The year is 1899. For millennia, people have shared myths of unexplained occurrences at age-old monuments around the world, such as Stonehenge and the Pyramids of Egypt. Recently, reports of bizarre phenomena at these sites have garnered the full attention of the powers that be. In these places, spacetime is distorted. Time flows in unexpected ways. In addition, unusual crystals with supernatural properties have been discovered there. These discoveries have sparked the invention of fantastic machines that can travel through time. Now, the rapidly industrializing superpowers of the world are in a race to amass and exploit these valuable resources.