The war was won, at a tremendous cost. For many millions of soldiers and innocent Europeans, victory came far too late. A small team of scientists work in secret on an ambitious project to transcend time itself, to undo the most horrific war crime ever committed...and to murder a six-year-old child.
The Happy Man: Capital punishment is a terrible thing, they say. It reduces the State to the same level as the criminal, they say. It must be replaced with something humane, they say. But who is to say what is humane and what isn't? The Competitor: A major breakthrough in psychiatric treatment leads to a man with a very crowded head. Here is Brad Linaweaver's tale of a man with the ultimate personality conflict.
A man is running, running through the woods, avoiding cities, avoiding his fellow man, running, running. He's running from the authorities, from his crimes, from an entire world. And most of all, he is running from himself and the logically frightening and humane punishment that waits for him if he stops.