jemisin, The Hundred Thousand Kingdoms
"Darkness shields as much as it threatens."
-R. Scott Bakker, The Judging Eye
"So there's an iPhone app for fighting zombies. Interesting.”
-Amelia Beamer, The Loving Dead
“Twenty percent? What am I, your waiter? I got you five vampires, not a BLT.”
-Richard Kadrey, Kill the Dead
“I'm steel-toed boots in a ballet-slipper world.”
-Richard Kadrey, Sandman Slim
“Love is a tempestuous mistress. And none of us shall ever master her.”
-Lisa Ann Sandell, Song of the Sparrow
“His head was an hour-glass; it could stow an idea, but it had to do it a grain at a time, not the whole idea at once.”
-Mark Twain, A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court
“Why is it that what we do know can save us, but what we don't know can kill us?”
-T.A. Barron, Ultimate Magic
“Fairy Tales always have a happy ending.” “That depends... on whether you are Rumpelstiltskin or the Queen.”
-Jane Yolen, Briar Rose
“There's really nothing quite like someone's wanting you dead to make you want to go on living.”
-Roger Zelazny, This Immortal
“A mind needs books as a sword needs a whetstone, if it is to keep its edge.”
-George R.R. Martin, A Game of Thrones
"Can a man still be brave if he's afraid?" "That is the only time a man can be brave."
-George R.R. Martin, A Game of Thrones
“Ah, pay no heed if your enemies laugh. They'll not be able to once you lop off their heads.”
-Christopher Paolini, Eragon, Eldest & Brisingr

Wild Cards Series

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Wild Cards
Edited by George R.R. Martin

There is a secret history of the world—a history in which an alien virus struck the Earth in...

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Aces High
Edited by George R.R. Martin

After the alien virus struck humanity in the wake of World War II, a handful of the survivors...

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Jokers Wild
Edited by George R.R. Martin

It all began in 1946, when the bizarre, gene-altering "Wild Cards" virus was unleashed in the...

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Aces Abroad
Edited by George Martin

When a group of SF's most imaginative writers discovered they shared a secret love of the...

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Down and Dirty
Edited by George Martin

The fifth volume in the Wild Cards alternate universe saga is set in the New York City of 1986...

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Ace in the Hole
Edited by George R.R. Martin

Continuing the best-sage alternate universe series edited by George R.R. Martin, the sixth...

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Dead Man's Hand
Edited by George R.R. Martin
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One-Eyed Jacks
Edited by George R.R. Martin
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Jokertown Shuffle
Edited by George R.R. Martin
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Double Solitaire
Edited by George R.R. Martin

Fleeing the battle between the Jokers, Aces, and Nats, Blaise heads for the planet Takis in...

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Dealer's Choice
Edited by George R.R. Martin

As the final battle between the Nats and Bloat rages on Ellis Island, the Turtle throws in the...

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Turn of the Cards
Edited by George R.R. Martin

Pursued by the CIA, the DEA, and the Wild Card mistress of the winds, Mistral, renegade...

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Card Sharks
Edited by George R.R. Martin

Someone is trying to wipe out the jokers--those shadowy behind-the-scenes global players--and...

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Marked Cards
Edited by George R.R. Martin

Hannah Davis and her group of heroes race to expose the Card Sharks, an evil conspiracy whose...

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Black Trump
Edited by George R.R. Martin

Exposed by a reporter and her joker sidekick, the Cardshark Conspiracy plots to unleash the...

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Deuces Down
Edited by George R.R. Martin

An alien biological weapon was accidentally detonated over New York City, killing countless...

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Death Draws Five
Edited by George R.R. Martin

John Fortune-son of Peregine and Fortunato, two of the most powerful and popular Aces the...

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Inside Straight
Edited by George R.R. Martin

In 1946, an alien virus that rewrites human DNA was accidentally unleashed in the skies over...

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Busted Flush
Edited by George R.R. Martin

Now a new generation of heroes has taken its place on the world stage, its members crucial...

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Suicide Kings
Edited by George R.R. Martin

Ranging from New York and New England to ravaged Africa and New Orleans, encompassing war,...

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Fort Freak
Edited by George R.R. Martin

In 1946, an alien virus that rewrites human DNA was accidentally unleashed in the skies over...

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