Andrew Harlan, is an Eternal, a man who resides out of time, and whose job is to make small exacting changes that effect the whole of reality. These Reality Changes are painstakingly calculated shifts, that are made for the “benefit of mankind” but everything has a cost, and some more than could ever be comprehended.
On an assignent, Harlan meets a woman, a gender Eternal’s do not often get to interact with. She is a Timer, someone who exists within real world and real time. He quickly falls in love with Noÿs Lambent. Then he learns that with the next Reality Change the woman he loves will vanish, cease to exist, a casualty in the never ending journey for the good of mankind. He risks everything to sneak her into Eternity and will do anything to save her. The End of Eternity by Issac Asimov is a masterful tale of science fiction, and Eternity is a world of wonder and utterly fascinating.
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“Once upon a different time, there was a girl who lived in a kingdom of death. Wolves howled up her arm. A whole pack of them—made of tattoo ink and pain, memory and loss. It was the only thing about her that ever stayed the same.
Her story begins on a train.”
The year is 1956, and the Nazis won the war. Hitler rules the Third Reich, their territories are expansive, Imperial Japan rules alongside them with a shaky alliance. To commemorate this Great Victory, Hitler and Emperor Hirohito hold a cross country motor bike race, called the Axis Tour, a dangerous and deadly competition, a race of death and blood, where only the strong survive. The reward for the victor; prestige, money, and a chance…a chance to meet the reclusive Hitler himself. Yael is a former death camp prisoner, and her life has consisted of nothing but pain, ash and needles. The five wolves tattooed up her arm are to hold onto the love ones she has lost. Her pain and suffering have given her a special gift and an unwavering goal, win the race and kill Hitler.
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