The Twilight Zone: Deep in the Dark

The Twilight Zone: Deep in the Dark

by John Helfers
     
 

Emmy Award-winning writer Rod Sterling introduced television audiences to a land never seen before- one that existed as far away as a distant galaxy, and as close as the house next door. The Twilight Zone set a new standard for science fiction and fantasy storytelling that still stands to this day, and which continues to entertain audiences worldwide.

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Emmy Award-winning writer Rod Sterling introduced television audiences to a land never seen before- one that existed as far away as a distant galaxy, and as close as the house next door. The Twilight Zone set a new standard for science fiction and fantasy storytelling that still stands to this day, and which continues to entertain audiences worldwide.

Now, three of today's most exciting sf and fantasy writers- John J. Miller, Russell Davis, and John Helfers- continue the Sterling legacy, with the saga of two rival families struggling for dominance in the middle ground between light and shadow, between science and superstition�in the Twilight Zone.

It is the year 2159, and much like today, mankind has seen radical advancements and horrifying setbacks in the past 150+ years. Earth has become even more urbanized, but with 28.5 billion people on the planet, there are new problems to find solutions for. Crime and overpopulation are major concerns, but the biggest problem facing the planet is the overtaxed environment, which is ozone-depleted and defrosted, even North America. Ultraviolet alerts are common, and the average temperature rose several degrees before being brought under control, also causing occasional flooding problems in the lower areas of New York City, which has been built up to protect it from the ocean. On New Year's Day, 2159, Mason Noir (III), looking exactly as he did in the year 2002, receives a message from his technicians: they are ready to begin "the procedure." Decades of research have finally come to fruition, and just in time, as this year is the beginning of a new age for mankind�

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780743479783
Publisher:
ibooks, Incorporated
Publication date:
01/01/2004
Pages:
314
Product dimensions:
5.34(w) x 8.20(h) x 0.38(d)

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