" I wonder where this will lead, she thought. Surely the possibilities of this new technology - based, after all, on the manipulation of space and time themselves - would not prove limited to simple data transfer. She sensed that nothing would be the same, ever again. "
from "The Light of Other Days" by: Arthur C. Clarke, And Stephen Baxter.
In the very near future a technology is made available that truly re-defines the human species, and sheds light on humanity's gruesome history.