Bearing an Hourglass

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Bearing an Hourglass

By Piers Anthony

Del Rey Books, Mass Market Paperbound, 9780345313157, 384pp.

Publication Date: September 12, 1985


When life seemed pointless to Norton, he accepted the position as the Incarnation of Time, even though it meant living backward from present to past. The other seemingly all-powerful incantations of Immortality--Death, Fate, War, and Nature--made him welcome. Even Satan greeted him with gifts. But he soon discovered that the gifts were cunning traps and he had become enmeshed in a complex scheme of the Evil One to destroy all that was good....