In which a friend turns to Reddit for help, and a sci-fi author and his publishers help to make his dream come true. Grab a hankie.
In short, Nachu Bhatnagar has terminal cancer and may die this June. His favorite book series (Harry Turtledove's "The War That Came Early") doesn't release till July. That's where Reddit and a good friend come in.
If you've been following this from the beginning, it's a pretty incredible story. Internet, when you're good, you're good.
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