The Carter Prophecy, expressed in the universal language of numbers, irrefutably declares that the human race will be extinct in 200 years. But what if there is a way to survive the catastrophe? When a coded message from the future turns up among the background noise of the Big Bang, Reid Malenfant, NASA drop-out turned entrepreneur, diverts his entire enterprise to find out what it means. The message gives the co-ordinates of the asteroid Cruithne, Earth’s remote second Moon – nobody knows how it got there. Soon, Malenfant, his ex-wife Emma, a super-intelligent child and a disturbed mathematical genius are on their way to Cruithne. What is discovered there is nothing less than a revelation: the secret reason for Mankind’s existence visible beneath the surface of Time’s river.Can this knowledge save the human race?