Threads of Time Author:Edited by Robert Silverberg Three of the most gifted writers in the science-fiction field have pooled their talents to produce this exciting new collection of novellas. Whether it is the far-distant future or one we will experience in our own era, time is the element that binds all generations of mankind. Each of the writers represented in this book has used time as a them... more »e for his story - either the physical changes it brings, the concept of alteration of ethical values, or just its separations effects.
In "Threads of Time," Gregory Benford introduces the reader to a crisis at a moon station, where a mysterious domelike structure has been discovered and threatens all who try to approach it. Veteran sci-fi writer Clifford D. Simak gives us "The Marathon Photograph," the story of two scientists who stumble on time travelers from four hundred million years in the past. And Norman Spindrad in "Riding the Torch," creates for us a world long sick of its own evil, which dies only to be reborn with a second change to redeem itself.« less