By Connie Willis
Winner of the Nebula Award
Traveling again in time, from Oxford circa 2060 into the thick of worldwide battle II, was once a regimen expedition for 3 British historians wanting to research firsthand the heroism and horrors of the Dunkirk evacuation and the London Blitz. yet getting marooned in war-torn 1940 England has grew to become Michael Davies, Merope Ward, and Polly Churchill from temporal travelers into besieged electorate suffering to outlive Hitler’s devastating onslaught. And now there’s extra to fret approximately than simply getting again domestic: The impossibility of changing earlier occasions has constantly been a middle trust of time-travel theory—but it can be tragically incorrect. while discrepancies within the historic checklist start cropping up, it means that one or the entire destiny viewers have by some means replaced the past—and, eventually, the result of the conflict. in the meantime, in 2060 Oxford, the stranded historians’ manager, Mr. Dunworthy, frantically confronts the possible most unlikely job of rescuing his students—three lacking needles within the haystack of heritage. The exciting time-tripping experience that begun with Blackout now hurtles to its lovely solution in All Clear.