Time shatters into shards of the past, present, and future. A group of survivors dodges threats from across history to locate the source and repair the damage before it's too late. Earth's timeline has shattered in 'the Event,' creating a frightening new world of prehistoric monsters, lost cultures, and strange futuristic perils. A ragtag band of survivors from different points throughout history have joined 'Merlin,' a mysterious figure who may be their only hope to save the world-if he is who he claims to be. When their twenty-third century ship the Vanuatu is sabotaged by an unknown enemy and thrown far off its course, the team must solve a dangerous new mystery, even as they are split apart and fighting to survive in a war-torn Shard World . . .