The Shores of Another Sea Author:Chad Oliver "IT WAS KILLING TIME FOR THE BIG CATS! The sun dipped low in the East African sky as the rust-colored dust formed an ageless patina, covering the landscape of the dead. As he had many times before, Royce Crawford watched the lions stalk onto the valley floor. Suddenly, Royce heard something unusual -- a faint, bizarre whistling, other... more »worldly, out of time and place. On the horizon, an arc of white appeared and curved downward toward the earth. The predators scattered. Then there was nothing. The fading sun lost its warmth. Whatever it was, Royce knew, had come down near the settlement. As he ran toward his jeep one thought raced through his mind: AN UNKNOWN EVIL FORCE HELD THE LIVING IN A DEATH GRIP. Only Royce Crawford could prevent the inevitable holocaust."