WildCards Volume I Author:George R.R. Martin In the aftermath of World War II an alien virus struck the Earth, endowing a handful of survivors with strange superhuman powers. Some were called Aces, gifted with extraordinary abilities; others were called Jokers, cursed with bizzarre disfigurements. Some used their talents to serve humanity, others for evil. This is the saga of the origin... more »s of the Wild Cards, and their decades-long battle for justice, dignity and freedom.« less
I got this book from another paperbackswapper, and despite my preferences, they shipped me this book STINKING of cigarrette smoke. If that doesnt bother you, I'm sure its a good book - George RR Martin is fantastic.