Hugo Award: Best Novel nominee (1984). Philip K. Dick Award: Best Novel nominee (1983). Locus SF Award nominee (1984).
In the skies over Oakland, California, a DC-10 and a 747 are about to collide. In the far distant future, a time-travel team is preparing to snatch the passengers, leaving prefabricated smoking bodies behind for the rescue teams to find. And an air disaster investigator will get a phone call that changes his life... and the end of the world as we know it.
Genres: science fiction