Synopses & Reviews
Earth, 2308. Multiple pandemic plagues have ravaged the earth beyond recognition. Working desperately, the Philadelphia National Archives uses a mysterious time machine to bring key members of the past into the future, to save humanity from destroying itself.
Pulled from Renaissance Italy, former peasant Benedetta brings a friendship with master artist Leonardo da Vinci . . . and an unprecedented ability to change destiny, aided by her new partner, the Viking Ivar. But it is not easy to reconcile the past and the present, and the time refugees have their own plans for their new world.
Weaving together time travel, quantum mechanics, Templars, and outlaws, acclaimed author Rebecca Ore delivers a powerful tale of intrigue and possibility, and the fight to be free.
“Time travel gets a bit of a twist in this engaging SF novel.” Locus
In a pandemic-ravaged Earth three hundred years in the future, the Philadelphia National Reserve uses a time machine to salvage history's most intellectual and skilled leaders, including a fifteenth-century peasant war maiden whose efforts to collect her fellow icons have unforeseen consequences. Original. 20,000 first printing.
About the Author
Rebecca Ore is the author of Gaia's Toys, Slow Funeral, and The Illegal Rebirth of Billy the Kid. She works in internet administration and lives in Philadelphia.