內容簡介 The Shadow Out of Time circuitously tells of the Great Race of Yith, an extraterrestrial species with the capacity to tour thru area and time. The Yithians accomplish this with the aid of using switching our bodies with hosts from the supposed spatial or temporal destination. The tale means that the effect, while visible from the outside, is comparable to religious possession. The Yithians' unique reason turned into to look at the records of diverse instances and places, and that they have accrued a "library metropolis" this is packed with the beyond and future records of more than one races, such as humans. Ultimately the Yithians use their capacity to get away the destruction in their planet in every other galaxy with the aid of using switching our bodies with a race of cone-fashioned plant beings who lived 250 million years in the past on Earth. The cone-fashioned entities (finally additionally called the Great Race of Yith) lived of their huge library metropolis in what could later become Australia's Great Sandy Desert (22 3′14″S 125 0′39″E).