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By S. M. Stirling

The switch happened whilst an electric hurricane based over the island of Nantucket produced a dazzling white flash that rendered all digital units and fuels inoperable. What follows is the main poor worldwide disaster within the historical past of the human race-and a dismal Age extra common and entire than could be imagined.

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She wondered if she was walking into a trap. She'd always been good at that. What if I don't come back? She thought of Matthew for a moment, his bewildered, sleepy face as she'd dropped him off at Cliff's. His eyes looking at Cliff, then at her. She knew he'd heard their hasty, whispered conversation, knew he'd worked out that this was some big, terrifying adult thing that he couldn't be told about. Her heart clenched, and she turned to Hynes, ready to tell him to turn the Land Rover around and take her back to the town.

Then he marched on after Kitig. Sam stared after him for a moment. If it's not fiction then there must have been humans in the past of this universe, or maybe that record is from our universe, in which case – In which case she hadn't the faintest idea what was happening. Thinking about it made her head spin. There was an exit behind the high table; a librarian sat there, copying a book. Sam noticed that her fur was patchy, dry, like that of an old cat or dog. And she looked old, bones protruding from wasted flesh under her white robe.

Rowenna took a deep breath, then slowly, painfully, pushed herself upright with her arms. She was in a cave. Low, badly lit, damp, smelly. Turning her head, she could see the end of Julie's legs, with black restraining straps around them. She couldn't turn far enough to see her friend's face. Looking forward, she saw straps around her own legs. She couldn't see a bullet wound, couldn't feel any wound. Had Hynes really shot her? Perhaps it had been some kind of tranquilliser... She couldn't remember.

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