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While it is every writer’s dream is to write characters that come to life, Michael Schatten wakes up in a nightmare when he learns that his typewriter is part of a secret Cold War weapon that turns fiction into reality.
While every writer’s dream is to write characters that come to life, Michael Schatten wakes up in a nightmare.
Suffering from writer’s block, Michael Schatten books himself into a remote beachside cabin to find inspiration. In an antique shop in the nearby town, he stumbles upon a quaint typewriter, and begins to type a short story. On a walk on the beach the next day, he stumbles upon a dilapidated house just like the one he described in his story. And at lunch in a diner he overhears other patrons talk, using the very lines he composed the night before. What is going on? Has he entered the twilight zone? Gone mad? Or purchased a magic typewriter?
Soon he realizes that his typewriter is a secret Cold War weapon and connects to a powerful computer capable of converting fiction to reality. Trouble is, there are others. Schatten must pit his writing skills against those of an acclaimed Russian author bent on subjugating the world, and he has only seven days to foil the plot.