Distrust and suspicion were at an all-time high in 1960 between the two major super-powers, with Russia and the United States competing for space supremacy.
This is the story of what happened when a last-minute switch on the launch pad of a Russian Sputnik changed United States history and the lives of 8 year old Ben and 6 year old Sam.
The US Government and the Russian Government will neither confirm or deny the following story. The FBI and NSA will not comment on matters of national security.
The names of characters in this story have been changed to protect their identity.
Other than that, consider this story entirely made-up.