The chilling predictions of a long-ago seer are unearthed. A well-preserved fossil man sheds terrifying light on the future of mankind. A dominant race in the Galaxy interferes with the development of a would-be rival. Something very strange happens in a sleepy English town. A lost colony on a relentlessly hostile planet has survived against all the odds. John Faust is changing the course of history when a fatal illness strikes. He is placed in suspended animation. What sort of world does he wake up to?