In Times Passed
by L. Darby Gibbs
Brent Garrett has felt manipulated by his mother since before he can remember. When he unexpectedly turns a prototype Nerg box into a time machine, stepping out of her reach and into a time without expectations is his brand of change. Meeting Miranda Jenkins, a painter who gives him temporary sleeping rights to her couch, is just the beginning. Unfortunately, even a time jumper runs out of time.