Albert thinks he can make the past present. That he can travel through time and solve the mystery of what happened to the doomed crew of the ghost ship Mary Celeste.

James just wants his best friend Albert to give up all the hocus-pocus and New Age mumbo jumbo and find a real job. He's seen Albert's wild experiments. Seen them fail miserably. He has no doubt this new one will meet the same fate.

Until Albert takes him back with him. Takes him on board the Mary Celeste as she nears her doom. James has his eyes opened. He experiences things not easily explained.

And learns what humans are truly capable of, including himself.

The Doom of the Mary Celeste - A Short Story of Alternative History