The Life of the World to Come
Tor, Dec 2004, 25.95, 336 pp.
In the twenty-fourth century, Dr. Zeus, Incorporated discovered time travel. However, rather than benefiting humanity, the firm plundered history taking valuable artifacts so the shareholders became wealthy. One of the top agents, the botanist Mendoza, fell in love with an apparent sixteenth century English native only to watch him die; next Mendzoa fell in love with a duplicate in nineteenth centu...