By John Joseph Adams
From Victor Frankenstein to Lex Luthor, from Dr. Moreau to Dr. Doom, readers have lengthy been fascinated with insane plans for global domination and the madmen who devise them. quite often, we see those villains in the course of the eyes of excellent men. This anthology, despite the fact that, explores the realm of mad scientists and evil geniuses―from their very own splendidly twisted aspect of view.
An all-star roster of bestselling authors―including Diana Gabaldon, Daniel Wilson, Austin Grossman, Naomi Novik, and Seanan McGuire…twenty-two nice storytellers all told―have produced a superb collection of reports absolute to supply readers with hour after hour of high-octane leisure born of the main megalomaniacal mayhem imaginable.
Everybody loves villains. they're undesirable; they continuously stir the pot; they are much extra enjoyable than the great men, no matter if we wish to see the nice men win. Their fiendish schemes, maniacal laughter, and unlimited ambition are mythical, yet what lies at the back of these loopy eyes and depraved grins? How―and why―do they devote those nefarious deeds? And why are they so set on taking up the world?
If you have ever requested your self any of those questions, you are in good fortune: it is eventually time for the madmen's aspect of the story.
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