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The Great Famine, by 1849, has devastated Ireland and its hunger-stricken people. Their plight is made worse by the evictions imposed by the landlords, who send tenants to the workhouses and the roadside ditches, where many die from starvation and disease.

On his return to New Earth in the search for his parents, Archie is stranded when a timecrack lands him on the deck of Captain Abelhorn’s fishing trawler, the Serpent. Along with Abelhorn’s granddaughter, Kristin, Archie is captured by slave traders and taken to the island of Copanatec to work in the tunnels below the pyramid.

Richard is endowed with the ability to ‘see’ beyond his own world. Can he help Archie to find their parents, and help the scientists at Mount Tengi.


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