As a mercenary soldier of fortune, Calvin Waller has grown used to danger. Danger is the air he breathes. But when he find himself thrown from the midst of an African battle into a primitive farm community of the future, he is naturally disoriented. Trained as he is, he quickly get his bearings and begins a new and different battle... only to be thrown again. He is being manipulated. Falling Toward Forever is the story of his search for The Manipulator, and for himself. A strange and wonderful search... for the Manipulator holds all the strings.
Gordon Eklund (born 1945) is a Nebula Award-winning, American science fiction author whose works include the "Lord Tedric" series and two of the earliest original novels based on the 1960s Star Trek TV series. He has written under the pen name Wendell Stewart, and in one instance under the name of the late E. E. "Doc" Smith (1890–1965).
Gordon Eklund. Wikipedia.