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    Archaeologist Joseph Belisar discovers several twenty-first century artifacts buried deeply in a two-thousand-year-old Anasazi site. Examination reveals that these artifacts belong to his friend and the leader of their recent mission to Mars, Mike Angel.
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    When Dr. Ivan Medvedev finds a titanium surgical pin in the leg of a mummy found at the site, Mike knows that they must have been present when the objects were buried and the Indian lived.

    Mike and his "crew" adapt the AI spaceship to be able to bend time, as well as space, and travel to explore the life and times of the Ancestral Puebloans of the American Desert Southwest.

    During the adventure, Mike discovers that his feelings for crew-mate and journalist Svetlana Gerasova are deeper than he anticipated.
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Plot & Themes

Composition of Book planning/preparing, gather info, debate puzzles/motives 20%Feelings, relationships, character bio/development 50%Descript. of society, phenomena (tech), places 30% Tone of book    -   very upbeat FANTASY or SCIENCE FICTION?    -   science fiction story Time Travel:    -   largely backwards/past Is this an adult or child's book?    -   Adult or Young Adult Book Time Travel story?    -   Yes Story largely takes place in    -   Really long ago

Main Character

Identity:    -   Male Profession/status:    -   engineer Age:    -   40's-50's


Takes place on Earth?    -   Yes

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   no torture/death scientific jargon? (SF only)    -   a significant amount of technical jargon How much dialogue?    -   roughly even amounts of descript and dialog

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