His mother is not his mother. His father is not his father. And if Jack hadn’t broken the high school football rushing record that night, he never would have known and nothing would have changed. But he did break the record. He appeared on the news. The Dark Army found him.
In a space-time-bending game of survival, Jack discovers he’s been sent from the future to save the planet–its oceans and rainforests. But in this young adult series of science fiction, fantasy and environmental thrills, it’s a race against time—and the Dark Army.
David Klass is the author of many young adult novels, including You Don't Know Me, Losers Take All, and Grandmaster. He is also a Hollywood screenwriter, having written more than twenty-five action screenplays, including Kiss the Girls, starring Morgan Freeman and Ashley Judd, Walking Tall, starring The Rock, and Desperate Measures, starring Michael Keaton and Andy Garcia. Klass grew up in a family that loved literature and theater-his parents were both college professors and writers-but he was a reluctant reader, preferring sports to books. But he started loving the adventure stories his parents would bring home from the library-particularly Jack London, Robert Louis Stevenson and Alexandre Dumas. After his sister twice won a story contest in Seventeen magazine, Klass decided he would win it too, and when he was a senior in high school, he did, publishing his first story, "Ringtoss," in the magazine. He studied at Yale University, where he won the Veech Award for Best Imaginative Writing. He taught English in Japan, and wrote his first novel, The Atami Dragons, about that experience. He now lives in New York with his wife and two children.