From George R. R. Martin's creation to Warriors:
"People were telling tales approximately warriors for so long as they've been telling tales. seeing that Homer first sang the wrath of Achilles and the traditional Sumerians set down their stories of Gilgamesh, warriors, squaddies, and combatants have involved us; they're a a part of each tradition, each literary culture, each style. All Quiet at the Western entrance, From right here to Eternity, and The pink Badge of braveness became a part of our literary canon, taught in study rooms everywhere in the kingdom and the realm. Our individuals make up an all-star lineup of award-winning and bestselling writers, representing a dozen diversified publishers and as many genres. We requested every one of them for a similar thing—a tale a few warrior. a few selected to put in writing within the style they're top identified for. a few made up our minds to aim whatever assorted. you'll find warriors of each form, dimension, and colour in those pages, warriors from each epoch of human heritage, from the day prior to this and this present day and the next day, and from worlds that by no means have been. a few of the tales will make you unhappy, a few will make you snort, and lots of will preserve you at the fringe of your seat."
Included are a protracted novella from the realm of music of Ice and hearth via George R. R. Martin, a brand new story of Lord John by way of Diana Gabaldon, and an epic of humanity at bay through David Weber. additionally current are unique stories via David Ball, Peter S. Beagle, Lawrence Block, Gardner Dozois, Joe Haldeman, Robin Hobb, Cecelia Holland, Joe R. Lansdale, David Morrell, Naomi Novik, James Rollins, Steven Saylor, Robert Silverberg, S.M. Stirling, Carrie Vaughn, Howard Waldrop, and Tad Williams.
Many of those writers are bestsellers. them all are storytellers of the very best quality. jointly they make a quantity of unforgettable interpreting.
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Your editor is a big Carl Sanderson fan,” he said. “She’s dying to meet him. ” That is, if my editor thinks that Carl Sanderson is a 1960s cowboy star made good, for whom books are being ghosted, and Carl Sanderson is a guy with clout, who can call up the aforesaid editor and demand that the whole direction of a storyline be scrapped because he has a better idea, and all the editor can do is meekly pass the instructions on to me—well, then, who precisely is in charge here? “All you have to do,” Henry explained, “is put on the mask and your editor will never know the difference.
Maybe I even dozed off for a while because as the sun went down I start I looked at my reflection in the windshield and for a long moment of helpless, utter horror, I saw not my own face, but that of Carl Sanderson, heroic space mercenary of large screen and small; then I was clawing away at my face and it came off and underneath was a robot and cowboy and a gladiator and Kermit the Frog and a bug-eyed, drooling Smile Face and then just a skull, which cracked into dust and bits, and there I was sitting in the car next to Henry with no head at all, and he reached over and screwed a giant light bulb into my neck; which he switched on somehow, and put a paper mask on top of it, which started to burn through from the heat of the bulb— And then the car came gently to a stop and Henry nudged me.
I think he did it to impress upon me that he was in control. “Yo! ” He swerved. The lunatic who had never heard of turn signals and probably thought solid matter could pass through solid matter if you only wish upon a star cleared our fender by inches. “Tinseltown, kiddo,” Henry said again, remembering to breathe. Henry Jessel was nine years my junior, but he’d always somehow been the leader in our friendship or partnership or whatever it was. ” Henry Jessel was my literary agent. He got me my first novelization job, Captain CutThroat, the book version of a pirate movie which had lasted in the theaters almost a whole day; a book which sold dozens of copies.