“What? I…Well I don’t understand”, I said.

John glanced up and in one swift movement pushed his thick rimmed glasses further up his nose.

“What don’t you understand, Robert?“, he said. He bent back down and glanced back towards the object.

I moved slowly towards the metal table and gazed down.

“Tell me again.. What is it? “.

Without looking away from the object John whispered “it’s a time frame syncing device”.

To be continued…