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The Citadel Of Chaos by Steve   Jackson
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Lone Wolf and Cub, Vol. 6 by Kazuo Koike
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The Lone Wolf & Cub series is well-known for the amount of research that went into allowing a lifelike picture of the historical era to be faithfully presented. This definitely adds to my enjoyment of the series, but added to this is the fact tha ...more
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