Jerry is an alcoholic widower and a disappointment to his daughter. But that's all part of his job. Although he doesn't know it, he's a surrogate time tourist. And now his company wants him back to harvest his experiences. Transported over five hundred years into the future, Jerry is swept up in a world of corporate spies and Luddite revolutionaries. Struggling to find his way back home, he travels across the country to Washington D.C., where the choices he makes will decide the future of humanity.