Temporal skimmers are unique in that they exist completely fluidly in the fourth dimension. This ensures that there will only be a handful, perhaps only one or two, in existence at any given time. Their massive bulk and devastating hunger is therefore not in competition with any other.

However, experts are certain that the skimmers return to a certain time period to breed. No one is sure when this is, but there is a healthy debate about whether a plague of these creatures, enough to scour the world clean, was in the past…or is in the future.

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