The short stories in "The Time Merchant Cafe" tell the tales of a select few patrons that visit the cafe and are offered a glimpse into their future. The caveat is that once they view their future, their decisions can now change it. They all take that look. These stories tell how that glimpse changed their lives, favorably or fatally. The Waiter, if you can call him that, at the Time Merchant Cafe delivers a great cup of coffee along with a view into your future; if you accept his disclaimer. The Waiter tells you he can show you a glimpse into your future but warns that once you see your future, it can now change. That change can be by design or accident. The offer sounds too good to be true so why not take a look. What can it hurt? Once you see your future, your time-line is no longer fixed, so the Waiter tells you. What was once going to occur is now subject to change. It can be rewarding or make your life a disaster. Viewing a scene from your future may not be as promising as it sounds. The Waiter literally makes his living on how many years the patrons lose or gain by viewing their future. With all the years the Waiter has gained, he will be operating the cafe for many more years. After reading these six short stories would you take that look into your future, if offered, or would you simply settle for the really good coffee?"
Roger explores the human condition in a variety of situations with a variety of people, from young to old in this collection of short stories.
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