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Summary

How many times does it take to destroy the world before you can save it?

In 1986, physicist Timothy Straus hears voices that teach him how to create a space-warping engine that will change the world. In 2098, a fighter pilot hears voices that help him fight an authoritarian corporatist regime in the ashes of nuclear fallout. In 2155, the only self-aware robot on Mars struggles to steer humanity away from a demagogue who speaks from the shadows.

Told through kaleidoscope storytelling across space and time, these three people are connected in ways they could never imagine. As they pull on the strings of the multiverse, what they can’t see is that every villain begins as a savior—every enemy starts as a friend. With the power to refract reality, will they learn that one person can’t save the people? That only the people can save the people?

©2021 Wick Welker (P)2022 Wick Welker

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  • Polina Tibbs
  • 03-06-22

Communist much?

I fully understand why post apocalyptic futuristic space settlement narratives lean right but a word of caution for parents whose kids might read this, uptopia is not communism and all the ideas here smack painfully communist anti free market and post globalist. Utopia would never work without free market capitalism and free trade. Sorry but I think this is the kind of reading that makes kids lean liberal.

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