The final in a six-volume sequence quantity 6: the line To Amber, the final within the sequence, covers the ultimate 5 years of Zelazny's profession within the early Nineteen Nineties, whilst he reached for brand spanking new principles and endured accepted subject matters with tales reminiscent of "Godson" and "Godson: A Play in 3 Acts," extra Wild playing cards tales ("Concerto for Siren and Serotonin" and "The lengthy Sleep"), and a associated series of 5 Amber tales resulting in deliberate yet unwritten Amber novels.
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