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Maggie Winthrop is shocked to find a naked gorgeous man in front of her house. She is more alarmed to discover that he knows so much about her. Hearing him out, she finds out that he comes from the future. He's Charles “Chuck” Delia Croce 7 years after, who has invented the time traveling machine. Unfortunately a group of terrorist named Wizard-9 has gotten hold of the machine and has used it to kill the president of the USA and bomb the White House. Using the prototype that he has made, he has traveled back 7 years before to ask Maggie's help to convince the younger Charles Croce to stop his plans of inventing the time machine. At first Maggie is disbelieving until Chuck tells her of her future and that they have been the best of friends.
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Chuck is grateful to get the chance to see Maggie again. In his future time, his time machine has been used by a group of terrorists and they have killed his best buddy and Maggie in front of him. In despair, he activates his prototype to return back 7 years before to change history again. There he finds Maggie alive and his attraction and love for her are still the same. He asks Maggie to convince Charles, the 7-years-younger Chuck, to stop his work on the time travel. Maggie finds Chuck attractive and the more she knows him and about their future together, the more she falls in love with him. So when Chuck tells her to seduce Charles, Maggie hesitates because although they're both the same people, Maggie loves Chuck and not Charles. When Maggie meets Charles, Charles instantly becomes attracted to her. Maggie sees the similarities between Chuck and Charles and her doubt of loving two different persons melt away. She knows in her heart that she loves Charles and the man he will become. With Chuck's confrontation with Charles, Maggie is able to convince Charles of stopping his dream of manufacturing the time travel. However Chuck's life is endangered when the Wizard-9 leader finds him at the present time and tries to eliminate him. The leader is the same one who has killed Maggie in the future. Charles kills the leader and Chuck and all the future characters disappear. Charles let go of his dream of making the time travel machine and chooses a life with Maggie.
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Plot & Themes

Time/era of story    -   2000+ (Present Day) Action/suspense subplot?    -   Yes Action:    -   chased by/chasing kidnapper/killer If one lover chases another...    -   he chases after her Time Travel    -   Yes Type of time travel    -   future to present

Main Male Character

Profession/status:    -   scientist Age/status:    -   20's-30's

Main Female Character

   -   20's-30's Profession/status:    -   writer


United States    -   Yes City?    -   Yes

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   moderately detailed references to deaths What % of story is romance related?    -   90% Focus of story    -   equally on him and her How much dialog    -   roughly even amounts of descript and dialog

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