~review by SaraH.
The Klaatu Diskos Series by Pete Hautman
Tucker Fey’s parents have suddenly gone missing after a strange phenomenon is witnessed above their house – a perfectly circular shaped distortion of light. After weeks of his parent’s increasingly strange behavior, and subsequent disappearance, Tucker finds a way to follow them through the distortion of light he knows to be responsible for it.
And so begins Tucker’s adventure. Each disk shaped phenomenon, called a “diskos”, is a portal to another time. Sometimes it leads to the far future, sometimes the further future, and sometimes far back into the past.
For readers acquainted with time-travel stories, this series contains a number of familiar time-travel tropes: temporal paradoxes, timeline crossings, alternate histories and merged memories, self-fulfilling prophecies, and more. Impressively, Hautman deals with all of this in a…
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