Alternative Futures: The Bus Broke Down on a Tropical Summer Day
Steven had not held a physical book in his hands in years. He sat down and picked up the nine hundred page History of Cultures volume that was lying at the top of the stack of books someone had left behind on the table where he was resting. The book was fragile; its pages slim and prone to disintegration. Published in the penultimate year of the 20th century, the book, Steven immediately assumed, was a product of chaos and delusion. He judged the two writers to be multi-generationals by their names, though such classification did not exist at the time. Steven was wrong...