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Wild Cards #3

George R.R. Martin, Editor

My rating: 2 of 5 stars

 

Bleh. How am I supposed to enjoy a story where the “hero’s” are as pathetic as the villains?

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Aces High

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Wild Cards II: Aces High by George R.R. Martin
Ebook, 336 Pages
My rating: 3 of 5 stars

Instead of dealing with old lefty politics, we move up to the Eighties and an alien invasion.

Find out a bit more about the bigger universe this storyline inhabits.

The short story format just isn’t really working for me. To much jumping around, with lots of details simply inferred. There were times I had to backup to make sure I hadn’t missed a whole story or something.

I’ll probably read one more as I am enjoying this series, just not really enjoying it. And I’d rather try new books.

Wild Cards

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Wild Cards by George R.R. Martin
Wild Cards #1
Ebook,  496 Pages
My rating: 2 of 5 stars

I like the premise, about aliens using our planet as a testing lab and the results.

Didn’t care so much for a jaded alt-history left leaning retell.

This just reminded me of Watchmen, in that the super powered are simply flawed humans. I don’t like that.