By Kathleen Ann Goonan
Sam Dance is a tender enlisted soldier in 1941 while his older brother Keenan is killed at Pearl Harbor. Afterwards, Sam provides that he'll do whatever he can to forestall the war.
During his education, Sam starts to teach that he has a knack for technological know-how and engineering, and he's plucked from the day-by-day grunt paintings of twenty-mile marches through his superiors to review topics like code breaking, electronics, and physics particularly, a technological know-how that's transforming into extra very important to the battle attempt. whereas learning, Sam is seduced by means of a mysterious lady physicist that's educating one in all his classes, and given her plans for a tool that may finish the warfare, maybe even finish the human predilection for struggle perpetually. however the gadget does anything much less, and extra, than that.
After his education, Sam is shipped all through Europe to resolve either theoretical and useful difficulties for the Allies. He spends his loose time taking part in jazz, and attempting to build the unusual equipment. it is only a lot later that he discovers that it labored, yet in a manner that he can have by no means imagined.
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In War Times: An Alternate Universe Novel of a Different Present (Dance Family) by Kathleen Ann Goonan