Wild cards: Fort Freak
Now in development for TV: Rights to develop Wild Cards for TV have been acquired by Universal Cable Productions, the team that brought you The Magicians and Mr. Robot , with the co-editor of Wild Cards , Melinda Snodgrass as executive producer. 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, mutated into tragically deformed creatures. And one percent gained superpowers. The Wild Cards shared-universe series, created and edited by New York Times #1 bestseller George R. R. Martin (called "the American Tolkien" by Time ), is the tale of the history of the world since then--and of the heroes among the one percent.
Now, in the latest Wild Cards mosaic novel, we get to know the hardbitten world of Manhattan's Fifth Precinct--or "Fort Freak," as cops and malefactors alike call the cop-shop where every other desk sergeant, detective, and patrol officer is more than human.
Featuring original work by writers such as Cherie Priest, author of the bestselling Boneshaker ; Paul Cornell, Hugo-nominated comic book and Doctor Who writer; David Anthony Durham, winner of 2009's John W. Campbell Award for Best New Writer; and many others, Fort Freak is one of the strongest offerings yet in the ongoing Wild Cards project.
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|Grouping Title||wild cards fort freak|
|Grouping Author||george r r martin|
|Last Grouping Update||2018-07-26 04:37:22AM|
|Last Indexed||2018-10-20 05:02:06AM|
|auth_author2||Cornell, Paul., Martin, George R. R., Snodgrass, Melinda M., 1951-|
|author2-role||Cornell, Paul., Martin, George R. R., Snodgrass, Melinda M.,1951-|
|detailed_location_aacpl||Crofton Library - Paperback Fiction|
|display_description||A collaborative novel reveals the world of Fort Freak, a Manhattan police precinct that is operated by mutants and superpowered agents of justice.|
|item_details||ils:a939520|31997081007163|Crofton Library - Paperback Fiction|SF (W)|||1|false|false|||||On Shelf|Aug 02, 2016|CRO|||
|itype_aacpl||Science Fiction Paperback|
|owning_library_aacpl||Anne Arundel County Public Library|
|record_details||ils:a939520|Book|Books|1st mass market ed.|English|Tor,|2012, ©2011.|563 pages ; 18 cm.|
|subject_facet||Authorship -- Collaboration, Police -- Fiction, Science fiction, Science fiction, American, Superheroes -- Fiction|
|title_display||Wild cards. Fort Freak|
|title_full||Wild cards. Fort Freak [mass market] / edited by George R.R. Martin ; assisted by Melinda M. Snodgrass ; and written by Paul Cornell [and others]|
|topic_facet||Collaboration, Police, Science fiction, American, Superheroes|