The Depths of Time

The Depths of Time

by Roger Macbride Allen
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The Depths of Time by Roger Macbride Allen

Time is of the essence when you're stranded in the future....

Humanity is running out of time.

The settled universe is filled with terraformed worlds linked by timeshafts — temporal wormholes in deep space. These timeshafts are the only way to travel the vast distances between the stars.

The Chronologic Patrol is charged with guarding the timeshaft wormholes and preventing time paradoxes at all costs. But one critical mission ends in disaster, turning Anton Koffield, captain of the Upholder, into a dark legend....

As ships carrying relief supplies to a crippled planet approach a timeshaft, they are mercilessly set upon by mysterious attackers — their crews are murdered and the sanctity of time itself is at risk.

In response, Koffield is forced to do the unthinkable: he must stop the invasion by destroying the timeshaft. Marooned eighty years in the future, he lives as a cursed figure, the villain who killed a world.

And his odyssey through time has only just begun....

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780553574975
Publisher: Random House Publishing Group
Publication date: 06/26/2001
Edition description: Reprint
Pages: 496
Product dimensions: 4.19(w) x 6.81(h) x 1.06(d)

About the Author

Roger MacBride Allen is the author of seventeen novels and a number of short stories. He lived in Brazil for some years but now makes his home in Maryland with his wife and young son.

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Depths of Time 3.5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 2 reviews.
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Terrific story line and set of characters that keeps you hooked. The main concept (using a time wormhole to travel in space) was very intriguing. I would definitely recommend this book....but wait a year or so. There will MOST CERTAINLY be another book or two to come yet.