The basis for the hit ABC TV series and the Aurora Award-winning novel that started it all!
Two minutes and seventeen seconds that changed the world
Suddenly, without warning, all seven billion people on Earth black out for more than two minutes. Millions die as planes fall from the sky, people tumble down staircases, and cars plow into each other.
But that's the least of the survivors' challenges. During the blackout, everyone experienced a glimpse of what his or her future holds—and the interlocking mosaic of these visions threatens to unravel the present.
Robert J. Sawyer is the Aurora Award-winning author ofFlashForward, basis for the ABC TV series, the Hugo Award-winning author ofHominids, and the Nebula Award-winning author ofThe Terminal Experiment. He is also the author ofCalculating God,Mindscan, the WWW series—Wake,Watch andWonder—and many other books. He was born in Ottawa and lives in Toronto.