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Cretaceous Sea
Author(s):
Hubbell, Will
Publisher:
Ace Books
Date:
2002
ISBN:
0-441-00989-1
Cause:
Time Travel
Creatures:
Extinct Reptiles
Submitted by:
Mike Riley (02/27/04)
My Rating:
3-1/2 Scars
3-1/2 Scars
 
Excerpt:
“Oh God!" said Rick in horror. 'What's the matter?' asked Con, her voice filled with concern. Rick whirled around, then froze when he spotted the image of the slowly tumbling rock. "Those symbols on your wall … on those charts … on that screen." Rick said in a shocked, quiet voice. "They ar clocks. They're counting backward.” "Backward? To what?"

“The K-T event.” Rick's agitation exploded into frantic activity. . . "Don't you know what this island's for? Asked Rick incredulously. "Don't you know where we are? This place was built to observe the K-T event.” Con grabbed Rick's arm. "You're scaring me," she said. Joe turned to Con. "Do you know what he's talking about?”

"Sixty-five million years ago, a nine-mile-wide meteor hit the Earth,” said Rick. "It's called the K-T event. It wiped out the dinosaurs. It wiped out damn near everything. Only for us, it isn't 65 million years ago. For us, it will happen today.


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