Each of the classic science fiction stories contained in this collection answers in its own way to the questions haunting mankind from time immemorial. Who are we? Why are we here? What is conscience? Is there life after death?

When facing trouble, the heroes of these stories cross ordinary experience and enter an unexpected dimension where things become fluid, nothing is taken for granted, and everything is possible.

The tedious rules of daily routine crumble, leaving room to unusual horizons, newfound relationships, and surprising discoveries that restore the frayed bonds of a too-often-humbled mankind.