Time Machines Repaired While-U-Wait
|Publisher:||EDGE Science Fiction and Fantasy Publishing|
In the future, Aloysius "Spider" Webb will journey to the End of Time...
For now, Spider must be content with repairing broken time machines, rebuilding his life and avoiding the lunatic antics of his boss, Dickhead McMahon.
Spider’s life is status quo until he discovers inside a broken second-hand time machine, the corpse of a brutally murdered woman from the future. The Department of Time and Space steps in to manage the situation—leaving Spider asking a lot of questions that only lead to more questions; unsettling evidence, brewing trouble, and the knowledge that Spider himself might be involved in an epic battle for control of time itself.
Will his knowing the future be a curse or a blessing? and will Spider Webb really find out how things turn out before they happen? With his new found knowledge, who can Spider trust?
One thing is certain: it will all happen before the End of Time!
For “Time Machines Repaired While-U-Wait” specialist, Aloysius “Spider” Webb, time travel has lost its luster.
Working as a senior time machine repair technician, Spider has seen it all—past, present and future. Wanting more out of life, Spider hates time travel and everything that goes with it—after all, time travel cost him his job as a top investigating police officer.
Fixing time machines is a waste of Spider’s talent. But he’s resigned to do it until he discovers, inside a broken second-hand time machine, the corpse of a woman; brutally murdered, wrapped in plastic and duct tape. Before Spider can act on his old police instincts, the shadowy Department of Time and Space steps in and seizes the machine, the remains, and all of the evidence, and closes the investigation.
Spider wants answers, but his questions only lead to more questions; unsettling evidence, brewing trouble, and the knowledge that Spider, himself, might be involved in an epic battle at the End of Time. Who can Spider trust? And what will they tell him: the truth or what he wants to hear?