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The Master Race, Chapter 39

A Happy Ending?

 

Of course, the end of a story is sometimes the beginning of another, one that details both the origin of a fixed point in time and a time paradox of sorts, one that begets a host of unanswerable questions.

Restated succinctly …

Upon disassembly, Toy reveals its heinous past and portends its equally horrendous future. As such. For a scant few seconds a legend stamped upon its forehead is visible, readable no matter what language the reader understands: U. S. Army Air Corps, Project TOY, offset lessee ‘Royal Netherlands Defense Force Ltd’ et al – Bendix MFG’s Model 1941-A7 “Octant” – Enterprise Serial #NX-01 (Prototype); Patent 659507, John Moses Browning (inventor).