Andy Reese moves back in time to the 1939 New York World's Fair... Humanity's pivotal point in time. Andy Reese, living in an reckless, immoral future, is sent back to 1939, and is steered toward Lucy Apel, an Iowa farm girl. Writing an essay, Lucy has won a trip to the 1939 New York World's Fair. At the fair, malevolent, evolved humans are intent on stopping Andy from saving Professor Geiger, a pivotal figure in history. Human dignity in a new time line is restored only if Geiger lives.