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Timescape Chapter 32

By Gregory Benford

Chapter 32

  • Peterson wakes up slowly and painfully in the hospital.
  • A nurse comes in to take his temperature, and Peterson upchucks nothing but bitter bile.
  • Peterson finds his wife stopped by long enough to write a note telling him she is leaving for Cannes and will probably be home Wednesday. Thanks, honey.
  • Peterson listens to the radio news and hears about United Airlines flight 347.
  • He calls for a nurse and demands they bring him a phone.