Driving home from a business trip, the author of this short story becomes stranded in a blizzard. He realizes that he's in this predicament due to his own bad decisions. But he also realizes that by making some good decisions, he can take what might have been a life-threatening ordeal, and turn it into a minor inconvenience.
A resident of 2012 mysteriously wakes up in 1937. Whoever or whatever sent him here took care to give him a history, but with a minimum of entangling complications. His immediate needs are taken care of, but in his first week in his new reality, he ponders the tasks that lie before him.
Published: September 16, 2011.
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This short novel looks examines the first days of an economic depression sparked by a widespread series of terrorist attacks, sometime in the decade of the 2010's. Even though there is relatively little physical damage, the damage to the power grid is catastrophic, and the country is almost immediately plunged into darkness.
The events are seen through the journal of one who lived through them.