WARS – from Decipher, Inc.

WARS was a trading card game published by Decipher, Inc., taking the place of the Star Wars Customizable Card Game after Lucasfilm awarded the license to Wizards of the Coast. In 2010, Grail Quest Books began publishing a series of licensed works. In 2019, that license was awarded to Arcbeatle Press, with more titles forthcoming. The following are titles as published under Grail Quest Books.

Against a backdrop of a fractured humanity far along the path to war…

Featuring popular characters, locations, and tech from Decipher Inc.’s WARS™ trading card game, This trilogy collection of novellas detail events from the WARS™ universe in the 24th century leading up to the largest battle humans have ever experienced–THE BATTLE OF PHOBOS.

Featuring three novellas covering three different factions within the WARS setting, the following is the synopsis from my included novella, Firefight at Overwatch Command:

The Mavericks: One family is already good as gone, and Jack Wilgress will be damned if he loses another. He will have to face an old Earther nemesis if he wants to preserve his Maverick ‘family’. But is he willing to lose a piece of his priceless freedom and be dragged into the brewing system-wide conflict?

Where to Buy

Amazon | Barnes and Noble | Books-A-Million | Powell’s

 

Directly following the events from Volume 1, PRELUDES…

Featuring popular characters, locations, and tech from Decipher Inc.’s WARS trading card game. This trilogy collection of novellas detail events in the WARS universe in the 24th century leading up to the largest battle humans have ever experienced-THE BATTLE OF PHOBOS.

Featuring three novellas covering three different factions within the WARS setting, the following is the synopsis from my included novella, The Titan Deception:

The Mavericks: Among Jack Wilgress’s many talents, he would prefer to do without-the elite ability to make more enemies for every one he checks off. Now Earth’s CISyn puppetmaster, Jylan Rathe, desires Jack’s unique skill-set for a hush-hush “job” he urgently needs done as war with Mars looms ever closer. What is Jack to do: The Cartel wants him – The Hellcats won’t hear him – autonomy eludes him – and the one planet in the universe he’s trying to escape needs is blackmailing him…

Where to Buy

Amazon | Barnes & Noble | Books-A-Million | Powell’s

Grail Quest Books also published illustrated and annotated versions of some of the novellas. Here is the link for my individual novella. The interior illustrations by Bryan Hickey are terrific; here’s hoping that some better cover art will be used for any future reprintings.

Where to Buy

Amazon – Available for Kindle and Illustrated/Annotated Trade (comic book style) paper

Barnes and Noble – Nook Epub

 

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