What would you think if you found out that someone you knew had been around since the dawn of man? What questions would you ask and what mysteries could they unmask? Join seven skeptical scholars on a riveting journey as they uncover the history of man through one of their close friends, who reveals he was born 14 millennia prior.
An impromptu goodbye party for Professor John Oldman becomes a mysterious and intense interrogation after the retiring scholar reveals to his colleagues he is an immortal who has walked the earth for 14,000 years. Learn the mysteries of science, religion, and human culture as Oldman takes you on this incredible journey spanning time and space while never leaving the confines of his living room. Friendships are strained and faith is tested when Oldman reveals his secret. His friends, not realizing the gift that has been bestowed upon them, subject their colleague to a harsh psychoanalysis, questioning his ethics as he tests their beliefs.
Acclaimed Sci-Fi writer Jerome Bixby conceived this story back in the early 1960′s. It would come to be his last great work, finally completing it on his deathbed in April of 1998.