Orders of Magnitude asks how much the past can affect the future, even after a million years.
The book follows Anna, who volunteered to sleep for a thousand years in the name of science. She instead finds herself a million years in the future, where humans have been replaced by new species that have risen to rule the Earth.
Struggling to find a place in the future, Anna becomes obsessed with the power being the last human provides her and brings the world to the brink of war.
Although the influence of humans on the new world is obvious, it’s Anna’s personal past that has the greatest impact. She told a lie in order to come to the future, one that has consequences on lives far beyond hers.