The book starts with a regular guy 'Joe' who starts out making things, he's a cabinet maker, but he loves inventing 'stuff.' He makes a time device and realises a vast potential. He knows the world is running wrong, and it has always been that way. He knows that the veil all mankind is under is designed that way to keep the glass 'half empty' for all time. But for what reason? and by who? Joe is visited by one of the worlds greatest ever scientists, from last century who loves listening to ABBA, together they find themselves in a maze of possibilities all leading to one point in time, if they make just one small mistake, everything known and unknown will simply dissapear. Joe has a few aces up his sleave, but can the final solution be found.