Inhabitants of Earth from seventy million years ago return to reclaim their planet. A struggling advertising man doing his six-month reserve call-up duty for the Air Force is sent to negotiate for the future existence of a newly evolved species: humanity.
Hugo, Nebula, and Campbell Award winner, Barry Longyear is author of the acclaimed Enemy Mine, made into a major motion picture by Fox. Recent works include The Enemy Papers and Yesterday's Tomorrow. Having completed training as a PI, the current work is a mystery titled The Hangman's Son. He lives with his wife, Jean, in New Sharon, Maine.