Wild Cards IV: Aces Abroad, George R. R. Martin
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Wild Cards IV: Aces Abroad

Author: George R. R. Martin

Narrator: Kathleen Turner, Clancy Brown, Adrian Paul, Various

Unabridged: 23 hr 38 min

Format: Digital Audiobook

Publisher: Random House Audio

Published: 03/01/2016

Genre: Fiction - Superheroes

Synopsis

The action-packed alternate fantasy returns for a new generation, featuring fiction from #1 New York Times bestselling author George R. R. Martin, Michael Cassutt, Melinda M. Snodgrass, Lewis Shiner, and more―plus two completely new stories from Kevin Andrew Murphy and bestselling author Carrie Vaughn.

Forty years after the Wild Card Virus's release, the World Health Organization decides it's time to take a delegation of Aces, Jokers, politicians, and journalists on a fact-finding mission to learn how other countries are dealing with the virus that reshaped humanity. Leading the team is Gregg Hartmann, a senator with presidential aspirations and a dangerous ace up his sleeve. Joining him is a menagerie of some of the series' best and most popular Wild Cards, including Dr. Tachyon, aces Peregrine and Golden Boy, and jokers Chrysalis, Troll, and Father Squid. 

From the jungles of Haiti and Peru to the tumultuous political climate of Egypt, from a monastery in Japan to the streets of the most glamorous cities of Europe, the Wild Cards are in for an eye-opening trip. While some are worshiped as actual gods, those possessing the most extreme mutations are treated with a contempt that's all too familiar to the delegates from Jokertown. New alliances will be formed, new enemies will be made, and some actions will fulfill centuries-old prophecies that make ripples throughout the future of the Wild Cards universe.


Various Roles Read by a Full Cast of Narrators:
“Peregrine” read by Kathleen Turner (Down by the Nile)
“Chrysalis” read by Selma Blair
“Sen Gregg Hartmann / Puppetman” read by Clancy Brown
“Yeoman Brennan” read by Adrian Paul
“Xavier Desmond” read by Armin Shimerman (From the Journal of Xavier Desmond)
“Dr Tachyon” read by Raphael Sbarge (Mirrors of the Soul)
“Cordelia Chaisson” read by Kasey Lansdale (Down in the Dreamtime)
“Ti Malice” read by Nicholas Guy Smith
“Jayewardene” read by Sanjit de Silva (The Teardrop of India)
“Troll” read by Richard Moll (Warts and All)
“Sara Morgenstern” read by Emily Rankin
“Joann Jefferson” read by Donnabella Mortel (Always Spring in Prague)
“Xbalanque” read by Noel Bearheart
“Wilfried Molniya” read by Stefan Rudnicki (Legends)
”Hunapu” read by Ozzie Rodriguez
“Mackie Messer” read by PJ Ochlan
“Misha / Kahina” read by Yasmeen Barghouty
“Fortunato” read by Prentice Onayemi (Zero Hour)

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