Beyond the most staggering human achievement. Beyond ambition. Beyond war. There waits...ETERNITY
It is an age of pain and wonder: on Earth, struggling from the ravages of nuclear war; on Thistledown, the amazing asteroid-starship from the far future; and in the Way, the infinite corridor that slices across universes both human and inhuman.
But now an impossible visitor from the end of rime comes to take a handful of voyagers into space-time, where they must destroy the ultimate marvel of science.
For the existence of the Way threatens to abort the ultimate goal--and purpose--of all creation....