When Lance, a history professor in the 21st century, stumbles across a mysterious object, he has no idea it will lead him and his friends to a time ship crashed in the year 2017. But with this amazing discovery comes a dire message from the two future refugees onboard: Lance and his friends must become paladins, protectors of time itself.
The trees ahead of them opened up into a clearing and Keith blinked rapidly as sudden, bright sunlight assaulted his vision. When his vision finally adjusted, Keith realized that it was not, in fact, a clearing - it was a crater.
“I knew it,” Keith mumbled, taking in the silver craft that occupied the deepest part of the crater. “Aliens are real.”