There is a great and mythological tradition of gods and heroes. Mark Curry does not fall into this category. A search for his brother reveals the RunBladers are struggling to maintain the Universal Union of Time. Which isn’t helped when Mark takes his brother, Hap Pollo, away from the World Clock to find their parents.
They discover other interesting characters 2,000 years in the past and make things much, much worse. For everyone, forever, as they uncover the secret that lies behind the whole of human history and the eventual destruction of Mankind.