I open the envelope and pull out the second letter and a clear card that shines in rainbow colors as my fingertips touch it.
I can only start by saying I am sorry, so very very sorry. As I told you before we are only human, and as humans we make mistakes. Just like your mistake with JFK. In my time, we understand more of time and space then the scientists of your day, but we do not understand everything; and some of what we do not understand causes big mistakes. Although there is a science around attraction, love still is a baffling mystery now as it was in your day. The residue created has attached itself to you and Sadie, an energy that is even stronger when you are together than apart. Love and residue have their own energy, combined they are a power source. I should have let you save Sadie. She was meant to die at the hand of her husband, but the residue kept her alive for you to find her again. I now know you and Sadie could have been accepted by the timeline. And for the good she did in the current timeline, she has allowed one evil to live.
You were not there to occupy Sadie’s time, so she volunteered to supervise a busload of freshmen on a hike. She pulled a tick off of a boy named David Chandley. David would have once grown further and further ill from a tick bite, eventually passing away three years later. Without George Amberson, the residue altered string allowed Sadie to save David who later grows up to be a civil engineer with SSC Steel Corporation, a company bent on growing their steel empire. David would be assigned to check out an old building called the Kitchener Ironworks in the town of Derry, Maine for possibly re-opening. David disappeared in that building one hot summer day in the mid 80’s, never to be heard from again. While checking out the structural foundation of the basement, David found some unusual looking orbs, and took one for examination. Before he made it very far, he was struck from behind and fell into a very special bubble, similar to your rabbit hole, but into world very different from our own. The evil orb was protected from impeding destruction; later returning to our world to spread evil.
Even if you were able to go back and allow David’s fate, the orb is still residue that will be unchanged in a dimension that turns on a different set of gears than our own. Resetting your past, will not save the future. Yet you hold the key to the future, you are the Jimla; man, monster, and hero. Al unknowingly sought you out, in particular, because you were meant to travel through time. Kyle could not hear or feel Al’s presence in the past, but he knew you are the Jimla, something more than just Jake or George. The future needs saving, and you are the right man. I told you there were other bubbles, though I wanted to avoid the details. Now I must share with you the town of Derry, Maine is highly unusual for its bubble activity. The card you now hold is a computer that has been programmed to help you find the bubble you need, and the dimensional vortex David fell through. You are better off without the hat; the more complex communication part of the computer.The card will turn red as you near the vortex bubble, and will turn green when you find your time bubble to save Sadie, yes, to save Sadie. Once you return with Sadie take the card to the vortex and leave it. If the card stays within the short distance of the vortex for more than 2 minutes, and remains in the presence of the vortex, a 5 minute countdown will start followed by a large explosion to close the bubble. Hopefully, if you move fast, this will happen before the monster steps back through the vortex into our world.
Trust your feelings Jimla. More powerful than computers are those individuals gifted to see or feel the things most people cannot. Have you already figured out to trust your feelings above what you can see? The evil you will encounter feeds on those trusting in sight alone. The bubble you need to seek out is on the edge of the Ironworks. The card will help you, hold it, and think of a question, the answer will be there. To keep you from being tempted by the future, the computer has been limited. To save Sadie, you will have to move fast and you will need her help to defeat the evil. Apart from each other, the residue clinging to you or Sadie will smell like something “good on the grill” to the monster that haunts Derry. Together the power you generate, will give the monster concern, possibly even fear. Ask your Sadie of today to write her younger self a letter containing revelations only she can know, again this bubble will not give you as much time with Sadie while in the past, move fast. An evil has haunted Derry approximately every 27 years, until its death in 1985. There are never guarantees the progeny will stick to the same time line, but move fast.
Please forgive me, Jimla, I didn’t know.
Mr. King allowed the readers of “11 22 63” to visit the world of “IT”. He gave us the timeline and location, and while searching for a way to let Sadie and Jake be together, it is just too tempting not to throw a plank across the void from one world to the other. Perhaps this was Mr. King’s intention all along. Both books are great works, worthy of sequels, and perhaps one that allows both to live. There are of course lots of ways to get there, here is one. I tried to leave opportunities by acknowledging Derry as a vortex, residue as energy, and a computer that could give handy information. Again, not a serious attempt to write, because I do not know what that is all about; and I’m sure I have made all sorts of logical, literary, and grammatical errors; I’m just trying to tie things together for my own pleasure.