Instant of Decision
The third planet of Sun (unintelligible number) has long been suspected of being Earth, but it was not until the development of the principles of time transfer that it became possible to check the theory completely.
The brilliant work done by--
(Karnes hesitated over the name, then wrote--)
--Starson on the ancient history and early evolution of the race has shown the theory to be correct. This has opened a new and fascinating field for the study of socioanthropology.
Part Two: Present Purposes and Aims.
Because of the great energy transfer and cosmic danger involved in too frequent or unrestricted time travel, it has been decided that the best method for studying the social problems involved would be to rebuild, in toto, the ancient Earth as it was just after the initial
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A counter espionage agent encounters a being from the future. What can't be determined until the story ends is whether Earth is real, or has be reconstructed to match ancient history.
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