Four decades ago, an alien "wild card" virus produced a strange new race of superhuman men and women known as Aces and Jokers. Among them is the winged beauty called Peregrine: Fortunato, master of erotic power; and the bizarre and mysterious joker known as Jube. Now these remarkable beings must battle to save Earth from the Swarm. a deadly menace from the far reaches of space.
Soar into excitement and high adventure as nine of science fiction's most talented writers join in the exploration of this astonishing shared world: